(Chairman,Turkish Press Photographers Association & Hurriyet newspaper photographer)
Mr.Ozel is born in Antalya in1976.
He started his career in 1993 as a sports photographer at Hurriyet newpaper’s Antalya office and later worked at Sabah newspaper and Anadolu News Agency.
He is currently the Chairman of Turkish Press Photographers’ Association( since 2009) & working for Hurriyet newspaper( since 2012).
He has worked in different fields of daily life such as earthquakes,wars, international sports events,major meetings of world leaders,fashion shows .
His work has been published both in Turkish and International media.Mr.Ozel has recieved over 30 rewards from international and national competitions and over 20 from NGO’s,universities & private organizations.
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