B.A. in Economics and Philosophy, Minor in Studio Art from Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania. Professional Photography education in Speos Photographic Institute, Paris, France.
Mine has been taking photographs since 1999. She is a traveling freelance photographer based in Istanbul and Vienna. She has worked for Vogue Turkey for over five years and has been published in Vogue Brazil, Vogue Australia, Conde Nast Traveller Turkiye, Glamour Turkiye, Marie Claire Turkiye, Elle Turkiye, among other publications. She has covered 9 Olympic Games ( Salt Lake 2002, Athens 2004, Torino 2006, Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010, London 2012, Sochi 2014, Rio 2016, Pyeong Chang 2018) and 4 Youth Olympic Games ( Singapore 2010, Innsbruck 2012, Nanjing 2014, Lillehammer 2014). Her clients also include, International Olympic Committee, Turkish Olympic Committee, Turkish Ski Federation, Istanbul 2020 Candidate City, Salt Lake Organizing Committee, International Paralympic Committee, Olympic World Magazine, Red Bull, Nike, Microsoft, Instagram, Eczacibasi Vitra Volleyball Team, Gloria Sports Arena and Soho House.
Mine has been on the Turkish National Ski team in 1993 -1994 and the Turkish National Snowboard team from 2006-2010. She has been the Turkish Champion in snowboarding. She has coached the Turkish National Freestyle and Snowboardcross teams. She is a member of the Turkish Fairplay Commission and a member of the Turkish Olympic Committee.
Being an athlete herself, she is fascinated by the action and the emotions that take over while competing and training. As she is also extremely passionate about the Olympic Games, living in the moment, creativity, fairplay and sportsmanship, she tries to embody these passions through photography and snowboarding.
Mine lives with her husband and two daughters in Istanbul and Vienna.