About


BEDRİ SİNCAR

Bedri Sincar was born in Yolağazı village of Mardin, Turkey in 1970. He moved to İstanbul in 1988 and began to strive in construction and tourism sectors.

Bedri Sincar who began to deal with underwater sports in 1996 received training on Scuba Diving, First Aid, underwater environment and diving in various conditions. He established the BD Scuba Diving Center in 2003 and Bodrum Underwater Sports Club in 2006 in Bodrum, Turkey.

Bedri Sincar currently holds Turkish Underwater Sports Federation (TSSF) / World Underwater Federation (CMAS) Three Star Scuba Instructor, PADI IDSSTAFF Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor and Golden Lifeguard Instructor certifications.

Bedri Sincar is a Vice President of Turkish Underwater Sports Federation and member of its Administrative Board and since 2004 in addition to his managerial and directorial duties at "Deniz Magazin" periodical.

Bedir Sincar delivers courses on Underwater Photography, Scuba Diving (TSSF/CMAS 1star, 2 star, 3 star diver and 1star, 2 star diving instructor) and Lifeguard Training (Bronze, Silver, Gold Life Guard and Bronze, Silver Lifeguard Instructor) both in İstanbul and Bodrum.

Bedri Sincar received a total of 14 awards in national/international underwater photography contests in which he participated.


AWARDS

  • In 2004, 3rd Place at TSSF (Türkiye Sualtı Sporları Federasyonu - Turkish Underwater Sports Federation) UFBAY Saroz 8th International Photo Contest.

  • In 2005, 2nd Place at BOSAD Association's Bodrum Photo Contest.

  • In 2005, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Places at KETAV (Kemer Tanıtım Vakfı - Foundation for the Promotion of Kemer) 4th International Kemer Underwater Days Photo Contest.

  • In 2006, 1st, and 3rd Places at KETAV 5th International Kemer Underwater Days Photo Contest.

  • In 2007, 3rd Place in Digital Wide Angle Category at 3rd Mediterranean International Underwater Photography and Film Festival organized by the Eastern Mediterranean University.

  • In 2007, 2nd Places both in Nurdoğan Özkaya Underwater Nature Photograph Competition-Digital Category and Jale İnan, Underwater Archaeological Photograph Competition-Digital Category at KETAV 6th International Kemer Underwater Days Photo Contest.

  • In 2008, 2nd Place in Jale Inan "Underwater Archeology" Photography Competition Masters Category at KETAV 7th International Kemer Underwater Days Photo Contest.

  • In 2009, 2nd Places both in Nurdoğan Özkaya Underwater Nature Photograph Competition-Masters Category and Jale İnan, Underwater Archaeological Photograph Competition-Masters Category at KETAV 8th International Kemer Underwater Days Photo Contest.


  • EXHIBITIONS

  • "Deep Blue" Underwater Photo Exhibition, sponsored by Vakifbank at 1st Levent Foyer, İstanbul, March 2007.

  • "Bodrum Deep Beauty" Underwater Photo Exhibition, sponsored by Rixos Hotel, August 2007.

  • "3rd Deep Blue" Personal Underwater Photo Exhibition, Taksim I.S.T Bindallı Art Center, March 2008.

  • "4th Deep Blue" Underwater Photo Exhibition, Agora Shopping Mall, İzmir, May 2008.

  • "5th Deep Blue" Underwater Photo Exhibition, Bodrum Castle, Haluk Elbe Art Gallery, October 2009.