BlueGreenEarth awards Elif Koyutürk as the Winner of BlueGreenEarth 2019 Spring-Summer-Fall Nature Photo Contest for her “Landscape” Photo.
“Our greatest story is inside us, it blooms when we look inward – the greatest eye to your story is your heart that manifests, I create from that manifestation.“
Elif Koyutürk, born in Istanbul 1993, is a dedicated photographer, director. After graduating from TED College Istanbul, she continued her education at Istanbul Bilgi University and UEM Madrid. There, she studied Television Reporting & Programming and Marketing, Multimedia & Cinema.
In 2014, she participated in the program “Youth on the Move” initiated by Amsterdam University for Applied Sciences, University of Oslo and Akershus, Stuttgart Media University and Bilgi University Istanbul. Even though she is very young, she worked with global brands such as Red Bull Media House, Sony, KISKA GmbH, KTM, MINI.
In 2015 she received the title “Commended Photographer” by World Sony Photography Awards and was featured in Travel and Leisure’s “100 Stunning Photos of the World”.
In 2017 her short movie “Details in Nature” selected as “Semi- Finalist” in Miami Epic Film Festival and her short movie “Good Morning Luise” selected as the “Film of the Week” by Awardeo Company. Austrian Consulate of Istanbul hosted her first solo film and photo exhibition in 2016 “Eternity of Nature and Soul”. The exhibition became a focus cultural point for Austrian-Turkish artists. Istanbul Museum of Photography hosted her second solo exhibition for a year at the museum. This exhibition was a mix of her works, including her series from “Thunder Birds” “Syrian Benjamin Button” and “Eternity of Nature and Soul”.