About Peter McIntosh
Peter McIntosh was first introduced to the camera serving as a Photographers Mate in the U.S. Navy. Peter is an award winning photographer whose works often appear in the Clayton Tribune and Atlanta Journal / Constitution. His photos have appeared in countless publications including National Geographic Traveler, Southern Living, Atlanta Magazine, Oxford American, and the Wall Street Journal. His images are featured prominently in Robert Redford’s film, A Walk In The Woods. Peter is both writer and photographer for a monthly adventure column in the Laurel of Northeast Georgia Magazine. One of Peter’s photos was the cover artwork for Mike Mafette’s Lake Burton Centennial coffee table book: Our Southern Eden. Peter is a noted conservation photographer supporting the efforts of organizations such as the Chattooga Conservancy, Georgia ForestWatch and Chattahoochee River Keepers.
On three separate occasions Peter’s photos were on display in Governor’s Office, and also in the grand ballroom of the Governor’s Mansion. In 2018, Congressman Doug Collins issued a proclamation before Congress in Washington D. C., honoring Peter for his dedication and tireless efforts in capturing the beauty of the southern Appalachians. Peter is a Hambidge Fellow. Many of Peter’s photos are currently on display at Fortify Kitchen and Bar, north Georgia’s premier fine dining restaurant in Clayton. Peter’s photos are part of important collections in Atlanta, New York City, Palm Springs, Telluride and Doha, and Qatar.
Peter is both writer and photographer for a monthly adventure column in The Georgia Mountain Laurel Magazine. He is a noted conservation photographer supporting the efforts of American Rivers, The Appalachian Trail Conservancy, The Nature Conservancy, The Wilderness Society, Georgia Forestwatch, The Chattooga Conservancy and Upper Chattahoochee River Keepers.