Peter Hurley Speaking

Bridging the Self-Acceptance Gap With “Psyphotology”

Peter Hurley

Professional photographer Peter Hurley and psychologist Anna Rowley have devised a simple way to overcome your fear of the camera lens. They call this unique combination of their two disciplines “psyphotology,” and what they’ve learned can help us shift our perspective away from judgment and criticism and toward better self-acceptance.

Peter Hurley

Peter Hurley

While training for the 1996 Olympic games in the sport of sailing, Peter Hurley met a designer for DKNY who sent him down a whirlwind path that landed him with a camera in his hands. He first found himself in front of the lens modeling for the likes of Ralph Lauren and Abercrombie & Fitch. During this time, his friend and mentor, Bruce Weber, encouraged him to pick up a camera. Within six months Peter booked his first commercial work photographing shoes for Reebok. Due to his experience, technique, and engaging personality, Peter has developed a particular forte of bringing out the best in his subjects.
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