Peter Fryer is a freelance documentary photographer, living in the north east of England. Peter has been a documentary photographer for 30 years producing work for exhibition, publication and editorial uses nationally and internationally.

His work looks at people and community, and over the last 25 years has concentrated on two distinct areas: The north east of England and The Middle East where he has worked extensively with Palestinians in Lebanon and Palestine. Over the last 10 years He has worked in Yemen and the north east of England on a publication and web site, ‘The Boarding House’, relating to the Yemen community in the north of England and its links with Yemen. His work concerning these areas looks at Arab identity and representation.

He has been funded for work in the North East of England by Amber Films / The Side Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne and Arts Council, England. He has lectured and exhibited in UK, Germany, USA, Bangladesh, Palestine and Yemen.

He is part of the photography group, Side Gallery and is an Associate Lecturer in Documentary Photography at the University of Sunderland in the Department of Photography, Video and Digital Imagery.