Peter has been a full time artist and professional photographer since 2007. His formal qualifications include a BA in History and Politics as well as an MA in International Security and Conflict studies. His education as a photographer came through his father, and fellow photographer Ed Gordon, as well as through the practical application of his craft. He has received recognition of this skill from the Irish Professional Photographers Association where he has been awarded a Licentiateship (L.I.P.P.A) and Associateship (A.I.P.P.A) qualification.
Following numerous years honing his skills in the field in 2007 Peter and Ed Gordon joined forces to establish ExploreLight. ExploreLight continues to be the venture where Peter and Ed jointly promote and exhibit there work as well as promoting and undertaking workshops in Ireland and abroad. Since 2007 Peter has exhibited in numerous venues including the Brightlife Gallery, The Loft and the Dublin Photographic Centre. Peter’s work has received acclaim at the International Photo Awards while he has been featured twice in the Irish Times, on 4fm as well as in Outdoor Photography.