Frankfurt-born international award-winning photographer, Cengiz spent his formative years in France, the U.S., Germany, Turkey, Singapore, and Italy.
He earned his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania before moving to New York City, where he launched his first portrait and event photography business, Adagion Studio.
His refreshingly original photographic style effortlessly fuses elements from editorial with photojournalism, creating timeless Parisian glamour with a magnetically modern feel.
His rare ability to bestow surreal rock star auras on real-life couples has led to his recognition as one of the most internationally respected elite portrait and event photographers working today.
Cengiz has documented numerous larger-than-life personalities such as Liu Xiaoqing, Ralph Dommermuth, and his work has been featured on CNN, ESPN, TIME, People, E!, abc News, ET, The Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times, and MSN.
His photos continue to grace the covers and blogs of today’s most influential bridal publications, including Strictly Weddings, Brides Magazine, Carats & Cake, Style Me Pretty, Merci NYC, Junebug Weddings, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Fearless Photographers, Modern Luxury Brides, Ideal Bride, New York Weddings, and Tatler … to name a few!
Cengiz is available and happy to document events around the globe.
Cengiz speaks your language
English, German, French, and Turkish
We had such a wonderful experience with Cengiz during our photo shoot in Paris. He has a way of making you feel comfortable in no time … and his feedback during the actual photo session is simply spot-on and incredibly helpful. Best of all, his energy is contagious and sure to bring out the very best in you. Cengiz has a vision and executes it effortlessly … which allowed us to make great use of our time … and no words can describe his silhouette pictures!! You definitely have to be lucky to get an appointment with him … thank you for making us look like movie stars! — Amanda Hu
Connect with Cengiz
Cengiz on Facebook: www.facebook.com/cengiz.ozelsel
Cengiz on Instagram: www.instagram.com/adagionstudio
Gloria on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/kissinparis
favorite Parisian location
The Louvre Museum & Surroundings