Peter Kain trained and served as a photographer in the Royal Air Force. On leaving the RAF he worked in commercial studios and B&W darkrooms in London. Joining international lensman Lord Patrick Lichfield with whom he began a career for nearly 30 years as senior technical photographic assistant/printer and later studio manager.
During this time he took a two-year sabbatical, producing images for a book to accompany the BBCtv series, ‘The Making of Mankind,’ presented by anthropologist Richard Leakey.
Peter was then employed to set up a Photographic Department at the National Museum of Kenya in Nairobi by Leakey, as a photography instructor to the museum’s local photographers.
In March 2001 he moved to the Loulé hills from London and with his wife Carolyn a journalist, together they produced features for Algarve publications and HELLO! magazine in the UK.
Since joining the APG in 2012, Peter has given regular ‘critiques’ on the various exhibitions produced by the group. His constructive comments on individual member’s work have aided them to enhance their photography and print making for future shows.
He enjoys the mix of nationalities and abilities within the group.