About the Author

Tyrone Turner is a photojournalist based in Arlington, Virginia. His assignments have taken him from Brazil to Baghdad to the bayous of Louisiana with his camera in hand.

New Orleans Door To Door

National Geographic – Past Fellow and photographer Tyrone Turner has taken an innovative approach to photography and storytelling in New Orleans.  He photographed one person in the Lower Ninth Ward and asked who to meet and photograph next, following a trail of recommendations throughout the community. This project is part of National Geographic’s

Tyrone L. Turner Newsletters

Fellowship Years: 1999 – 2000 Fellowship Area(s): Brazil Favela Family Market Hustlers Carnival and the Maracatu “Hitting the Streets” The Roda and Other Experiences Favela Tour Glue Kids Juazeiro do Parde Cícero Muribeca: The Making of a CD Cover and other Stories “Night Fishing” “A Smoldering Land” “Sugar Notes”