Sports, wildlife and nature photography

About

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With the experience from shooting several Olympic Games Peter worked for VANOC as Photo Manager at Whistler Olympic Park during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. 2011 saw Peter back in the thick of the world of sports photography working as Deputy Photo Manager for the 2012 Summer Games in London with Bob Martin, formerly of Sports Illustrated. Following this Peter worked as the Photo Services Manager for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto

2020 saw Peter return to Calgary, his first place of residence in Canada more than 20 years ago. This was a temporary stop while looking for a more permanent home and he now lives in Canmore, right on the edge of Banff National Park, where he continues to shoot wildlife and wildlife and nature subjects. 

Peter initially worked as a sports photographer for many of the British national newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph and the Times.

From the late 80s Peter was based in France covering sport throughout Europe including covering many of the worlds top sports events, some accompanied by his wife Jean, a sports journalist specializing in horse sports. (www.jeanllewellyn.com)

TALKS AND SLIDE SHOWS

Peter is available for talks and slide shows to any interested groups in Alberta. Please e-mail with details of your organization.

WORKSHOPS AND PHOTO TOURS

Peter runs a series of photography workshops covering all aspects of both photography and photographic computer skills. Details of some exciting new workshops will be posted soon. You can also join Peter on one of his Photo Tours, traveling to various locations worldwide with small groups of photographers. To receive information on workshops as they become available please click here


People regularly ask about the equipment I use. Please remember that it is not necessarily the equipment that makes a good photograph, it is the photographer. Do not simply try and replicate the equipment I use, but use the equipment best suited to the type of photography that most interests you. All bodies, lenses and flashes listed below are NIKON.
Photographic
  • 1 x Nikon D850 digital body with MB-D 18 Battery Pack
  • 1 x Nikon D3s digital body
  • Nikon 1 V3 with 10-30mm lens
  • 16mm  f2.8 AF Fisheye-Nikkor
  • 20 - 35mm f2.8
  • 24 - 70mm f2.8 AF-S
  • 70 - 200mm f2.8 ED VRII
  • 200 - 400mm f4 AF-S VR  G IF-ED
  • 500mm f/4G ED VR AF-S
  • 600mm f4 AF-S ED VR
  • 105mm f2.8 micro VR
  • TC14 1.4x converter
  • TC17 1.7x converter
  • SB26 Flash
  • 3 x SB800 flash
Accessories
  • GITZO 1548 heavy-duty tripod
  • Gitzo 5540 LS Carbon Fibre tripod
  • Overexposed Pro Platform for remote photography
  • Arca Swiss ball head
  • Flexshooter Pro head
  • Lowepro backpacks and harnesses
  • ThinkTank rolling camera bags
  • Think Tank waterproof covers
  • Pocket Wizard Plus III radio slaves
  • Pelican rolling strongbox (for airline transportation)
  • Compact flash cards by Lexar and Sandisk
  • Visible Dust Arctic Butterfly sensor cleaning equipment
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  • 15" Macbook Pro with retina screen
  • Epson digital projector
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Capture One Pro 20
  • Photomechanic
  • Western Digital USB3 external hard drives
  • 2 x 250 GB LaCie Portable Rugged Hard Drives
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