About - Peterson Pro Media

Michael Peterson - Photographer/Filmmaker

Michael is the founder and creative force behind Peterson Pro Media, he is a lifestyle photographer and filmmaker who captures environmental portraits and expansive landscapes.  His love of the outdoors and passion for the preservation of the land, animals and those who live in it lends the imagery he captures to be timeless and relevant.


In 2005 Peterson returned home to the Pacific Northwest after nearly 20 years working in Hollywood, his film credits include Independence Day, Contact, Armageddon and Star Trek First Contact. Recently Peterson directed the award winning documentary film Dammed to Extinction.


Michael's work can be seen in advertising campaigns and editorial stories.  Some clients include: Seattle Times Magazine, Alaska Airlines Magazine,  Pfriem Family Brewers, Insitu, Naish Hawaii, Bellevue College, Woodbury University, Playworks, The Gorge Magazine, Hood River County Chamber of Commerce,  Skamania Lodge, The Drake Magazine, Columbia Gorge Winegrowers, Gaiam TV, Travel Oregon, Carnegie Mellon University/Tony Awards.

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