From my base in London, I've travelled the world photographing/filming landscapes, people, culture & international sport for a wide range of clients, including; the award-winning National Geographic Traveller magazine (UK) Men’s Health (UK), as well as the Guardian, Times and Telegraph Newspapers capturing landscapes and cultures from the jungles of Costa Rica to the Townships of Cape Town.
My travel portfolio can be accessed via www.petegoding.com
2021 sees my return to professional cycling as one of the few accredited, official in-race Motorbike Photographers. I'll be providing photography of all the action to my international clients along with UK Press Association/Alamy.
2020 kicked off with coverage of the Tour of Saudi then onto food & interiors for Brighton Grand & Richmond Hill hotels. The previous yr began by hosting the National Geographic Traveller UK Photographic competition in London, having worked with them in Oman, then trekking through the Costa Rican Rainforest & later showcasing my work in an exhibition in association with National Geographic and the Hungarian Tourist Board & then over to Guatemala to finish off 2019 for the Telegraph and Nat Geo Traveller.
In Nov 2018, South Africa's Tourist Board sent me on an epic 3 week shoot for their UK 2019 campaign photographing the most amazing locations from Nelson Mandela's home in Soweto to Leopards & Rhinos in Mala Mala.
I've worked with the RallyCycling team, L'Equipe magazine, Velo News, Velo magazine, Cyclist, Procycling & cyclingnews.com covering Saudi Tour, Oman, Tour de France, Paris-Roubaix to name only a few.
My videography has seen me shooting & producing videos across the Fjords of Norway along with filming & producing Brand Videos for Chris Froome and the Hungarian Tourist Board.
Highlights from recent years include;Tour de France for Men's Health UK, Ski Camps for Equity with World Cup Skier Chemmy Alcott. Photographing & filming the Maserati Ghibli, Aston Martin & Tesla in the Tuscan Hills, Cornwall & Yorkshire & cover shoots in Austria, France & Switzerland for Cyclist magazine.
I've Lectured in photography masterclasses at Lords for the London Sports Writing festival & held exhibitions in Edinburgh for the Festival of Cycling along with featuring galleries of my work across London.
I'm a co-author of Mountain High - Nov 2011 - Finalist for the British illustrated sports book award 2012. Translated into 10 languages. https://www.quercusbooks.co.uk/books/detail.page?isbn=9780857386243
& Mountain Higher -26 Sep 2013 - https://www.quercusbooks.co.uk/books/detail.page?isbn=9781780879123
Goding was tasked with tramping around Europe photographing said climbs and mountains in all their glory and differing moods. I'm not a jealous man but I want his job! His artwork - some of the pictures just that - dovetails beautifully with Friebe's words as his images concentrate on the terrain, beauty and challenge laid out in front.
Meanwhile, cyclists experiencing withdrawal symptoms following the end of the road racing season are directed to Mountain High (Quercus, £20), a handsome volume by the photographer Pete Goding and the writer Daniel Friebe, who examine 50 great European climbs. Taking them in ascending order, they start with the malicious little Koppenberg, a feature of the Tour of Flanders, and end atop the 3,384m summit of the snow-capped Pico de Veleta, where the air is so thin that a rider's oxygen intake is only 67% of that at sea level.
Richard Williams - Chief Sports writer at the Guardian
The sequel to Friebe and Goding’s Mountain High could so easily have been a damp squib cash in. Thankfully, having covered most of the great climbs in the first edition, the duo dug deeper to uncover lesser-known but equally fabulous mountains, many in locations rarely considered by the cycling fan.
Beastly but beautiful ascents in the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Croatia, even Scotland, feature alongside the usual destinations in the Alps, Pyrenees and Dolomites. Friebe’s accompanying text mixes race history with well-researched local anecdotes to good effect, while Goding’s images of deserted roads winding into the distance are gorgeous.
Mountain Higher is a book that will have you reaching for a map, checking out flights and planning next summer’s cycling trip. Inspiring.
It is hard to put into words the visual masterpiece that Goding has compiled in Mountain Higher.
Fantastic,great pictures and a wonderful insight into each stage.The details and the stories of how specific stages and tunnels were constructed is amazing.This book has impressed me so much,I have booked a holiday in the French Alps,purely to go and see some of the places in this book.
Very like the first and with the same mixture of stunning photography, cycling history, factual information and anecdote. However there are far fewer world famous climbs and plenty of less well known but equally wild and beautiful climbs. Keep ‘em coming boys.
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