Was born in Istanbul, 1967. He earned his A.B.A. degree at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul and received his B.B.A. degree at Schiller University, London with International Marketing and Economics minors. He owns an event management company called Event Production Ltd. which creates events for international and local blue-chip companies.

Sabuncuoğlu started to dive at the age of five, and scuba dive at the age of twenty. He started underwater photography in 2002. Apart from his beloved underwater photography, he sails and does skiing.

His photographs are sold in Contemporary Auctions. He is married and father of a girl.

He uses Nikon D200 –Nikon D800 Cameras, Nikon Lenses, Inon Flashes, Nexus underwater housings.