David Peat

David Peat (1947 – 2012) was one of Scotland’s leading film-makers and photographers. Best known as a film-maker for his closely observed documentaries which include – Gutted, This Mine is Ours, Me and My Face, Life’s too Short, Please Leave the Light On etc. From working as a film cameraman in his early years, he shot major documentaries for well-known producers like Paul Hamann in the 1970’s. His observational skills... Read More

Paintstore Boys

Paintstore Boys photograph by David Peat – size 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches (22 x 29 cms) Price £45.00p Paintstore Boys – Print  Read More

A Comforting Arm

Comforting Arm photograph by David Peat – size 111/2 x 81/2 inches (29 x 22 cms) Price £45.00p A Comforting Arm – Print  Read More

An Eye on the Street

In the late 1960s, twenty-one year old David Peat created a portfolio of photographs to gain entry to the film business. Peat who was regarded as a leading cinematographer and documentary film maker, gave permission for Renaissance Press to publish these remarkable images which have remain unseen by the public for forty years. The Glasgow photographed in 1968 has long gone, but the sights and smells of that time still exist in the recollections of... Read More