Peg Hunter

Documentary Photographer and Videographer


Peg is a freelance documentary photographer / photojournalist and videographer.  Her work focuses on climate and environmental justice,  social justice and immigration.  It highlights the communities and creative activism that come together to work for positive social change.  Her photo essays weave together visuals and text to tell stories of shared challenges and unlikely connections.

Her images have been published in Yes! Magazine, SF Examiner, Common Dreams, NACLA, Truthout, Grist, Ms. Magazine, KQED, Food and Water Watch and Earth Island Journal, and several images were recently added to the Library of Congress permanent collection.

Peg graduated with a film degree from California Institute of the Arts and spent over 3 decades working with challenging visuals in the film industry, both locally at Industrial Light & Magic and in New Zealand at Weta Digital, before transitioning to documentary photography and videography.


Peg is a member of the Guild Freelancers Unit of the Pacific Media Workers Guild.

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( For a peek into her previous life… imdb Peg Hunter )