35milimetre is a nimble post-production and design agency headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey. From retouching to complex CGI designs and renders to custom illustrations and packaging, if it is anything to do with visualization that means we are in it. We’ve worked on projects for huge advertising agencies as well as to some Fortune 100 and 500 companies, to countless small businesses.

We are a team of highly gifted artists with decades of experience is the advertisement industry, who had finally come into the realization that our souls are cages in cubicles or chained at open spaces of large agencies. We operate with the spirit of a freelancer and professionalism of a large ad agency. We love what we do; we take work that we like and create work that we are are proud to show and maybe to your surprise any member of the team has the right to reject to work on a project if they don't believe in it. We are more like a cooperative company where each member of the team has a say.

Not that it makes much difference, but our team members have won awards on various competitions including few Cannes Lions at the end what is important is what we create helps you to make sales.

We are happy to have served to the brands below

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mehmet turan

Post Production Artist / Founder

His retouching experience started in the '90s he couldn't afford, or spare space for a dark room for his photos, therefore, bought a film scanner (Nikon Coolscan) from the UK and started using it. Took classes from worldwide retouchers. Has now close to 20 years of retouching experience.

He has vast experience on image manipulation and compositing, has delivered work for major brands from technology firms to auto makers.

He owns another company that provides photography and videography services to the advertisement industry. Has interest in fine art photography and fine art nude photography.



CGI & 3D Artist

Graphics design education in one hand, always looking forward to expanding knowledge and gaining experience. Capable of making traditional art, 3D computer generated images, animations, game designs, infographics and sculpture…

Started work experience at Homestore's fashion brand’s design office in 2000. His responsibilities varied from brand’s print adverts to visualization of 12 HS shop designs. Also designed a series of t-shirts and hand painted jackets. In  2004 worked at  Young New Media New to create & develop web-based games.  Turned freelancer in 2010 and finally part of 35mm since 2014.




He graduated from Anatolian University of Fine Arts in Graphical Design (3rd degree) He has worked as an Art Director and Illustrator since 1999 for several Ad agencies. 

As the winner of some global and local awards such as Cannes Lions, CrystalApple, and Kırmızı (Red), works published in Lürzer’s Archive.

After ten years of experience in ad agencies, he gave a break, quit his job and made six months long Latin America trip with his wife. While on a trip he illustrated sights and their stories over 33 countries. He realized his aim on illustration again and turned on to be a freelance illustrator, joined 35mm in 2019.



Illustrator & 2D Graphic Artist

Following her graduation from plastic arts in 2005 her interest diverged to illustration and graphical design. She started her career as advertisement, packaging and publication design then moved on as a visual designer on educational tools. Nowadays she mainly creates 2D animations for education solutions.

Her other love “illustration” is deeply etched her life since the birth of her two daughters, Having gone through over 1.000 children’s books helped her improve her style and get an understanding of the variety in this field.


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He graduated from the industrial design department of Bahçeşehir university with a full scholarship in 2013. He has worked for his own design studio after experience in different fields of design. Projects that excites him are built-in appliances, packaging and mostly industrial food design.

He has some patented design details and machine designs thanks to university education of mechanics Between 2005-2007. On the other hand, he gives consultancy service about the production of industrial design concepts to brands and some freelance designers. Also, he has some award winner design projects.


In today’s world of photography and advertising, collaborating with a professional and creative photographic retouching artist is essential to your vision and the growth of your business. This process satisfies more than just basic technical needs. Creative photographic retouching indeed plays a vital role in crafting the final image your clients’ desire and reflects the quality that you strive to achieve.


As independent photographic retouchers, we work with some of the top advertising photographers and among other creative teams to create the visual trends you see today. The diverse opportunities and projects we have experienced allow us to bring a sense of contemporary style, refinement and unique vision to any project as well as a network within the industry of other professional retouchers and digital artists to collaborate with for those larger projects. So far, we have helped local and significant international ad agencies around the world.


It is imperative that you separate yourself from the pack by working closely with an experienced and qualified photographic retoucher. One who not only has the ability to fulfill the technical needs required but also makes the clients’ satisfaction his/her mission by using a fresh and creative approach. It is important to work with someone you find reliable and can have good communication and relationship with, given the relationship you’ll have in collaborating with a creative team, clients and advertising professionals. We are ready to work alongside the creative team to ensure that a project fulfills the needs of the client, in a timely and efficient manner. Our experience has taught us the power of listening to the client’s needs effectively. Keeping these standards through maintaining the vision, personal style and aesthetic of the photographer’s body of work, while carefully creating the final image to match the fresh and current trends in advertising, as well as the client’s outward perception of their brand, is what separates our works from others in the field.


  • Photographic Compositing

Crafting a detailed, unique image from multiple images, where the final product presents itself as both reliable and cohesive, is our passion. In this process, we pay close attention to detail down to each individual pixel, while blending and correcting lighting, delivering the ultimate goal of a fresh and clear, unified image. We work meticulously to deliver a final result that fits perfectly, without cutting corners.

  • Specialty Retouching

Projects involving beauty, automotive, product, architecture retouching and other subjects matter can require special understanding of what is needed as well as the way light interacts with the materials. We have worked on projects involving a wide range of subject matter. If needed, we can always provide more samples of work that fall within your specific needs.

