National Geographic Photographer

Tyrone Turner

Award-winning photographer Tyrone Turner has produced stories for National Geographic magazine on a wide range of subjects, such as New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, and the Gulf Oil Spill; Brazil's maroon people, the quilombos; and energy efficiency and conservation. As a visual storyteller, Tyrone has had the opportunity to travel widely, live in other countries, and connect with people all over the world. He has joined National Geographic Expeditions for a number of years, including a trip along the Atlantic coast of South America and a voyage to Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falklands, as well as photography workshops from Santa Fe to New Orleans. Turner has been named a Best of Photojournalism award-winner by the National Press Photographer’s Association and also earned recognition from the Pictures of the Year competition. Tyrone enjoys sharing his passion for photography and has also taught at National Geographic Photo Camps for youth from underserved regions of the United States and around the world.