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.

Apart from various awards he won, he became Turkey's Underwater Photography Champion two years in a row in 2011 and 2012. He represented Turkey (as the Turkish National Team) in the World Championship of Underwater Photography in 2011 and 2013. At the World Championship Won a silver medal in 2011 and at the European Championship won a first place in 2014.

He is a member of Turkish Underwater Visuals Commettee of the Turkish Underwater Sports Federation.

He has three joint underwater photography books called "Sometimes" - of Thailand, South Maldives and Palau

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.