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All Photographs © Peter B. Treiber
OFFICER / VOLUNTEER
American Society of Media Photographers, Twenty years volunteering for this trade association dedicated to helping photographers through education and advocacy.
MEMBERSHIPS / LINKS
|Allentown Art Museum|
|Philadelphia Museum of Art||Fine Art Photographers IinkedIn|
|Windward Sailing Club||Lehigh Valley Orchid Society|
|Seven Seas Cruising Association||OC Designer Source||ArtsQuest|
|WDIY FM 88.1 National Public Radio|
Started taking photos in high school with a hand-me-down Rollicord camera.
Briefly studied painting with the father-in-law of NYC commercial photographer, Hobart Baker.
Was studio assistant in NYC for Hobart Baker, an advertising photographer who invented front projection.
Earned an associate degree in Advertising Design at the State University of NY at Farmingdale.
Earned a bachelor of fine art degree in Photography from the Art Center College of Design in California.
Worked in NYC studios for ten years including the positions of Chief Photographer and Manager of Communications Services at International Nickel before joining the Photography Department at Bethlehem Steel. Five years as BSC staff advertising photographer with their in-house ad agency.
Own a commercial photography studio in Bethlehem since the closing of the BSC photo department.
Elected to Chapter President of the Central PA chapter of ASMP three times. Also served on the board of the Philadelphia chapter and hosted a major conference for ASMP National in Aspen CO.
Photography published in dozens of magazines and articles about my photography published in Industrial Photography, Rangefinder and Photography+. Personally published Inside Bethlehem Steel: The Final Quarter Century in February 2008.
Continue shooting commercial assignments, fine art projects and enjoy sailing and orchid growing in my spare time.
2014, Mayfair Arts Festival, juried show, one print
Inside Bethlehem Steel: The Final Quarter Century, published 2008, 12" x 9", 140 pages, 92 color and b&w photographs, composite leather cover with photography by Peter Treiber and text by Elizabeth Kovach. Inside Bethlehem Steel: The Final Quarter Century is a visual tour of the formerly second-largest domestic steel company's last years as it struggled for survival. This book celebrates the majesty and might of the late steelmaker and chronicles the long decline of the company that literally built, transported and defended America for nearly 99 years.
Ed Riccio President BethForge 1989-1995
John Strohmeyer: " enlightening read for everyone concerned about the fate of big industry in America and a must addition to every library. Bette Kovach's insightful perspective and the spectacular photographs of Peter Treiber constitute a work that will not be forgotten."
John Strohmeyer, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Crisis in Bethlehem: Big Steel's Battle to Survive, was editor of The Bethlehem Globe-Times for 28 years.
Nancy Gravatt: " Treiber and Kovach have teamed up to create a visually stunning portrait depicting the final decades of an iconic company that literally built our nation."
Vice President, Communications, American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI)
Ridge Gallery, Jim Thorpe, Pa.