Cemre Yeşil is a Turkish photographer and artist living in Istanbul. In 2017, she dropped out her practice-based PhD in London College of Communication and the project Double Portrait’ is an independent continuation of her PhD research project which was shortlisted in PhotoEspaña 2021 Best Photography Book of the Year Award and was a finalist in El Premio Internacional Fotolibro FELIFA 2021.

Her work has been published internationally including in The Guardian, International Centre of Photography New York, British Journal of Photography, Colors Magazine, and 6 mois. Her book Hayal & Hakikat (2020) was the winner of PhotoEspaña 2021 Best Photography Book of the Year Award and was shortlisted in Paris Photo Aperture Photobook Awards for the Photobook of the Year Category, The Historical Book Award in The Rencontres d’Arles 2021 and was longlisted for Kraszna-Krausz Photography Book Awards 2021. She was also nominated for The Foam Paul Huf Award of Foam Amsterdam, in 2014, 2021, 2022, for ING Unseen Talent Award 2016 and for Lead Awards 2016. The British Journal of Photography – Ones to Watch issue (February 2015) introduced her amongst the 25 most promising new talents in a global survey of emerging photographers.

She currently lectures on photography in Falmouth University MA Photography and Bilgi University BA VCD. She also works as a writer, curator and publisher. She is the founder of FiLBooks; a publishing house and a space dedicated to photo books and artist talks.