Jeff Cremer is an award-winning travel photographer based in Lima, Peru. Originally from Colorado in the American West his wanderlust and search for compelling images have brought him to amazing places all over the world.
Impressed by the stunning beauty and abundant photographic opportunities in Latin America he lived in Costa Rica and Colombia before moving to Peru.
Jeff's work has been displayed in galleries around the world and published in numerous books and magazines. Two of his gigapixel photographs were recently published in “EARTH Platinum Edition”
, the world’s largest atlas. Each page spread of this limited edition book measures a breathtaking 6 feet x 9 feet (1.8m x 2.7m). Only 31 copies will be printed and will retail for $100,000 a copy.
He also holds the record for the largest photo ever taken in Peru: a huge 22,000 megapixel panorama of the Miraflores district of Lima as well as the largest photo ever taken of Machu Picchu
weighing in at 16,000 megapixels. The image can be seen at www.gigapixelperu.com
His work has been featured in:
- Wired Magazine
- National Geographic
- NBC News
- Yahoo News
- Huffington Post
- London Telegraph
- Toronto Sun
- as well as others
Combining his love of science, nature and technology, Jeff is an accomplished astrophotographer. After spending many cold nights in the high plains of Colorado using advanced equipment to take images of distant objects in the night sky he participated in the Kitt Peak National Observatories Advanced Observer Program where he used robotically controlled telescopes and highly sensitive astronomical imagers to take amazing photos of nebula, star clusters and galaxies.
His astrophotography images have been featured in:
- RC Optical Systems
- Jet Propulsion Laboratories
- California Institute of Technology
- Astronomy Magazine
Jeff also published his own book documenting his travels in Peru titled “People Of The Sun — A Journey Into The Heart Of The Inca Empire.” This coffee table book explores Peru from its desert coast, high peaks and dense jungles to its vibrant culture of Quechia and Aymara campesinas. The book is a testament to why he moved to this exciting country.
Jeff is also a licensed private pilot with complex, high performance aircraft and mountain flying checkouts. He is also a certified scuba rescue diver with dives all over South and Central America.