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Peter is a New York and Los Angeles based photographer specializing in advertising and commercial work, including portraiture, fashion, beauty, editorial, actor's headshots, events and corporate photography.
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Photoshelter survey names Peter Hurley as one of the most inspirational photographers!

My buddy, Joe McNally, took the well deserved top spot on this list, but to have photographers in a survey throw my name around is pretty darn cool! I was so excited to be part of this list and am glad that my spiel is resonating with some PEOPLE...

IDA names Peter one of the 10 most famous portrait photographers!

Seeing this post come through over the internet was quite a surprise. For Indian Digital Arts to acknowledge me as part of this crew is a real honor and extremely humbling. I'd like to send a heartfelt thanks to them for considering me as part of...

Who knew? It really is all about the squinch!

When I released my first video(see jawline below) on how to be more photogenic in front of a camera in February of 2012 I had no idea how much attention it would get. However, that has paled in comparison to the release this past week of "It's all...

The Headshot Intensive ONLINE starts January 6th!

My workshop The Headshot Intensive has had some major success over the past two years and this past July I took that sucker online. Join me for a 9 week course packed with the information that brought my work to the top of the industry. With LIVE...

PDN PhotoPlus Expo, Fstoppers & HURLEYPRO

Every year I'm always looking forward to the end of October. While the kids are getting ready for Halloween, I'm gearing up to get my fill of photographic inspiration. The PDN PhotoPlus Expo is something I've never missed and this year is no...

LIVE Headshot Intensive workshops are back starting Nov 9th PEOPLE!

After a brief hiatus I've decided to bring back my live workshop: THE HEADSHOT INTENSIVE. The first one will be Nov 9-10th and the second one will be December 14-15th in my NY studio. Check out the info here and get yourself signed up to benefit...

Peter is speaking at Photo Plus Expo Oct 26th!

Come see Peter teach his class: Illuminating the Face: Beauty light for close up portraiture. Saturday Oct 26th at the Jacob Javitts Convention Center in New York PEOPLE! Click here to see a list of my upcoming workshops and register.

Peter photographs Sofia Vergara for TheWrap

The Race begins, Sofia Vergara Goes for the Gold

Check out the full story in the May 13th issue of TheWrap.

Here are the images taken in Peter's New York studio:

Feb 2013 Rangefinder Cover! The Models’ Photographer

Having Rangefinder Magazine ask me if I would like to be interviewed for a profile piece in their February 2013 issue was pretty exciting, but when I got the email saying that my work was being considered for the cover I was ridiculously psyched! ...

Mastering Headshot Photography on Kelbytraining.com

I'm so excited to be a part of Kelby Training and here's a little trailer for my class: Mastering Headshot Photography

If you'd like to enjoy the whole class you can register and view it here: Kelbytraining.com
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