January 28, 2022
FINDING THE MAGIC OF ISTANBUL
IN CONVERSATION WITH EMIR SEVIM
Photography by Emir Sevim
Interview by Melanie Meggs
Emir Sevim is a street photographer that was born, raised, and lives today in Istanbul, Turkey. It was one photography class taken during his university studies that opened his eyes to new ways of seeing and thinking. About six years ago, Emir became interested in street photography and this is where he is inspired and applies his passion for photography. For Emir he has found a new love for his city through his work in the streets of Istanbul. He translates this passion and energy of the city through his images, finding unique comparisons and details that only one that is a native to a community can see and understand. Emir finds the magic that makes Istanbul such a brilliant city with a rhythm and beat that rocks Emir’s World.
"I hadn't noticed that Istanbul is such a magical city before I took my first photo. When I started to taking pictures, it was while I was getting lost in the streets, I realised how perfect this city really is."