He studied Photography (BFA) at Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Fine Arts. He had been encouraged to work professionally as his education continues both as a photographer and an artist. Hakan is a creative director, a photographer and he is also a food styler who has a versatile array of photos in his portfolio.
Hakan Dere has professional experience on advertisement photography since 1998. He specializes in creative and professional portraiture, as well as commercial and advertising photography. He photographed numerous of campaigns in food, architectural and industrial photography.