Peter Dench holds a first class honours degree in Photographic Studies. He is an acclaimed photojournalist and is best known for his decade of work documenting England based on specific themes.
Peter is one of Getty Images Reportage represented photographers.
Other significant projects include a commission for FIFA, Football’s Hidden Story, which saw Peter visit 20 countries and spend 15 months documenting how the sport thrives and unites communities all over the world.
Peter collaborated with Getty Images Reportage on the Future of Britain project, commissioned by media agency OMD UK. Dench photographed Britain to accompany OMD’s research and statistics on the long-term economic downturn and changes to Britain’s population and demographics.
Peter became co-Creative Director of White Cloth Gallery in Leeds, which he founded with his current co-Director Sharon. Peter is also a contributor to Hungry Eye magazine. His monthly ‘Dench Diary’ has appeared in Professional Photographer and in Hungry Eye.
The Visa Pour l’image photojournalism festival in Perpignan, France, has screened Peter’s work five times, including one full exhibition.
Also experienced in the world of commercial photography, Peter’s advertising commissions include Weetabix and Barclaycard.
Peter has also made formal portraits of celebrities such as Tom Jones, Vinnie Jones, Heston Blumenthal, Andrew Flintoff, Alain Ducasse, Jamie Oliver, Vijay Mallya.
He is the author of several books, including Trawlermen, Suited and Booted, The British Abroad, England Uncensored, A&E Alcohol and England, The British Abroad and Dench Does Dallas.