Nuran Zorlu

Biography

Nuran is a multi-award winning commercial photographer from Sydney and is a Master of Photography from the AIPP. In 2015 and 2016 he was awarded the coveted EPSON NSW AIPP Travel Photographer of the Year for images which included some from recent trips to China.

He is a well-respected teacher of photography, having taught at a number of prestigious institutions including the Art Gallery of NSW, Australian Centre for Photography and TAFE Sydney. His photographs have been selected as a finalist in prestigious awards such as ‘Head On’ and SMH’s ‘Shoot the Chef’.

In broader circles he is known for his exhibitions and lectures that combine his first loves of philosophy and history with his photography work. He recently published a book, “Persia to Iran “. He leads tours and conducts photography workshops in Australia and overseas. Nuran’s imagery of historically and culturally significant sites in Iran, especially as it relates to the UNESCO heritage protection program, has been featured at the Art Gallery of NSW, Hair of the Dog Photography Convention Brisbane, in Istanbul and Tehran.

Awards

EPSONNSW Travel Photographer of the Year 2016
EPSON Travel Photographer of the Year 2015
FINALIST, Shoot the Chef, 2011
FINALIST, Head on Photo Festival Portrait Prize,2009
NSWAIPP Portrait Photograherof the Year, Runner up, 2010
NSWAIPP Illusrative Photographer of teh Year, Runner up.2006

Exhibitions

-2015 Journey to Armenia, Victorian Parliament House, Melbourne
-2014 Journey to Armenia, NSW Parliament House, Sydney
-2011 Signature, Time and Place, Iran The Event Adelaide
-2011 Signature, Time and Place, Iran Silver Pixel Studios, Sydney
-2009 Signature, Time and Place, Armenian Eyes Global Gallery, Sydney
-2007 Signature, Time and Place, Armenian Eyes, Brunswick Galleries, Melbourne
-2005 Signature, Time and Place, Armenian Eyes, Gallery Xposure, Sydney
-2002 Life in Brunswick, Gallery Xposure, Sydney
-2001 Paris in BW, Gallery Xposure, Sydney
-1999 Andalusia’s Old Lady, Granada, Vina Cafe, Sydney