Yunus Topal was born in Kahramanmaraş in 1980. He lives in Ankara.
Being involved with photography for many years now, his works, in general, focus on wild life. He is interested in documentary photography and likes shooting in remote lands and under challenging circumstances.
He teaches photography in numerous NGOs.
He participates in competitions as representative or jury member and has, himself, received many national and international awards. His articles and works of photography have been published in national newspapers and journals. He has made 3 video documentaries.
Topal teaches advanced level photography classes at Gazi University, Faculty of Fine Arts. He is also a member of the Association of the Art of Photography (FSK) in Ankara.