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Mehmet Masum Suer, AFIAP



Mehmet Masum Suer is a documentary photographer and freelance journalist living in city of Diyarbakir in Turkey. Suer takes pictures of historic places and buildings especially in cities of Diyarbakir, Mardin, Van and Hasankeyf. He has been involved on a project of taking photos of famous Kurdish artists. Cultural, historical values, and works of art are the subjects that take his attention. Suer also records the cultural festivals, and presentations as documentaries.

Some of his exhibitions took place in Turkey, Iraq, Belgium and USA.

Photos of Suer are especially used in touristic publications such as guide books, brochures, and postcards as well as they are used in international tourism fairs, newspapers, and magazines.

International photography magazine Light and Composition, has chosen sone of Suer's photos as "Photo of the Day" and four as "Photo of the Month," for January 2014. Suer placed in Light and Composition's list of the "100 Best Photographers".

Has many awards from international competitions of PSA and FIAP patronage. At the Arts and Culture Festival in the region of Federal Kurdistan in Iraq, he was awarded special honors.

Four of his photos have been printed as postage stamps.

Suer, is a member of Photographic Society of America (PSA) and Global Photographic Union (GPU) and Diyarbakir Amateur Photographers Association (DİFAK).

Also is a photographer İstock-Getty Images.