Coming from a family of artists, Ali Kabas’s love of the visual arts and photography began at his early age. After his education in Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Columbia University, Kabas chose photography as his profession.
His photographic mastery includes corporate, aerial, advertising, architecture and fine art. Based in Istanbul, Kabas is an expert in the latest digital photography and video technologies. He enjoys teaching photography and leads workshops. He has served in photo competition juries numerous times.
Ali Kabas’s fine art photography has been featured in his solo exhibitions
2021 “Earth from the Sky…”, Nilüfer Photography Museum, Bursa
2018 “Untamed”, FMV Gallery Isik, Istanbul
2016 “Aerialadana”, International Orange Blossom Carnival, Adana
2012 “Third Eye”, PG Art Gallery, Istanbul
2008 “High Angle”, PG Art Gallery, Istanbul
2006 “Recto-Verso”, PG Art Gallery, Istanbul
2005 “A Celebration of Istanbul”, St. Regis Hotel and Turkish Culture and Tourism Office, New York
2005 “Mound-Silent Villages”, PG Art Gallery, Istanbul
2002 “DreamWorld”, PG Art Gallery, Istanbul
and in group exhibitions
2024 “A(m) I ART(ificial)” Gama Gallery, Istanbul
2022 “Skin” Ayzeradant Art Gallery, Izmir
2021 “Kilometre +24” Küçükçekmece, Istanbul
2019 “Choose Only One Master-Nature” Evliyagil Dolapdere, Istanbul
2019 “Nature of Photography” Artweeks@Akaretler, Istanbul
2018 “Printed‘18” Mixer Gallery, Istanbul
2017 “Balkan Resonance Project”, Resonance Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2017 “Critical Thinking”, PG Art Gallery-Hisar Schools, Istanbul
2017 “Find Me”, Akbank Art, Istanbul
2015 “Marmara 15. International Underwater Visualization Festival”, Istanbul
2015 “Gökçeada Underwater Exhibition”, Gökçeada
2012 “Deep Sea Illuminators”, Rezan Has Museum, Istanbul
2010 “No Distance II”, Niche Gallery, Tokyo

TV program
2021 “Flying Detective” Gain TV

2024 FotoNostrum AI Vision Awards. Photography Honorable Mention
2023 16th International Color Awards. Aerial Honorable Mention
2022 New York Photography Awards. Black&White Photography. Fine Art Honorable Mention
2022 Px3 Prix de la Photographie Paris. Bronze Winner
2022 15th International Color Awards. Abstract, Aerial, Sport Nominee
2021 14th International Color Awards. Fine Art Nominee
2019 31st Şinasi Barutçu Cup. Second Round Winner
2019 Graphis Competitions, Design Annual. Silver Award
2019 13th International Color Awards. Aerial Nominee
2019 Px3 Prix de la Photographie Paris. Honorable Mention
2018 30th Şinasi Barutçu Cup. First Round Winner
2018 FMV Işık Okulları-Those Who Shed Light on Sports, Art and Design Award for Photography
2018 Production Paradise Spotlight Awards for Photographic Excellence. Corporate & Industrial Shortlist
2018 12th International Color Awards. Aerial Nominee
2016 10th International Color Awards. Aerial Honorable Mention
2016 World Architecture Festival. Finalist
2011 Photography Masters Cup. Aerial Nominee
2010 Px3 Prix de la Photographie Paris. Honorable Mention
2009 Canon CPN Editor's Choice
2003 Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and Fujifilm, “Treasures of Istanbul”. Izzet Keribar Award
2002 17th International Festival of Diving Films, High Tatras, Slovakia. Colour Photography 2nd Place

When he is not shooting in his studio or working on location, Ali Kabas either flies his paramotor or goes scuba diving.
This website is a showcase for Ali Kabas’s photographic style and specialties. Please contact Ali to book him for assignments or license images.

You can also license many of Ali’s images from
Amazing Aerial Agency
Danita Delimont Stock Photography
You can browse and order Ali's fine art prints on his dedicated fine art photography website:
Ali Kabas Fine art Photography
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