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 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. 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 is one of the photographers that has been selected by the International Olympic Committee to photograph the Olympic Games for 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, 2010 Singapore Youth Olympic Games, 2012 Innsbruck Youth Olympic Games, 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games and 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Her clients also include, 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 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.