The interest in photography of the 1970 born artist started while he was studying law at university. His success in photography brought him becoming the first photographer of Atlas Magazine in 1993, which is the first travel and geography magazine of Turkey. Nuraydin shared his knowledge with the readers in his own column. In the meantime, he worked as the writer and the photographer of travel pages of Cosmopolitan magazine in Turkey.
Between the years of 2001 and 2011 he worked for National Geographic Turkey. When he decided to change the path of his career, he was the executive editor of the magazine.
His photography contributed as local consultant to National Geographic’s Istanbul and Western Turkey guidebook. Nuraydin’s works have been published in many countries including Japan, Europe and USA.
The photographer has held several exhibitions in France, Greece, Turkey, Spain, USA (Washington D.C, Kansas). His long-term project on Kurdish Nomads was accepted to the permanent collection of the Wichita State University Anthropology Museum.
The artist has also worked as photojournalist. Addition to his career in photography he is organizing photography tours / workshops in Turkey and around the world in the context of his Terra Photo Tours project.