New to the Shoot Smart Team...



Master Wedding/Portrait Photographer

Shootsmart Photography Training are very pleased to welcome the newest member of our team, Mr Pete Bristo MBE. 

Pete will be instructing the students on our ‘Location Wedding Day shoot’ which is currently part of the schedule on our 5 day Wedding/Portrait course. 

  Pete Bristo Master Photographer  


Pete is a one of the most prestigious Master photographers in the country. His lists of awards are truly awe inspiring.  He is 1 of only 12 photographers in the UK to hold the award for the highest qualification - Fellowship in Weddings. 

Pete also lectures and gives master classes for the BIPP, MPA and SWPP.  Holding the highest qualifications Pete is regularly asked to be a judge in Regional and National print competitions. This is linked with mentoring of photographers looking to achieve there next qualification of Licentiate, Associate and Fellowship. Pete is also an assessor on the qualification panels. 

Pete does have a few more Fellowships to his name with 3 Fellowships in Press & Pr with the Master Photographers Association (MPA) the British Institute of Professional Photographers (BIPP) and the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP) in 2003/4.   He started his second career again at the age of 40 in wedding photography in 2004, and has achieved all the Fellowships again but this time in wedding photography.  He’s won several UK titles wedding photography Classical, Creative and Contemporary wedding titles over the last few years with his latest in January this year winning UK Traditional Wedding Photographer of the Year. The images in this panel have been taken at some stunning venues such as Dunns Castle, Scotland, Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire, Willersly Castle, Matlock, Clearwell Castle in Wales, Kelvingrove Art Museum in Glasgow, Wynyard Hall near Sedgefield, Carlton Towers in Yorkshire, Grittleton House, Hever Castle Kent and Hazelwood Castle 

Pete is currently fronting the cover of Photo Professional, with a picture taken at Kelvingrove Art Museum, Glasgow July 2012 edition.

Pete will instruct on Wedding 5 Day Course + Wedding 3 Day Course

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These are just some of the tremendous work Pete produces...




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All images taken on the day can be used to help build up your own portfolio of work.