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SEMRA YILMAZ

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She was born in 1957. She received her bachelor degree in Biology -Human genetics from Istanbul University and worked over 15 years as a biologist in private health sector in Istanbul. She started having an interest in photography in 1975. She is a member of IFSAK (Istanbul Photography and Cinema Amateurs Club). She served in managing board of IFSAK in 1987. She participated in many personal and joined exhibitions, had many slide shows in different times in different cities and won many awards and exhibiting prizes in various national competitions. She took part in some social projects with her photography. Most important of her awards as a tribute to Istanbul is first prize in Golden Horn Halic Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality competition. She has been living in Kas, a small coastal town of Antalya, since 1996. They join expeditions of long travels of photography with her husband Tunc Uvendire as their shop called Silkroad which sells collectibles of ethnic decorative objects and jewellery and textiles, as well as their photograph gallery, close for the winter season of five months. And she continues to journey in the magical world of photography…

TUNC UVENDIRE

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Born in Istanbul 1966… After having his education in naval high school and The Naval Academy, he left Marine forces before graduating the academy. Worked in advertising, creating promotional marketing projects… He left Istanbul metropolitan city life, moved to Kas in 1989 and earned his life by trading. He started photography the same year. He is a member of IFSAK (Istanbul Photography and Cinema Amateurs Club). He owns with his wife a photograph gallery called İpekyolu/Silkroad that exhibits their mixed photographs and a shop which sells collected ethnic textiles, jewellery, artefacts and antique handicrafts from their travels on the silk road from Turkey to China.