Peter Manchester is Launceston born, educated at the University of Tasmania in geology, geochemistry and education. Apart from a short period in the mining industry and after National Service, he has served 40 years teaching and lecturing in geology, chemistry, still and video photography, multimedia and geotourism to people of all levels of experience. He is a practising International exhibitor in digital imagery and has conducted seminars, field trips and weekend getaways on geology and photography in Tasmania and mainland Australia. In 2010 Peter published a book on Tasmanian Geology “Created from Chaos” – 100 geological sites in Tasmania. Peter has been awarded his Associative of APS, Artiste of FIAP and in 2009 was awarded Honorary FAPS at Victor Harbour. In Tasmania was awarded a Fellowship of the Tasmanian Photographic Federation and the George Billing Medal for excellence in photographic education.