He was born in Edremit in 1951. He is married and has one child. He served as the founding president of many foundations and associations. He served as a member of the Municipal Council, a member of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce and the chairman of the Council.
He sees photography as his second marriage. He is one of the founders and presidents of Zeyfod.
He is one of the founding members of TFSF Turkish Photographic Art Federation and served as chairman of the TFSF Supervisory Board for 2 terms.
He is a member of FSK, ZEYFOD, BASAF, BEAFSAD and Ahlat photography associations.
He is an Honorary member of EDFOD.