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About Dazeley

Peter Dazeley Portrait 2021
Peter Dazeley Portrait 2021

Peter Dazeley BEM FRPS, known as Dazeley, is a born and bred London photographer known for his fine art, advertising, and his successful series of London books.


Dazeley was born in West Kensington, London 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.

In 2013 Dazeley was awarded a Fellowship by The Royal Photographic Society, which is the highest distinction of the RPS and recognises original work and outstanding ability.

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.

He is a life member of the Association of Photographers.

Photographic career

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’s fine art work is produced as Platinum prints by 31 Studios in Gloucestershire.