French Kiss: A Love Letter to Paris
A Book and Photography Evening with Peter Turnley
Share in reflections on Paris from world-renowned photojournalist Peter Turnley, as he discusses life in Paris and his new book of photographs: French Kiss - A Love Letter to Paris.
Since 1975, Peter Turnley has continually photographed the life of Paris, his adopted home of more than 35 years. His tender, humorous, and sensual view of Paris offers distinct contrast to the stark realities depicted in his photojournalism.
The book is a tribute to many of the wonderful moments of romance, beauty, hope, and love that Mr. Turnley has witnessed and been inspired by in the city.
Guests will enjoy a talk and interactive discussion with Mr. Turnley as he shares reflections on living and working in Paris, and stories about the photographs in the book.
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Peter Turnley believes that photography is ultimately about sharing. He is excited to share with Alliance Francaise members and guests these moments of the heart that have touched his own in the beautiful city of Paris.
Guests will have the opportunity to meet and talk personally with Mr. Turnley.
Following the event, books will be will be available for purchase and personal signing.
About Peter Turnley
Peter Turnley is renowned for his photography of the realities of the human condition. His photographs have been featured on the cover of Newsweek 43 times and are published frequently in the world’s most prestigious publications.
He has worked in over 90 countries and has witnessed most major stories of international geopolitical and historic significance in the last thirty years. His photographs draw attention to the plight of those who suffer great hardships or injustice. He also affirms with his vision the many aspects of life that are beautiful, poetic, and inspirational.
Mr. Turnley’s photographs have been featured in Newsweek, Harper’s, Stern, Paris Match, Geo, LIFE, National Geographic, The London Sunday Times, VSD, Le Figaro, Le Monde, New Yorker, and DoubleTake. Peter Turnley worked on contract for the Newsweek Magazine from 1986 – 2001 and as a contributing editor/photographer with Harper’s Magazine from 2003 - 2007.
His work is frequently published in photo essay form in magazines, on major television networks such as CNN, ABC’s “Nightline”, and in online publications, such as The Online Photographer (TOP). Mr. Turnley’s photographs have been published the world over and have won many international awards including the Overseas Press Club Award for Best Photographic Reporting from Abroad, numerous awards and citations from World Press Photo, and the University of Missouri’s Pictures of the Year competition.