Next to his main profession as a 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 photographs has taken place in several international and national exhibitions.
Addition to his active membership of several photo associations he is also the founder and the chairman of the board of Kutahya Evliya Celebi Photography Association where he shares his knowledge in photography with its members.
Yilmaz mainly photographs the human and life. He uses wide-angle lenses with the purpose of “being in the center of his heroes’ life.” That means to understand and to touch their feelings, according to him. What the photographer believes is that only this approach gives soul to the photographs.