Niko Guido was born in Istanbul. After attending Galatasaray High School, he finished his studies at Bosphorus Univercity, earning a degree in engineering. After having worked many long years in the tourism sector, he finally decided to turn his passion, photography, into a career.
Today his photographs, exhibited in Venice, Paris, Istanbul and Izmir, can be found in newspapers and magazines in Turkey and throughout the world.
The success of his nude photography in Turkey led him to gain international recognition. The French book '' Nude Art Today '', considered the reference by the worldwide arts community on nude photography, drawing and sculpture, devoted two pages to him in its 2008-2009 edition.
In 2008, Niko created an exposition titled '' Smiles Without Handicap '' to profit the Association of paralyzed in Turkey. In 2009, he photographed throughout South America. He subsequently carried out projects in Haiti, Japan, Myanmar, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The photographs from these trips were published in numerous magazines, including National Geographic. In Haiti, Niko worked with Unicef to organize a collective exposition titled '' Support for Van '' with 30 other photographers.
Today , Niko works to benefit the Turkish Education Foundation with the exhibition '' The Artist as Art Object ''. He also chronicles the Iraq war in collaboration with Doctors Without Borders. He has directed a documentary film on the earthquake in Haiti.
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