A group of pink-winged flamingos started flying over the lake when they heard the sound of a drone. At that moment, I saw the ripples they made on the surface of the water below dancing in time with their ascent. It was a rare moment that made me feel humbled and inspired by the wonders of the natural world.
black and white
On the eastern border of Gaza City, Palestinians are burning tires while the Israeli army fires tear gas canisters.
anxiously waiting for rescue teams to reveal the fate of their loved onesburied beneath the debris in the city of Kahramanmaraş in southern Türkiye .
Turkish presidential elections
Supporters of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attend an election rally of the Justice and Development Party in the Kasimpasa district of central Istanbul. Presidential candidates from all parties hold campaign rallies across Turkey on the last day.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during an election rally of the Justice and Development Party in the Kasimpasa district of central Istanbul. Presidential candidates from all parties held campaign rallies across Turkey on the last day
Teknofest aviation festival
anxiously waiting for rescue teams to reveal the fate of their loved ones buried beneath the debris in the city of Kahramanmaraş in southern Türkiye .
The couple, Fatih Kokturg (29 years old) and, Imran Gunduz (31 years old), are celebrating their wedding day with their dog friends who have been using their Instagram page to gather help for over a year and a half. They dare to enter the forest on weekends to feed over 1000 stray dogs.
Patriarch Bartholomew of the Orthodox Christian faith participated in a religious On Easter day ceremony held at St. George on Gokceda Island.
After the 2014 war on Gaza, a group of Palestinian youth in Jabalia refugee camp enjoy playing with colors and water.
Famous Turkish Singer Sena Sener's participation in the celebrations of the Istanbul 30 August Victory Day.
A professional Serbian model who lives in Istanbul
A Sudanese man wears Sudanese traditional dress after performing the Eid al-Fitr prayer
Tears do not dry
A Palestinian child cries in the Austrian neighborhood, west of Khan Yunis
A Palestinian photojournalist
was born in Gaza in 1983. His passion for photographic has continued for over 16 years. He dedicated his journalistic career to Gaza until 2018, after which he moved to Istanbul to pursue his journalistic journey.
His camera has covered numerous events of humanitarian significance, including photographic coverage of wars and natural disasters. Among the events he documented are the wars in Gaza, military escalations, the March of Return, as well as various humanitarian situations and daily life in and around Gaza. Additionally, he documented the earthquake that occurred in Turkey in February 2023. Furthermore, his experience includes documenting and covering presidential elections in Turkey.
His photographic journey has been characterized by the diversity of his artistic portfolio. He presented various photographic works and participated in art exhibitions, including an exhibition in Rome, Italy, in collaboration with UNICEF. He collaborated with major news agencies, international newspapers, non-profit organizations, and private companies.
Shady's professionalism is evident in his effective collaboration with various media and cultural entities, reflecting his positive impact in the fields of photojournalism and visual communication.