Peter Steinhauer. (Born, Boulder, Colorado, USA, 1966). Education at Art Institute of Colorado. Since 1993, he has been living and working in Asia. His photography focuses on architecture within urban landscape, natural landscape, Asian faces and man made structure.
He is also a recipient of numerous international photography awards. In 2012, Steinhauer was awarded with his third PDN Annual Photographic Award of Excellence for his Cocoons project; 2011, a Black and White Spider Award for Architecture and a One Life Award from PDN. In 2009 he was awarded in numerous categories in the prestigious IPA and PX3 Paris Annual Photography Awards.
Steinhauer’s first book on Vietnam entitled, Vietnam: Portraits and Landscapes, was published in 2002. Enduring Spirit of Vietnam, (Forward by Michael Kenna) Steinhauer’s second publication was published in 2007 and was awarded Best Photography Book of the Year 2007 by PDN (Photo District News), and won a Silver Medal in the Independent Publishers Annual Book Awards 2007. His third publication, entitled “Hong Kong - Surface Unseen”, hopes to be released in 2014. Other book projects include two books on Hong Kong, one on Bali, Burma, India and a third on Vietnam.