Peter Adams - Pictures, Art, Photography

Peter Adams

  Pienza Yellow by Peter Adams
Pienza Yellow
Pienza Palette
from $ 499 to $ 1,699
  Pienza Ochre by Peter Adams
Pienza Ochre
Pienza Palette
from $ 499 to $ 1,699
  Pienza Emerald by Peter Adams
Pienza Emerald
Pienza Palette
from $ 499 to $ 1,699
  Pienza Gold by Peter Adams
Pienza Gold
Pienza Palette
from $ 999 to $ 1,999
  Pienza Blue by Peter Adams
Pienza Blue
Pienza Palette
from $ 499 to $ 1,149
  Pienza Coral by Peter Adams
Pienza Coral
Pienza Palette
from $ 499 to $ 1,099
  Toward the sky I by Peter Adams
Toward the sky I
from $ 599 to $ 1,999
  Toward the sky III by Peter Adams
Toward the sky III
from $ 549 to $ 1,999
  Toward the sky II by Peter Adams
Toward the sky II
from $ 549 to $ 1,999
  Crystal Light II by Peter Adams
Crystal Light II
Crystal Light
from $ 549 to $ 1,599
  Crystal Light I by Peter Adams
Crystal Light I
Crystal Light
from $ 499 to $ 1,199
  Taking flight by Peter Adams
Taking flight
Temples, pagodas & monasteries
from $ 599 to $ 1,199
  In the bend of the Irrawaddy by Peter Adams
In the bend of the Irrawaddy
Temples, pagodas & monasteries
$ 1,099
  Skye I by Peter Adams
Skye I
from $ 949 to $ 1,999
  Skye II by Peter Adams
Skye II
from $ 799 to $ 1,699

Background Information about Peter Adams


Photographic landscape magic

They lie there in crepuscular light, mystical landscapes of softly rolling hills encased in wafts of mist. Colors meld into one another in tones of blue, green, and red. Other elements stand in contrast to this: the light violet of a distant chain of hills, a glowing apricot of the last beams of a sunset, the sharp contours of luscious green treetops in the foreground. Everything harmonizes in travel photographer Peters Adams’s landscape photographs taken in Tuscany since 2009: light, color, composition. The results are painterly landscapes full of atmosphere.

Peter Adams is a travel photographer by profession, and he has visited nearly one hundred countries. For a long time, however, the native Londoner’s interest focused more on the people he met during his travels than on the landscape. They revealed their countries to him, and he preferred to move around with them to better under a place’s character. Following in the footsteps of his major role model, Steve McCurry, he captured moving, brightly colored pictures of the people of all the continents of the world: camel herders before the Taj Mahal, fishermen in Myanmar, and indigenous people on stilts and in traditional dress on a wall in Mali.

Adams believes that a strong will, something unusual to discover, and avoiding clichés are crucial to good images. Only patience – and experience – can help. Sometimes he spends multiple days in one location in order to study the atmosphere and then waits for the right moment before finally, like a hunter stalking prey, making a catch. The loot is wonderful photographs of elegant compositions and the perfect interplay of light, color, and form, just as in the Tuscany panoramas, in which light and color break in the gentle rise and fall of the hills.


Since 1986Works as Photographer for renowned design studios, advertising campaigns and corporate clients
 Lives and works in Gloucestershire, England


2010Let's Face It 6 winner of the London Photograhic Association
2003Travel Photographer of the Year