  • CGI/3D

Computer generated realistic images have widely entered the market. It is a tedious but necessary task; sometimes the product is not available, or too costly to produce and even simply impossible or don't exist at all. All these can be created in 3D and rendered to photographic perfection. They can be still or part of a photographic composite

  • Illustration & Graphic Design

    We recently started to provide graphic design and illustration services with the latest additions to our team, we now offer various creative solutions to the businesses. Our studio provides custom illustrations, illustrated, artistic logos, posters, book covers, web, and mobile user interfaces and more services related to illustration and visual creativity.


  • Pre-Production Creative

The best results always come when everyone works together; We prefer working together from the start with the photographer and/or the agency team to expound on ideas as well as strategies to get the best results. Often, this is during the estimation phase and we're more than happy to talk through the project and offer thoughts and suggestions.

  • Continuous Backup

To ensure that deadlines are met, we use a dual backup system. In every three hours a file is changed on our server, a local versioned backup is initiated.

  • Revisions

We offer two file revisions (one for CGI projects) with any project before the completion date. Files counting toward this are marked ‘v1’ and ‘v2’, etc in the file name to distinguish between every progress comps for feedback. Changes after the agreed completion date will be billed extra.

  • Digital File Delivery

Digital delivery of files is the fastest way to move files. For your convenience, we work with Dropbox, Google Drive, or can drop to your own FTP server. Kindly let us know what works best for you; default method is send HTTP links to download files.  All flattened image files are available for 60 days.

  • Payment Terms

Work does not start until the client makes an upfront deposit (this term is waived for long time clients). Payment is due on completion and delivery of the files. Any revision or change request will be billed later. Late payment: work stops if payment is overdue.

  • Online Payment

You'll receive our bills online. For payment we accept Payoneer, since we accept payments after the delivery of projects we apply "no refund" policy".

  • I cannot speak highly enough of Mehmet. He is your go-to for anyone looking to have images retouched, eye-catching composites created or any help needed concerning CGI generated images. Mehmet is an excellent communicator, incredibly skilled at what he does and goes above and beyond. He is frank and would never complete any work that's not in your favor. I'm beyond glad to have connected.

  • Mehmet is a very professional digital artist, extremely good communicator and his portfolio speaks for itself. Could really recommend working with him, I know for sure i will keep doing so. Thanks for the outstanding job.

  • Mehmet is always an absolute pleasure to work with. He is responsive and always looks to provide detail and reasoning when we need to understand things in more details. Working with a freelancer is not just about the quality of work (which is great) but also about the quality of the experience as a whole. We always feel very well taken care of in every aspect.

  • Terrific work! We hired Mehmet to retouch images for a resort hotel and he made them look magazine quality.
    I really have to recommend Mehmet: you feel he has experience, he wants the job well done. I would 100% recommend and him and tell his work is worth the money. I had to try several retouchers for this job and had been really disappointed, and Mehmet is the only one that really nailed it.

  • Mehmet is a very skilled and professional retoucher. not only he knows how the things should go he also understands the photographer and business point of view. Had a pleasure working with him and surely working again with him.

  • It was a pleasure working with Mehmet. He is very understanding, smart and responsive and the quality of work was perfect.
    Honestly, freelancers like Mehmet are rare, he really put a lot of time in, his communication was amazing and his creativity which he added to the project really made a huge difference. I would recommend him 100%, and I am a really fussy person when it comes to detail.

  • Mehmet managed this project for me. As usual was outstanding. Quality of work was exactly what my client was after.
    Always a pleasure working with Mehmet. Extremely high skill level, no problem to big, excellent eye for detail. Fast turnarounds. Great customer service.

  • Fantastic work is done with a great attitude. Took direction well but also took things a step further and really contributed to the project. Will hire again

  • Mehmet was great to work with. Highly skillful understands my requirements very well and adheres to the deadline. Always available and offered great tips and free consultation for my future work. Really a pleasure to work with Mehmet and shall get back to him for similar work.

  • Mehmet provided prompt and detailed communication throughout the project. He followed the project brief precisely and delivered high-quality work in a timely manner. He was responsive to feedback and provided all revisions as requested. He tracked his time meticulously and provided accurate estimates of how long each part of the work would take. The overall experience was professional and pleasant. Highly recommended - would hire again.

  • Mehmet's work is exceptional, his commitment to deliver your vision is outstanding. He is a good communicator and delivers on time. I am more than pleased with the end result and would highly recommend him to anyone seeking his talents. David C

  • Mehmet did a great job and was very responsive throughout the project. I was pretty specific about what I wanted everything to look like, but if follow through and never once seemed annoyed by my requests. Will work with him again in the future for sure.

  • Mehmet was great to work with. He turned around our project super fast and with great results. I appreciated his dedication to providing a quality final image. I will look forward to working with him again!

  • Mehmet is a great animator and a very advanced communicator. He is very patient and asks detailed questions to understand what you want to do. He is very timely and works quickly. He did a fantastic job on a cinemagraph image for my company website and went above and beyond in making changes and adjustments along the way to get it just right.

  • Mehmet's quality of work is outstanding. He is always available and no problem is too big. Great to work with. Have now used him several times and will keep coming back.

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