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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