Osman Balkan being fascinated by contemplative moments, honesty, spontaneity and natural light, is a portrait-photographer, who starves to capture these moments on a piece of paper or film.
Mainly working with analogue medium format, medium format polaroids and his huge theoretical knowledge of creating and composing pictures and photographs, he deals with many concepts of the different art-historical trends. Moving his hand very vividly and skillfully while working with the camera he focuses on generating a comfortable atmosphere which will add to the photograph.
He focuses not only on what is visible, but also on what is on the inside. With his many years of experience in photographing actors and models, his current work with model agencies and magazines have made him become very fluent in his photography. He also draws attention to himself as a protagonist in his own work.
He is a self-taught photographer, able to work within a wide range of photographic techniques. He is inspired by many things, but the film and music-media have become his main influence and made him even more fascinated in photography and its possibilities.