One of the most sought-after photographers in the fashion industry, Mert Alas, was born in 1971 in Istanbul. His interest in glossy magazines appeared quite early. Merta’s father was a military pilot. Undoubtedly, the mother, who was a model in the 1960s, influenced the hobbies of the young man.
In 19 years, Alas went to the UK. In London, he studied the language and found a job as a stylist. His journey in photography began after meeting Markus Piggott in 1994. A fateful meeting took place at one of the photo shoots, which marked the beginning of a creative duet. They had a lot in common in their biography, professional preferences and hobbies. The guys rented the attic of an abandoned warehouse and equipped a small studio. Continue reading