Peter Turnley is a renowned documentary photographer who has photographed the realities of the human condition worldwide for almost 50 years. He has worked in over 90 countries around the world, and his images speak sincerely to the vast timeline of our human history over these past many decades. His photographs speak to the essential emotions of life in all of its’s facets. He will take us through a visual tour of the life of our world. His photography bridges the world of reportage, photojournalism, street photography, and fine art. This promises to be a powerful presentation of visual storytelling of the life of our times.
PETER TURNLEY is renowned for his photography of the realities of the human condition. His photographs have been featured on the cover of Newsweek forty-three times and are published frequently in many of the world’s most prestigious publications. He has worked in over ninety countries and has witnessed most major stories of international geopolitical and historic significance in the last forty years.
A graduate of the University of Michigan, the Sorbonne of Paris, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris, and Harvard, where he completed a Nieman Fellowship in 2000-2001. Turnley has received honorary doctorate degrees from the New School of Social Research in New York, Ohio Wesleyan University and St. Francis College of Indiana. Among many international awards, Turnley has won is the Overseas Press Club Award for Best Photographic Reporting from Abroad. He was a nominee this year for the Visa D’Or Award for News from the prestigious international photojournalism festival, “Visa Pour L’Image” in France.
Turnley has both American and French nationality and has published seven books: Beijing Spring, Moments of Revolution, In Times of War and Peace, Parisians, McClellan Street, French Kiss: A Love Letter to Paris, and Cuba: A Grace of Spirit. His new acclaimed book, A New York-Paris Visual Diary: The Human Face of Covid-19, can be purchased only on his website: www.peterturnley.com Facebook Instagram