Richard Peters is a UK based professional photographer and Nikon Ambassador, with a style that often favours dramatic light and contrast. Through capturing a combination of mood, tones and atmosphere within his wildlife images, Richard's work has been awarded internationally including twice in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year plus, in 2015, being named the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Alongside his striking images Richard also hosts talks which have included venues such as the London Natural History Museum, regularly writes articles for the UK's leading photographic press and has had work displayed around the world in joint and solo exhibitions, from the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC to London's Brick Lane.

To give more substance to his work, Richard also donates prints and images to organisations which have included the Wildlife Trusts, the Green Party, the Born Free Foundations Remembering Elephants book project and the Jane Goodall Institute, through a specially organised auction held in Paris.

Photos on this site are available for commercial licensing and we also recommend you visit Richard's Photo Library, for an even broader selection of images.

Richard is available for bespoke commissions of work. Please get in touch to discuss your project and requirements.

Upon request talks can be arrranged providing a fun, informative and inspiring event to the audience.

Active on social media, you can find Richard's work on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, where he always welcomes discussion.

For any queries, please email