Umit Savaci's journey is a testament to the transformative power of nature and personal exploration.
Growing up amidst the picturesque landscapes of Izmir, Turkey, his childhood was immersed in the rhythms of rural life, with a family deeply rooted in the traditions of beekeeping and farming.
Inspired by his uncle's departure from tradition, Umit found solace in photography, capturing the essence of his surroundings. His artistic journey led him from Izmir to Istanbul and eventually to London, where he underwent a transformative period of self-discovery, reshaping his portfolio. Today, Umit's captivating works, both personal and commercial, grace the pages of renowned publications, showcasing his deep connection to nature and his unique storytelling approach.
From his initial foray into still lifes and portraits to his unexpected venture into the world of fashion through Turkish Vogue, Umit's artistic journey has been marked by a harmonious fusion of commercial and personal work. His photographs transcend boundaries, effortlessly transitioning between black-and-white and color, as well as embracing both medium format film and digital mediums. Each frame carries a nostalgic undertone, bridging the gap between his cherished childhood and the ever-unfolding present.