Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 8.20.08 PMDavid C. Turnley is a photographers, and is known to be one of the best Documentary Photographers working today. He is most famous for documenting the human condition in more than 75 countries. Some of the 75 countries he’s traveled to have been Iraq and Afghanistan, Eastern Europe, China, Rwanda, Somalia, Soviet Union, New York City. He first studied French Literature at the Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 8.14.09 PMUniversity of Michigan, there he got his Bachelor’s Degree in 1977. He then went to study at the Sorbonne and at Harvard University. Apart from this he didn’t seem to have had any other education that could’ve helped prepare him for his job in photography. His twin brother, Peter Turnley, is also a photographer, guess it runs in the family. In 1990 David C. Turnley won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography.

We can see to the side one of his most famous photos. Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 8.15.41 PMThis photo is titled A Soldier in Despair. We can also see the sadness in most of his pictures. The black and white only make it that more impactful. There is no color just as in the situation, just as there seems to be no hope for the people in the images. Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 8.17.17 PM