Ara Guler

Ara Güler-The Eye of Istanbul Ara Güler (born August 16, 1928 in Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey) is a Turkish photojournalist of Armenian descent, nicknamed "the Eye of Istanbul".Güler attaches the greatest importance to human presence in his photographs and describes himself as a "visual historian" He believes that photography should provide a memory of people, of their lives and especially their suffering.
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karaköy, 1954 photo by ara güler, from ara güler’s istanbul from: http://mezzaluna.me

karaköy, 1954 photo by ara güler, from ara güler’s istanbul from: http://mezzaluna.me

The Magnum photographer Ara Güler was born in Istanbul in 1928 to ethnic Armenian parents. His images of his home city take viewers back in time through an Istanbul that has changed at breakneck speed

The Magnum photographer Ara Güler was born in Istanbul in 1928 to ethnic Armenian parents. His images of his home city take viewers back in time through an Istanbul that has changed at breakneck speed

by Ara Guler

by Ara Guler

by Ara Guler

by Ara Guler

Turkey. Lost In Istanbul, 1955. // Photo by Ara Güler

Turkey. Lost In Istanbul, 1955. // Photo by Ara Güler

Children at nightfall on a mountain road near Antalya, 1967, photo by Ara Güler (please repin with photographers credits)

Children at nightfall on a mountain road near Antalya, 1967, photo by Ara Güler (please repin with photographers credits)

Istanbul 1956 • By Ara Güler

Istanbul 1956 • By Ara Güler

Ara Güler | Offical Web Site

Ara Güler | Offical Web Site

Ara Güler - a sweeper and pilgrims wait in the courtyard of the Eyup Sultan mosque in Istanbul.

Ara Güler - a sweeper and pilgrims wait in the courtyard of the Eyup Sultan mosque in Istanbul.

Ara Güler | Offical Web Site

Ara Güler | Offical Web Site

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