Born in Istanbul in 1980, Mahmut Cinci entered the sports world during his early childhood. He graduated from Ege University with a bachelors degree in Department of Physical Education and soon after continued with a master degree in Sports and Health Science.
At the age of only 10, after recieving his school report card, his parents asked what kind of present he would like. “A camera” was his answer. With that Mahmut started his journey in photography with a Zenith camera and is now a dedicated user and fanatic of Nikon. Since 2011, Mahmut started photographing various areas of sports, from World Championships and Cups to European Championships and Cups.
His photographs have been published in international and national media. He has also been working with Red Bull since 2014.