Visual Stories

Tuncay Dersinlioğlu


Tuncay Dersinlioğlu is a documentary photographer based in Izmir. He was born in Germany in 1982 and returned to Turkey with his family in 1986. He graduated from the Economics Department of Dokuz Eylül University in 2006. In 2010, he founded the Darkroom Photography Center. He continues to conduct workshops such as "Project Development Workshop" and "Documentary Photography Workshop" at the Darkroom, where he shares his personal experiences. His work has been featured in numerous national and international publications. Additionally, he has taught photography classes at various institutions including Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Izmir University of Economics, Dokuz Eylül University Continuing Education Center, Izmir Businessmen Association, French Cultural Center, Vestel, Vodafone, Philip Morris, Ülker, Garanti Bank, Egepen, and Finansbank. He produces news documentary, editorial, and promotional photographs for national and international publications, agencies, companies, and institutions. As one of the founders of KODA Photography Agency, he works as a contracted photographer for Reuters news agency, and he has been continuing his documentary and commercial photography work since 2004.