Kate Peters

Kate Peters (b.1980) is a photographer based in London, England. Inspired by a rebellious photography teacher Kate began making photographs at secondary school and has never stopped, just got a little bit better at it, she hopes. Her work has been exhibited internationally including a solo show at the HPGRP gallery in New York in 2011. In 2012 the Guardian Weekend Magazine commissioned Kate to photograph 32 Olympic hopefuls including Sir Chris Hoy, Jessica Ennis and Mo Farah Her portrait of Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks was featured on the cover of TIME magazine. 

A selection of Kate’s portraits now forms part of the permanent collection at the National Portrait gallery, London. In 2013 she received the Vic Odden award from the Royal Photographic Society and the Freshfields Prize at the Renaissance Awards. When not on assignment she can be found hanging around the darkroom at Labyrinth Photographic, walking her dog or riding her bike to the pub.