By Rob AtkinsPete Turner died in his sleep yesterday morning at his home in Wainscott, New York. Pete was many things to many people: mentor, teacher, icon, true innovator of color photography. He was all of these things to me, and more, but one role loomed far greater than the others. Pete was my friend. That will endure forever. The most profound lesson I learned from Pete was this: Color can be used to convey an emotion. Take his image “Road Song” as an example. It’s still a successful image when reproduced in black and white, with its graphic
The Gulf of Mexico from Siesta Beach near Sarasota.
Photo by TOP reader Bob Rosinsky from the series "Horizon."
The world has looked on with concern and dismay at the widespread carnage caused by the recent hurricanes. While it's almost too much to get our heads around the scope of the damage and the extent of the disruption, what's certain is that we have friends in the affected areas...nowhere in the world are TOP readers thick on the ground, but, apart from central Africa, central Australia, and the poles, we come from all over the world. Surely,