Next to his profession as mechanic engineer, his passion for photography started in 2002. He has been awarded several times in national and international competitions and was honored to AFIAP (Artiste FIAP) by FIAP (Fédération de Internationale deI’Art Photographique ).
The photographer has two solo exhibitions in Turkey and Bulgaria and his art works have taken place in several international and national exhibitions.
Addition to his active membership of several photography associations he is also the founder and the chairman of Kutahya Evliya Celebi Photography Association where he shares his knowledge in photography with its members.
Yilmaz mainly photographs human and life. He uses wide-angle lenses with the purpose of “being in the center of his heroes’ life.” It means to understand and to touch their feelings, according to him. What the photographer believes is that only this approach gives soul to the photography.