Freelance writer/photographer and author Peter Skinner, who relocated to his native Australia in 2003 after living for 23 years in the US, has more than 25 years experience in the photo industry in public relations, media liaison, corporate communications and workshop production and coordination.
For about 10 years, Skinner was Public Relations and Special Projects Director for the prestigious Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, Calif., and for some 13 years was Communications Director and Publications Editor for the leading trade association, the American Society of Media Photographers, ASMP. He is a long-standing contributing editor to Rangefinder magazine. His magazine articles and photography have been published internationally and he has co-authored or edited numerous publications and books including the 5th and 6th editions of the authoritative ASMP Professional Business Practices in Photography (Allworth Press).
Skinner collaborated with the late celebrated portrait photographer Don Blair on Portrait Photography: The Art of Seeing Light (Amherst Media). His latest book is Sports Photography: How to Capture Action and Emotion (Allworth Press).