Pete Wright is an international award-winning Master Photographer based out of Richmond, Virginia. In his 17 years in business, he has photographed everything from professional sports, to weddings, to portraits. Through his experience growing up in the darkroom assisting and learning from his father, he truly fell in love with black and white photography. This ultimately led to his passion for recreating timeless Film Noir style portraits as an homage to his favorite photographer, George Hurrell.
In 2014 alone, Pete's Film Noir work was recognized with Best in Show honors in both Virginia and Southeast PPA (SEPPA), multiple category First Place awards in Virginia, SEPPA and North Carolina and also won the prestigous Canon Par Excellence Award, the Fuji Masterpice Award, LexJet Sunset Best Portrait Award, and had multiple Film Noir images not only merit, but also entered into the International Loan Collection at PPA.
Pete has been lecturing around the world since 2005 in both platform and hands-on environments. He has spoken four times each at both WPPI and Imaging USA and at both has given hands-on programs. He has also taught around the U.S. at other workshops like After Dark, PSD Experience and various other state and regional conventions.