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Welcome to Peter Hatter Photography Ltd. I am a commercial photographer and filmmaker with over 15 years experience of specialising in creative sport and lifestyle photography and filmmaking for brands. Based in the East Midlands I'm well placed to cover commissions in Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Birmingham, Sheffield, the greater Midlands area and most of the UK.

If you, your business or your organisation needs visual media to enhance your brand and would like to work with an experienced freelance commercial photographer with a creative eye and a passion for customer service, please get in touch and I will be very pleased to help you.

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Show Reel

This is a collection of my commercial photography and filmmaking with some interesting personal work thrown in. There's lots I've left out as I wanted to keep the length down to a watcheable 3 minutes. Click here to see the film.

Showreel:
Sports & Lifestyle

A small collection of some of my sports and lifestyle photography and filmmaking.

Sports Filmmaking:
Nottingham Ice Racing Club

This is a promotional short film I've made with Nottingham Ice Racing Club. This is to promote the club and their sport of Short-Track Speed Skating, highlighting the speed and excitement of the sport and the fun and social aspects of being a club member. Click on the picture to see the film.

Filmmaking for Business:
Portrait of a Craftsman

This is a short film I've made with Green Woodworker Robert Nicholson uses traditional techniques and tools to make bowls from wood freshly cut from the tree.

Sports Photography:
British Superbikes

I was at the British Superbikes showdown event at Donington Park in September. Here's a few favourite images.

Filmmaking for Business:
Profile of Nick Chaffe

This is a short film I made with Nick Chaffe, a Manchester-based designer/illustrator. Nick works with a number of large clients amongst whom are the Oscars, who used Nick's illustration as part of their 2015 awards ceremony. Click on the picture to see the film.

A photography project.

This is a collection of images I have taken at the Nottingham Ice Racing Club training nights as part of a personal project. Click here to see the project.

Recent sports commission

This was a commission to shoot imagery of a new format hockey game being introduced in an opening tournament. It was my job to capture the atmosphere of the day, including action, views of the new sized pitches and the social side of the whole event. Hockey is a great game to shoot as there's lots of action and in this new format with shorter games it's condensed in to a furious high-action few minutes!

Filmmaking for Business:
Profile of Steve Elkins

This is a short sports documentary film featuring Steve Elkins who designs, builds and flies hang gliders. Steve owns Avian Hang Gliders and is based in the Peak District in Derbyshire, UK where he sells his gliders to a worldwide market.

Commercial commission

This was a commission to shoot brand new commercial vehicles for a large haulage company who wanted the images for their marketing department. Part of the day was spent at Felixstowe docks with the biggest ship in the world forming part of the background of the image.

Sports Filmmaking:
Portrait of a Paddler.

This is a short sports film featuring Mikey Wilson, a canoe slalom athlete based in Nottingham in the U.K. He is, at the time of writing, second in the premier division for K1M and is first reserve for the Great Britain Under 23 team. For best quality viewing, watch this in HD by following this link to Vimeo

Favourite images from a recent game

I was commissioned by UEFA to shoot two U17 internationals. These shots including the two players heading the ball were taken from the Norway v Romania match. Had to travel all the way to Nuneaton to shoot this game.

Older short sports films

This is an older short sports film of action from the 2014 British National Cyclo-cross Championships held in Derby, UK. You can play the film by clicking on the image to the right or to see a bigger version click here

You can see more of my sports films here.

A short film about Gibraltar Point

I've made a short film about one of my favourite places, Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve on the Lincolshire coast, just north of The Wash. I filmed this at the beginning of December and was lucky enough to catch some nice light but could have flown a kite in the winds. It's not beautiful or dramatic but there's a charm to this simple landscape that I love. Click on the picture to see the film.

Some mountain bike POV footage

This is some footage I have recently created giving a POV (point of view) angle riding along a forest path on a mountain bike. By mounting the camera on the cross-bar of the bike you put the viewer almost on the bike. It looks very dynamic as the biker rides past the blurring trees giving a real sense of motion.
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