Author Archives: peter

I initially worked as a sports photographer for many of the British national newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph and the Times. From the late 80s until 2000 I specialized in equestrian subjects, travelling around the world to major national and internatioal sporting events and photographing breeds, equestrian personalities, as well as feature assignments for specialist magazines. My equestrian images are available through PMGPictures.com I now resides on Gabriola Island, a beautiful island just 8 miles long by 2.5 miles wide, a 20-minute ferry ride from Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Today, my photographic passion encompasses wildlife, nature and environmental subjects, and the web site has been specifically designed to showcase this work.
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Shooting Tennis with the Nikon D4s

Last week I worked the Men’s ATP 1000 Tennis Event in Toronto, The Rogers Cup, for USA Today sports Photos and Reuters. Featuring almost all the top male players in the world with the exception […]

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Take me back to the ball game!

Today was Canada Day and a public holiday, however for me this was a return to my early roots of shooting sports for National Newspapers. I am now photographing major sports events in Toronto for […]

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Testing Times

The series of test events for the 2015 Pan Am Games is now well underway and will continue throughout the run up period to the Games. Unfortunately many of these events are not taking place […]

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Flying!

This weekend saw the start of the Redpath Waterfront Festival, attracting thousands of visitors down to the lake in Toronto, including a wine and spirit event at Sugar Beach, flying men at the 2014 Flyboard […]

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Processing images with NIK software

Beautiful day in Toronto, temperature in the mid 20s, not a cloud in the sky. On days like this my wife and I have taken tolong walks, getting to know the Toronto neighbourhood and one […]

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One month in Toronto

Well it’s now been a month since I arrived in Toronto and finally the weather has started to improve. Got to take a walk around my new neighborhood this morning with just a sweater and […]

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PanAm Games, Photo Manager

It’s been 18 months since I completed my stint as the Deputy Photo Manager at the London 2012 Olympics, and since then I have continued to run a few workshops, and shot a few commissions […]

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Cataloging images and Aperture or Lightroom?

  (THIS ARTICLE IS NOW REDUNDANT AS APPLE HAVE DISCONTINUED APERTURE) I know I have been down this road before but with the continuing delays with Photomechanic’s promised image database I have once again found myself […]

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Bear Photography Workshop – 8 November

Leaving Nanaimo at 6.00 am on Friday 8 November for what would prove to be the last bear photography workshop for this year, I must admit to some trepidation as the weather forecast was not […]

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

Results have now been released for the 2013 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards, run by the British Natural History Museum and sponsored by BBC Worldwide. Now in it’s 49th year it is regarded as […]

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Photoshop to become subscription only

Adobe has announced that future upgrades to most of it’s popular programs including Adobe Photoshop will, from June, require a monthly subscription. Current standalone versions will still be available for the time being but these […]

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NIK Software – latest information

Many photographers, myself included, have included various aspects of the Nik software suite of tools in their regular workflow. I have regularly used Viveza, and Sharpener Pro. I have never bothered with other parts of […]

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