Lori Peterson Photography is an award winning photographer located in the St. Louis Metro area. She specializes in portrait photography and fine art photography. Her unique and eclectic vision have helped her to create images that transcend standard photography into the realm of true works of art.
Lori has always loved art and the creation of art via her camera has provided her with new avenues to explore. As a side project, she began to create art pieces and began entering local art exhibitions. In addition to portrait and fine art photography, Lori has volunteered her photography services for various charities, including Woman’s Place, The National Brain Tumor Society, and Friends of Kathy J. Weinman Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence. She served as the official photographer for the historic Chatillion-DeMenil House and for the Consolations of Memory at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
In May 2013, one of her art pieces won ‘Best in Show’ in Heroes, a juried art exhibition. In October 2013, she won 1st place in the juried exhibit titled Fear. She has since received other recognition for her fine art photography. In addition to showing at many local art exhibitions, Lori has had her work exhibited internationally. She currently has work on display in Berlin, Germany and her work was exhibited in Budapest, Hungary in October 2016. Lori was a Resident Artist and Assistant Director at a local St. Louis art gallery and helped to curate several art shows and previously was a content writer for Digital Photography School. She has also shot merchandising photographs for the band Blink-182.
With influences ranging from Frida Kahlo to her own lucid dreams, Lori Peterson is always trying to explore and extend the boundaries of what photography can be.