Born in Turkey in 1978, Cevahir Bugu was graduated from Technical Photography and Camera of Kocaeli University in 2000 and after that also studied Photography in Fine Arts Faculty of Kocaeli University and graduated from that department in 2005. He started working on documentaries and news photography while he was studying and continued that in his professional work life. He worked for lots of publishing houses and international agencies. He was Chief Photo Editor of Bloomberg Business Week magazine in Turkey between 2007-2014. During that time, he was also working for Harvard Business Review Turkey. In 2015, He worked for Skylife, Skylife Business, Anadolu Jet and SunTimes magazines as Chief Photo Editor. He has also been working for Reuters as a freelance photographer since 2013 and Conde Nast Traveller Turkey since 2015. Apart from working for agencies and various magazines, he has special documentary projects; Worldwide Greek Orthodox, Trans-Siberian Express and documentaries focusing on the daily lives of Russian people.