Peter Guttman is an award-winning photographer with a richly textured career. The recipient of the Gold Medal Lowell Thomas Award for Travel Journalist of the Year, he is a photographer, writer, author, television personality, and lecturer who has traveled on assignment to all seven continents and to more than 190 countries. His fine art photography has been exhibited internationally in acclaimed solo shows, Guttman photography has been published in books, magazines, and newspapers, and has appeared in virtually every major travel periodical including Conde Nast Traveler, Geo, and National Geographic Publications. Guttman illustrated calendars for clients as diverse as American Express and Calvin Klein, where he provided all the images in its first-ever travel campaign for the aptly named scent "Escape." Guttman’s work has been featured as a finalist in the prestigious Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for Magazine Photography in 2000 for an extensive multi-page spread in Life Magazine. He taught a popular travel photography class at the International Center of Photography, was chosen as a national spokesperson for Kodak, and created a highly-acclaimed hardcover photographic book series for Fodor’s Travel Publications. Guttman’s distinguished accomplishments have been profiled on A&E, National Public Radio and the Today show.