Peter Cattrell in conversation with Pete Davis
Machynlleth, September 2019
Peter Cattrell yn sgwrsio gydag Pete Davis
Machynlleth, Medi 2019
Born in Glasgow and now based in London, Peter Cattrell studied photography at London College of Printing and has taught photography part time at Central St Martins, Camberwell and London College of Communication.
Highly regarded for his landscape photography made in Britain and Europe, Peter works primarily with film and fine printing techniques - and these skills as a master printer brought him to the attention of the renowned photographer Faye Godwin who worked with Peter to print her black and white landscapes of the British countryside. In his own work, Peter draws inspiration from locations through historical research and personal association.
His work is held in numerous Collections around the world, including the V&A, London; Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; National Galleries of Scotland; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Goldman Sachs, London and National Trust for Scotland.
Spending time when he can in Wales by making new work around Machynlleth and mid Wales area, we caught up with Peter on a recent visit to Ffotogaleri y Gofeb. Ffoton are grateful to Peter and Pete Davis for agreeing to record this conversation and we’re delighted and honoured to have two exceptional analogue landscape photographers featured here.
Recorded at the Ffotogaleri y Gofeb in Machynlleth by Brian Carroll. Our thanks to Diane and Geoff - curators at the gallery.
See below for a small selection of Peter's work, reproduced here on Ffoton with kind permission of the photographer.
Yma ar Ffoton trwy garedigrwydd y ffotograffydd fe welwch gasgliad bychan o'i waith isod.
Gallery images © Peter Cattrell and used with permission of the photographer.
Banner images © Brian Carroll
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