Tour Leader: Mehmet Özbalci

Mehmet Özbalci is an exceptional English-speaking guide thoroughly versed in Turkish history and culture. He is a wonderful travel companion, knowledgeable in the needs of getting photographers to the right place and best times to create iconic images of Turkey and its people. An excellent photographer himself, his charming, funny and personable demeanor make it very easy for you to meet and photograph the local people and visit "behind the scenes" locations throughout your tour. Mehmet lives in Istanbul with his wife and three children.