At 19 years old, Ayten Kranat was hired by a famous nature photographer, Asin Elok. His studio was nestled in the knitted streets of Beyoglu, Turkey. She has lived and worked in some of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world.
“I didn’t know at that time that photography was a natural talent that I was born with. As I grew, so did my expertise with the camera. Eventually, I became a professional photographer”. London, England 1994.
As providence might have it, Ayten began another journey in 2001 with Alan Strutt, a glamour photographer, in London, England. Developing an image archive platform for his and other celebrity photographers images “There is beauty, excitement and intoxication in everything we see. I want to capture these images for people to cherish forever”, also working with Premier Model Management London for over 10 years, then agents to supermodels such as Naomi Campbell, “attention to detail, with set goals allows you to achieve a perfection which you cannot attain without having a strict brief, but without guidance, I just go off on tangents and create art.”
Ayten’s humble elegance and her worldliness shows on every photoshoot. She is truly a professional and perfectionist.
“In some ways I’m a child, every photoshoot is my first, I’m excited all over again”. Ayten’s husband’s career path brought them to Canada. I never expected Canada to have such beauty and truly genuine friendliness; I’m delighted that now I am ready to open my own studio!