Peter Dazeley BEM, FRPS, known as Dazeley, is a photographer living and working in London, known for fine art, advertising, anamorphic and nude photography, as well as flower photography.
Dazeley was born in West Kensington, London, England, in 1948. Dazeley, son of William and Freda Dazeley MBE, is dyslexic and left school at 15 without formal qualifications. He is married and has a daughter and a son; they live in Coombe Hill, Surrey, England.
Dazeley was awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List, January 2017, for his services to photography and charity.
Dazeley studied photography at Holland Park Comprehensive (now known as the Socialist Eton). He is a meticulous planner and imaginative problem solver and has pioneered many photographic techniques that have become the norm. “Making the ordinary look extraordinary is Dazeley’s gift” says Sarah Ryder Richardson, who represents Dazeley in the UK. His work has won awards from organisations across the world, including the Association of Photographers, the Royal Photographic Society in the UK, EPICA in France, Applied Arts Magazine in Canada, Graphis Inc. in the USA . Dazeley works with Platinum prints and is currently working on several projects including X-ray, flowers, pregnant women, anamorphic nude and solarisation (Sabattier effect) photography, out of his own studio complex in Chelsea, London.
Dazeley became a member of the Association of Photographers in 1977 and became a life member in 1984.
In June 2013 Dazeley was awarded a Fellowship by the Royal Photographic Society.