Pete Turner, In Memoriam 1934-2017

For those of you familiar with the history of photography, especially color photography, the name Pete Turner conjures up imagery of intense color and saturation. A master and a pioneer. Pete passed away a couple of days ago at the age of 83. His pioneering experimental will surely be missed.

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Please visit his website – http://www.peteturner.com/ There you can find many of his well known images and interviews.

All images copyright Pete Turner.

About Keith Goldstein

Lives and works in New York City.
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6 Responses to Pete Turner, In Memoriam 1934-2017

  1. loisajay says:

    Wow, Keith. I want to photograph like him. Sorry to read this.

    • Pete was one of the first photographers to be represented by the Image Bank photo agency. He has one of the first three contracts. I was an editor there for a few years. Pete just submitted his work straight through into distribution. No one edited his work!

  2. Streetshooter says:

    What a bummer. Pete did color in a way that even today no one has matched.
    Great man, great heart, good night Pete. 😓

  3. Jeff Myers says:

    When I was a student at RIT I became aware of Pete Turner, he had a tremendous influence on the way I began to shoot…..he will be sorely missed.

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