Peter was born in 1966 in the village of Byske, 30 km north from the town Skellefteċ, in northern Sweden. He is presently living at a small village located close to Skellefteċ.
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.
He has twice been awarded first prizes in the BBC global contest "Wildlife Photographer of the year". In 2002 in the category "In Praise of Plants" and 2004 in the category "From Dusk to Dawn".

Working worldwide, he has in recent years visited Japan, Madagascar, Kenya, Borneo, Costa Rica, Canada and other countries.
The photographic agencies marketing and selling his pictures are as follows:

• Getty Images, UK
• The Nature Photographers Photo Agency, Sweden
• Animals/animals, USA
• AGE Fotostock, Spain
• Imagestate, UK

In addition to his collaboration with photographic agencies, Peter sells stock photographs and undertakes assignments.