Peter Renn

Senior Lecturer in Photography, UCA Farnham

Academic, School of Fine Art | Photography and Visual Communication

Peter has been teaching at UCA since 1997. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Photography at Farnham, teaching on the Photography, Fine Art and Film & Digital Art courses. He runs a number of units for BA (Hons) Photography and workshops for MFA Photography.

A professional photographer since 1990, Peter has worked in a wide variety of fields for publications as diverse as Vogue, Melody Maker, Hello! and the Sunday Times, as well as commissioned work for advertising, publicity, architectural and fine art clients.

He has an extensive technical background, running the colour department for Gene Nocon’s Photographer’s Workshop in the early 1990s and running his own professional exhibition fine printing business for more than 25 years. Peter studied Photography at West Surrey College of Art and Design, graduating with a BA (Hons) in 1988.

Further information:
Alternative Process Users Group Blog
Peter's website
The School of Fine Art & Photography website 

Peter Renn staff profile picture

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy:

Affiliated to the Worldwide Ilford Darkroom Directory:

Founder of the Alternative Process Users group: an online resource for photographers around the world to share information and ideas on alternative and historic photographic practices.

Co-author of Langford’s Basic Photography (8th ed. on) and reviewer for other Elsevier/Focal publications on photography.

Compiling editor of the UCA Farnham Photo course technical manual and various course handbooks, including ‘Alternative and Historic Processes - A Manual For Photographers’,  ‘Photography for Fine Artists’ and ‘A Guide to the Wet Collodion Process’

Research Outputs

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