Peter was born in 1966 in the village of Byske, 30 km north from the town Skellefteå, in northern Sweden. He is presently living at a small village located close to Skellefteå.
He works as a freelance photographer and writer specializing in wildlife.
In 1996, he won the Swedish Nature Photographers and Kodak award and is today a member of the association The Swedish Nature Photographers/N.
In 2002 he was awarded first prize in the category "In Praise of Plants" of the BBC global contest "Wildlife Photographer of the year", in competition with 18,500 pictures from 60 countries. He was also awarded an Highly Commended in that category.
Working worldwide, he has in recent years visited Japan, Madagascar, Kenya,
Turkey, USA and other countries.
The photographic agencies marketing and selling his pictures are as follows: