Bregg has been Chief Photographer for 16 years at Maclean's,
Canada's weekly news magazine.
He began his photojournalism career with Canadian
Press in Ottawa in 1967 as copy boy.
A year later at the age of 19 he was promoted
to staff photographer.
He then worked for the Associated Press in 1974
in Boston and Washington, before tours of duty back with CP
He served as official photographer to Canadian
Prime Minister Brian Mulroney in 1984-85 before returning
to AP in London UK and New York.
In his long career, Peter has travelled to more
than 65 countries to cover world events including eight Olympic
Games, the Iran hostage crisis in 1979-80 and imposition of
martial law on the Solidarity movement in Poland in 1981.
He was also in New York to cover the aftermath of the September
Peter has also been a member of the photo collective
since its founding 15 years ago. Photosensitive was formed
to undertake photo projects helping charitable associations.
Peter has won many awards including a World
Press Photo award, NPPA Regional Photographer of the year,
Canadian Press Photo of the Year, Eastern Canada News photographers
Association Awards, a Canadian National Newspaper Award and
White House News Photographers' Association Awards.
Peter's work has been widely published and exhibited
around the world. He travelled to Rwanda in 2004 to shoot
still photographs for the White Pine Pictures production of
the documentary Shake Hands with the Devil, chronicling Romeo
Dallaire's return to Rwanda.
In Butare, Peter will be teaching photojournalism
during April and May and taking thousands of pictures.