Photo: MAVI JEANS’ BACKSTAGE

Elif from Mavi Jeans is the closest I have had to a sister. She is an angel. Simply put, she spoils me. Her boyfriend and boyfriend’s brother are my Turkish brothers. Elif, if you are reading this, seni çoz ozledim. All the time. Why did Bread n’ Butter have to cancel their Barcelona events???!!! I am a worse person since I don’t get to see you twice a year.

I was once invited to the presentation of their new collection. I asked permission to shoot the backstage. It was my first experience on a backstages and catwalks and such. I had no idea what the thing would be like. What camera should I take?

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Photo: 5 PEOPLE IN A LONDON TAXI

My girlfriend (see previous post) travelled with me all the time, for so many years.
She is small enough to sneak with me in places, and do her job in an extremely smooth and efficient manner.

Simply put, she is gorgeous!

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Photo: LONELINESS

Some people say there is one phrase that a photographer should never say. And the reason why it should not be said is simple: it kills the challenge of taking pictures. Ok. Here it comes:

“This is the best picture I have ever taken! It is definitely MY BEST PICTURE!!!”

Oh! Wait! Let me quickly take it back, just in case.

“This is the best picture I have ever taken! It is definitely MY BEST PICTURE!!!”

Your best picture should be, not the one you just took, or the one you once took, but the next one you are planning to take.

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