At the age of twenty British born Nick Turpin left his degree course at the University of Westminster to work as a staff photographer at The Independent Newspaper in London. In 1997 he left to pursue his passion for Street Photography financed by work as a design and advertising photographer. Nick describes himself as a 'Street Photography Evangelist"; in 2000 he founded the international Street Photographers group iN-PUBLiC and went on to found Nick Turpin Publishing in order to get Street Photography into print. In 2011 he produced In-Sight, a Street Photography documentary short which premiered at the Format International Photography Festival in Derby, UK. Nick has taught and lectured about Street Photography on the Discovery Channel, BBC Radio, at Tate Modern and Yale School of Art and writes the Street Photography blog SevenSevenNine.com. He lives between homes in London and the French Alps.
Posted on Friday, November 26, 2010.
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