Bio

EXPLORER + PHOTOGRAPHER: A UNIQUE POINT OF VIEW

Utkan Kocaturk is the man behind the camera, an avid hiker/backpacker. Born and raised in Turkey, Utkan moved moved to the states in 2006 as an international student. Having lived both in New York and Wisconsin, he happily gravitated to sunny California.

A showcase of Utkan's deep passion for travel and photography, this website documents his recent journeys. From backpacking across the stormy Catalina Island backcountry to exploring Japanese volcanoes , Utkan's photos frame a unique point of view. He captures people experiencing nature, and brings us along on the stunning adventure.