Peter Holgersson

sports photographer, Sweden

Peter Holgersson was six years old when he started taking pictures. He learned the basic settings on his first camera from his father. He continued with photography as a hobby until 2011, when he began shooting sports photography for Swedish newspapers. Currently, Peter divides his time between freelance photography and lecturing at Linköping University.

In addition to his first-place prize in the 2014 World Press Photo Contest, Peter's work was awarded second prize in the 2013 Pictures of the Year International sports picture story category.


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Peter Holgersson

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