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Murat Kahya has been announced as the winner of the 2015 Young Photographers Award, with Ümit Erdem and Melih Aydemir earning honourable mentions. Since 2010, the Young Photographers Award has given annually by The American Turkish Society. The award was established and funded by a generous donation made by Haluk Soykan, and its aim is to encourage and support undergraduate students of photography in Turkey.
The winner receives a $5,000 award, in addition to having their submitted photography exhibited. The two honorable mentions are the recipients of a $2,500 award, and will also have their submitted photography exhibited. This year’s exhibition will be held at Mixer’s Karaköy branch.
The exhibition will also feature the work of Sinan Arslan, Zeynep Boyan, Bekir Dindar, Eda Emirdağ, Özgür Hiçyılmaz, Türker Körük, Pınar Küskü, Doğan Şahin and Kaan Sofuoğlu.