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January 01, 2013

Lowell Peterson, ASC, Cinematographers

Lowell Peterson, ASC, was educated in art and architecture at Yale University and at the UCLA film school. He was a camera assistant on many CBS and MTM shows, including Hawaii Five-O, White Shadow, Lou Grant and Hill Street Blues.

As camera operator, he worked in both feature films and television, including such series as Newhart and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Promoted to director of photography on the final season of Knots Landing, Peterson went on to shoot many series and television movies, including Profiler, Six Feet Under, Desperate Housewives and The Fosters.

Peterson has received a Primetime Emmy nomination and three nominations for the ASC Award for Best Cinematography. He serves as the Awards Committee Chair and the Membership Committee Chair of the American Society of Cinematographers, and is a member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.

Lowell Peterson, ASC, was educated in art and architecture at Yale University and at the UCLA film school. He was a camera assistant on many CBS and MTM shows, including Hawaii Five-O, White Shadow, Lou Grant and Hill Street Blues.

As camera operator, he worked in both feature films and television, including such series as Newhart and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Promoted to director of photography on the final season of Knots Landing, Peterson went on to shoot many series and television movies, including Profiler, Six Feet Under, Desperate Housewives and The Fosters.

Peterson has received a Primetime Emmy nomination and three nominations for the ASC Award for Best Cinematography. He serves as the Awards Committee Chair and the Membership Committee Chair of the American Society of Cinematographers, and is a member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.

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