Spotlight On: Tether Tools Pro Peter Hurley

Spotlight On: Tether Tools Pro Peter Hurley

Jul 28, 2017

  In 2000, Tether Tools Pro Peter Hurley dropped modeling and acting to jump back in the boat and train for the Sydney ’00 Games. During this time, Peter took up photography seriously and while shooting a regatta turned the camera on a fellow model/actor and friend who had come along for the day. Those…

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Peter Hurley’s Headshot Crewz: New York City to Bermuda

Apr 7, 2016

Join Peter Hurley and the Headshot Crew as they cruise to Bermuda on board the Norwegian Breakaway for a fun filled week perfecting your headshot and portrait photography skills. Instructors include: Peter Hurley, Damian Battinelli, Karaminder Ghuman, David Geffin, and Maurice Jager. Learn more at!  

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What’s In Peter Hurley’s Camera Bag?

Sep 9, 2015

In a recent video on B&H’s What’s In Your Bag segment, Tether Tools Pro Peter Hurley opened his camera bag and showed the world what was inside! In this fast-paced video, Hurley demonstrates the tools he rolls with to get his work done, explaining the value to his workflow of each individual tool.    …

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Workshop: Illuminating the Face with Peter Hurley

Apr 20, 2015 | One Comment

Based off of the tutorial from Peter Hurley and Fstoppers’ “Illuminating the Face,” this class is all about facial lighting technique. From Peter’s signature headshot look to his portrait work, everything he does stems from light on the face. In this class, he’ll be demonstrating the key elements that he uses day in and day…

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Peter Hurley, Headshot King

Mar 12, 2015

Peter Hurley recently sat down with the Editor-in-Chief of Popular Photograhy, Miriam Leuchter to do a headshot. Along the way, he describes a bit of his process to get people to open up and what it takes to be great at headshots.

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Learn from the Pros at PDN PhotoPlus

Sep 30, 2014

Looking for some standout seminars at the upcoming PDN PhotoPlus Conference & Expo coming up? Here are just a few: Benjamin Von Wong Friday Oct. 31 – 7:45am – 9:45am From Start to Finish: Creating Fairytale-like Imagery from the Production, the Shoot, to the Final Product During this intensive two-hour session, Benjamin Von Wong and Renee…

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The Headshot Intensive with Peter Hurley

Jun 24, 2014 | One Comment

A 2 day SHABANG’in Photography Workshop spanning the globe with Peter Hurley! In this workshop you’ll learn the concepts that opened up an entire new world to me when photographing people. You’ll be immersed in the throws of the Hurley philosophy of portraiture and leave with a new understanding of pulling the best out of…

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Spring Some Swag with Tether Tools and Peter Hurley

Mar 11, 2014

  Peter is a New York and Los Angeles based photographer specializing in advertising and commercial work, including portraiture, fashion, beauty, editorial, actor’s headshots, events and corporate photography. You can win a 1-hour Skype session with Peter Hurley with the Spring Some Swag contest from Tether Tools! Read the rules and regulations then head over to our…

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Peter Hurley Shares his PROspectives on Headshot Photography

Sep 13, 2013

Every professional photographer has a different setup, gear and workflow than the next. Peter Hurley was featured on B&H’s photographer series ‘B&H Prospectives’ where he walks you through his gear. He also shares some tips every professional photographer should know – how to work with a model, what gear to have, why tethering is important…

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On the Road 2013 Tour – Los Angeles

May 7, 2013

About On The Road: July 15 – July 16, 2013 WPPI, PDN PhotoPlus Expo, ASMP and Kelby Training are gearing up for a new series of 2-day photography workshops where new talent will emerge and pros will be re-inspired. You’ll experience all the fun, excitement, education and inspiration of the photo industry’s best events in person, all in a city near…

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Photographer Spotlight: Peter Hurley

Nov 13, 2012

Nothing about Peter Hurley is conventional. Even his signature clean and straightforward portraits have an intriguing depth to them – like there’s a secret, or a story, or a funny joke that he and his subjects are sharing. Before becoming a professional photographer, he trained for two Summer Olympic Games in the sport of sailing…

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