He started photography in 1988, working in his neighbor's workshop. After 2013, he focused on his photography career.
He developed himself by participating in trainings such as advanced photography, photo processing techniques and lighting. He completed Anadolu University Faculty of Business Administration in 2013 and Anadolu University Photography and Cameraman training in 2017.
He worked as a photography instructor at Edremit Photography and Cinema Art Association (EDFOD) and Public Education Centers, of which he was the founder.
He received awards and exhibitions in many competitions at home and abroad. He did personal photo shows. He participated in many solo and group exhibitions. He was a jury member in national and international photography competitions.
His photographs were exhibited in many countries of the world, and were included in catalogues.
Awards and exhibitions won in International Competitions and also for their contribution to the art of photography,
HIUP (Honorable IUP) by INTERNATIONAL OF UNION OF PHOTOGRAPERS (IUP),
QPSA (QUALIFIED) by THE PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA (PSA),
AFIAP (Artist FIAP) by the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP),
Hon.Associate of SAP (ASAP) by Sigma Academy Of Photography (SAP) headquartered in India,
\"Hon.FCPA\" (Honorary Membership) by Association Foto Club Pro Arad operating in Romania,
Hon. Fellow of SAP (FSAP) by Sigma Academy Of Photography (SAP) headquartered in India,\r\ngiven titles.
Şimşek is a member of INTERNATIONAL OF UNION OF PHOTOGRAPERS (IUP) operating in China, Asia Photographers Union (APU) operating in Singapore and Edremit Photography and Cinema Art Association (EDFOD).
He is still the President of Edremit Photography and Cinema Art Association (EDFOD).
He is married and has two children.