12 years as a specialist motor sport photographer, covering International
motor rallies around the world, Peter established his current business
based in Malton in 1981. Since then he has become recognized as
a leading aerial photographer and aerial video cameraman.
love of rally cars transferred to helicopters and airplanes and
in 1990 he qualified as a pilot, he is convinced that his knowledge
of aviation, airspace and photography is a winning formula for successful
aerial photography and video. So much so that he is one of only
a few people in the UK to be qualified at Associate level with the
British Institute of Professional Photographers, The Master Photographers
Association and The Royal Photographic Society, specifically in
Smith Photography are engaged by Multinational Companies, Corporate
Organizations, Local Authorities, Government Agencies, TV Companies,
Highways Agencies, Construction Companies, The Environment Agency,
Port and Coastal Authorities, Water Authorities, Local Police Forces
as well as a number of Petrochemical Installations and Private Companies.
Daily work is mainly made up of location and studio photography
as well as video, both from the ground and in the air, in addition
to pipeline and power line photography and surveillance.
addition to aerial photography a specialist ground photographic
service to the Construction Industry is available. With over 20
years experience in this field Peter Smith has assembled an enviable
client list. His work encompasses progress photography through to
glossy brochure work of completed sites and projects, and these
range from giant crane lifts to night time motorway construction
shoots. A recent major project, lasting almost 4 years, has been
for Yorkshire Water during their construction of a large tunnel
underneath Kingston-upon-Hull. Work undertaken on this scheme included
recording almost every major step from the original route-planning
aerial video, through to underground photography and video of the
work in progress. To achieve this safely Peter underwent confined
spaces training, essential for working underground and in hazardous
environments. Naturally all safety clothing is carried to enable
a full range of work to be undertaken in a variety of industries,
which include gas and oil exploration as well as pipeline construction.
is this thorough and professional approach to the task in hand which
makes Peter Smith Photography the natural, safe and reliable choice
for working with professionals in their environments.