Photographer Emre Arslaner was born in October 1985 in Istanbul, Turkey. He graduated from European School of Economics in Italy. Later, he decided to become a photographer.

Emre’s ancestors on his mother’s side are Crimean Tatars. They have emigrated from Sevastopol to Turkey. The interest for his ancestors made Amre start his own project called “Crimea and Crimean Tatars”.

The photos were taken in Crimea with the support of QHA news agency. Emre Arslaner shares his photos with QHA readers.