Award of Excellence

Aytaç Ünal
Anadolu Agency
Turkey

ANKARA, TURKEY - APRIL 05: Turkey's first female attack helicopter pilot Ozge Karabulut is seen on April 05, 2021 in Ankara, Turkey. The Turkish Police Department gain more strength in the fight against crime and criminals, especially terrorism, with the Atak helicopter included in its inventory. Police aviation teams had the power to attack directly with helicopters in close combat with terrorists by owning attack class helicopters, which are not found in any police organization in the world. 28-year-old Deputy Pilot Commissioner Karabulut, working under the Police Aviation Department, passed into history as a Turkey's first female attack helicopter pilot with this success.

Aytac was born in 1987 in Adiyaman, Turkey. He started photography career in 2009. He completed her undergraduate education and got a Gazi University, Radio Television and Cinema Department. Now he works as a photographer for Anadolu Agency, Turkey’s largest news agency.
[ PORTRAITS ] A single photograph of a person or group of people that increases the understanding and appreciation of the subject(s). Selfies or self-portraits are acceptable. Each participant is allowed to enter up to 10 images. The images must be taken in 2021.
Judges for Portraits
Anush Babajanyan
Liang-Pin Tsao
Nyimas Laula
Samuel He
Jean Chung
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