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Murat Düzyol

Murat Duzyol is one of 11 photojournalists who earned the right to take part in the 3-year long seminar organized by World Press Photo in Turkey in 2001. Throughout the seminar he received training about the occupational principles of photojournalism and international standards. He prepared two photo interviews entitled “The Environment” and “Gender.” His work was exhibited at an exibition in Amsterdam and included in a photography album published there as well. Meanwhile, two of his photo-interviews continue to be on exhibit on the World Press Photo seminar website.

Duzyol’s gender-themed photo-interview “Women Semazens” was published in National Geographic Turkey magazine in 2004 and a photo from that work was featured on the cover of the magazine. The cover was selected the year’s best cover photo by the National Geographic Society in America that same year. Thus did Duzyol come to earn his first international award. He then went on to work on yet more projects about various topics for National Geographic Turkey. In 2007, the most famous Guide of the world is Lonely Planet have a cover photo for the Turkey Guide from Murat Düzyol's Derwish portfolio. Duzyol continues to work as photographer for National Geographic Turkey and GEO magazine. And he is also working to advertisement agancy for free lance photographer.

Short film credits


Ali'nin Şişeleri

Turkey | Jul 2012 | 20:00
Ali holds back his attention to father as he is distant from his son. The role of mother Asiye is important as a balance of Ali’s relation with his fa...
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Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 23 Jul 2012