Peter Jeffree studied architecture at University College London, qualifying in 1976. He worked as an architect for the BBC and later as Chief Architect for John Lewis Department Stores until 2006. A photography enthusiast since a young age, he began commercial architectural photography in 1990 initially in parallel with his work as an architect. Architectural photography is now his primary occupation. Widely travelled, his work covers a wide range of commissioned and self initiated subjects from newly built exteriors and exteriors to restoration studies of historic structures.He has been a regular contributor to the Architectural Association Photo Library since 1995.