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The Human Condition

Today, I came across this photograph from 1999 of a Kosovar-Albanian refugee by Peter Turnley.

It has burnt a hole in my eyes, brain and heart. 39 more words

DISCUSSION: Peter Turnley

Take a look at this short video about Peter Turnley. Do you recognize his work? As an artist, or student of photography, what of value can you take from this interview/profile piece of Turnley? 17 more words

A Rare Glimpse Into Daily Cuban Life Across the Decades

Peter Turnley is a walking witness of modern history. Having traveled to more than 90 countries to capture most of the world’s tumultuous historical moments of the past four decades — from the end of Communism in Eastern Europe to Nelson Mandela’s iconic walk out of prison to the fall of the Berlin wall — his photographs provide an unfettered look at both the sorrow and the joy inherent in the human condition. 868 more words

Paris (redone) in black and white

It’s funny how conversations and events sometimes conspire to get you off your butt.

First it was the ongoing discussion with a photographer friend who encouraged me to “digitally darkroom” some of my old photos. 125 more words


Humans as a Regimented System

As part of my ‘The Human Condition’ project, I researched photographers such as Peter Turnley and Sebastiao Salgado who photograph the human condition in often harsh or deprived settings. 54 more words


Photojournalism Daily: Jan. 13, 2015

Today’s daily Photojournalism Links collection highlights Marco Gualazzini‘s work from Haiti. Published by CNN, they document the country’s state five years after it was hit by devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake that killed more than 160,000 people, and left 1.5 million homeless. 160 more words

Giants Reign On Halloween

I had to get into San Francisco on October 31 as it was the last day of a photography exhibit, “French Kiss” at Leica Gallery by photographer Peter Turnley. 772 more words

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