Peter Rimmer is a photographer and writer covering Para-Sport, disability sport, and documentary photography.
He was awarded a Masters Degree in Photography by the University of Bolton in 2013, and has self-published a Photo Book The tide's the very devil about Morecambe Bay and the the ever-changing landscape, the tides and shifting sands, and how they impact on those who live and work on the Bay including its shrimp fishermen - available from good bookshops and through Amazon Books.
Peter regularly gives illustrated talks about his book.
He also covers Para-Sports and was an accredited photographer at the London Paralympic Games (2012), the IPC World Athletics Championships, Lyon (2013), the City Games Manchester (2013, 2014 and 2015), the Winter Paralympics, Sochi (2014), the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow (2014) the IPC European Athletics, Swansea (2014), the ParaPanAm Games, Toronto (2015), the Special Olympics Los Angeles (2015), the European Wheelchair Basketball Championships, Worcester (2015), the Cerebral Palsy Football World Cup Burton-on-Trent (2015) and the IPC European Swimming Championships, Glasgow (2015).
Peter contributes to several disability lifestyle magazines as a photographer and a writer including Palaestra in the USA, PosAbility in the UK and Vouloir in Algeria. (See the section of the website headed 'Para-Sports')
He is a volunteer photographer with the Woodland Trust and Woolton Drama Group in Liverpool.
“I find no conflict between being an
artist and a journalist... for the strongest way I can be a good journalist is
by being the strongest artist I can.”