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Mehmet Masum Suer is a Kurdish international photographer and freelance journalist living in city of Diyarbakir in Turkey.
He began his career as a journalist in 1974, then worked for different agencies and newspapers of Turkey as a reporter, photo-journalist, writer, redactor and representative.
He quit journalism after 1993, and got involved on his researches about history, culture and language.
Mehmet Masum Suer has been taking photos professionally in different fields besides photojournalism since 2005. Suer takes pictures of historic places and buildings especially in citys of Diyarbakir, Mardin, Van and Hasankeyf.
Meanwhile he has been involved on a project of taking photos of famous Kurdish politicians and artists.
Cultural, historical values, and works of art are the subjects that take his attention. Suer also records the cultural festivals, and presentations as documentaries.
Some of his exhibitions took place in Turkey, Iraq, and USA.
Photos of Suer are especially used in touristic publications such as guide books, brochures, and postcards as well as they are used in international tourism fairs, newspapers, and magazines.
My equipment in now:
(Pentax battery grip D-BG4)
Zenitar 16mm f 2.8 fisheye
Sigma 10-20 mm f4-5.6 DC EX HSM
Sigma 28mm f1.8 EX DG Aspherical Macro
Tamron 17-50 mm f2.8 XR Dİ II LD Aspherical (IF)
Pentax SMC-DA* 50-135mm f/2.8 ED [IF] SDM
Pentax 50mm f/1.7 SMC-M
Revuenon 55 mm f1.7
Tokina 135mm f/2.8
Ultra-Viole, Polarize ve Grey-ND filtres.
Lowepro CompuTrekker AW.
Lowepro Nova 180 AW.
Blue bead/Worn to ward off the evil eye/Diyarbakir
Materials of wedding feast!
Huge Copper Ketle