Photos Capture Essence of Landscapes – Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, October 12, 2006 – by Sarah Crump
Love of the wilderness was born in landscape photographer Robert Turner before he owned a camera. Beginning when he was 11, his parents occasionally dropped him and several friends at a spot on the Appalachian Trail near their northern New Jersey home.

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Rare Places in a Rare Light – Photo Techniques

March/April 2006
I strive to create works of enduring beauty – images that inform the soul and convey my deep belief in the value of wild places . The struggle is to distill the everywhere – you – look splendor of a place like the Utah canyonlands, Yosemite Valley, or the Appalachians in autumn into an essence that fits with in the confines of a rectangle…

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Rare Places in a Rare Light – PT at Large

January 2006
Going to a photography exhibit like “Robert Turner: Rare Places in a Rare Light” makes me feel like I spend days with my eyes wide open but see nothing. I don’t have to drive 40,000 miles a year in a pickup truck like Turner does to find places to photograph…”

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The Business of – View Camera Magazine

November/December 2004
At the end of 1996, after working 20 years as a filmmaker, I bought my first large format equipment: a well-used Toyo field camera and two brand new lenses (a third and a fourth have since been added). I set out with a vengeance (and a new Toyota pickup) to accumulate photographic capital in my new medium . .

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Forefront Documentary

ForefrontWatch this public affairs program profiling Robert Turner and his work. Produced by Cox Comm. Channel 4, San Diego.

Boston Pops Commission

Boston PopsA montage of photos was projected behind the orchestra in Boston Symphony Hall during the Boston Pops 2007 Spring Season.

“Alpenglow” in Thread

Camera-Based Art

Bob has embarked on a new body of work outside the landscape genre. The first images in the series can be seen here.

Audio Commentaries

Audio CommentariesAn audio guide to five photographs.

Posters

Posters for SalePosters available for purchase.