Nuray is a graduate of Bosphorus University and was born in 1969. She worked in the pharmaceutical sector for 14 years. Her first camera was a Nikon that she bought during her university days. The touchstone of her journey in photography was “The Forty Thieves” photography group that led her to the ‘’Face Bank’’ project. Ertürk declares that she learned to look differently at the world after she met Niko Guido.