Totowa, NJ – After completing an M.A. in political economy Ed Peters became a photographer. At first he worked as a freelancer and staff photographer for various publications, but in 1990 he relocated to Asia. While living there he photographed the plight of Burmese refugees and the pro democracy movement in Nepal. After returning to the United States he joined the photo agency, Impact Visuals. During the next several years he photographed various subjects. These include: famine in Somalia, war in Croatia , and the continuing AIDs crisis. It was also during this period that his work appeared in many venues and Ed was awarded a Gordon Parks award, and a New Jersey State Council On The Arts Fellowship.
In recent years Ed has focused on his personal work, was a finalist for the 2012 London Festival Of Photography’s Street Photography Award and became a member of the collective, Street Photographers.