Reha Akcakaya was born in Ankara, Turkey, in 1963. He studied engineering and
science. He has won prizes at national and international photography contests, was invited to contests and to represent Turkey in
international photography events. His recent black-and-white work was published under the title
Journey With the Invisible Light in 1995. His photographs were published on several occasions.
He has translated two classical books, Susan Sontag's On Photography and Roland Barthes'
Camera Lucida into Turkish. Reha Akcakaya's work is almost exclusively black-and-white and
he is concentrating on infrared photography since 1990.
Feridun Akmaz, 1999