Based in Auckland, NZ, Hannah Peters is a staff sports photographer for Getty Images specialising in winter sports, paralympic sports and multisport competitions. She first realised her passion for photography while at St. Cuthbert’s College in Auckland, where she studied photography. Since discovering that she could combine her two favorite hobbies – sports and photography – together as a career, Hannah has never looked back. Following her graduation in 2001, Hannah began working as a sports photographer for Photosport Ltd until 2007, when she became a freelance photographer for Getty Images. In 2010, Hannah joined the Getty Images team as a full-time photographer.
During her career, Hannah has covered sporting events worldwide including the London Olympics, Summer and Winter Paralympic Games, World Rowing Championships, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games in Guangzhou and the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. Her work has garnered her several awards including honors from PANPA, NZ Soccer Association, TP McLean National Sports Journalism Awards and finalist in the 2015 Canon Media Awards.
Hannah’s imagery has been featured in leading media publications and outlets such as The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald, NZ Herald, BBC, TIME Magazine, Fairfax Magazines and Newspapers, among others. In addition, she has worked on several editorial and commercial assignments for Grazia Magazine, Fairfax Media, APN, NZ Rugby Union, Australian Netball, NZ Winter Games and Tourism NZ.