Pete Halvorsen


Image by Clarke Tolton for DETAILS Magazine

Image by Clarke Tolton for DETAILS Magazine

Pete Halvorsen is a cutting edge creative advisor and content producer who has evolved with technology to create his own niche. Utilizing over 15 years of onsite experience in film, television, technology and advertising, Pete not only captures assets for brands but has become a creative asset himself. Past clients such as GAP, TOMS, Microsoft, The Getty Museum, Virgin Hotels, The Dorchester Collection and Toyota have trusted Pete with their brand's story and allowed him to execute campaigns on their behalf. 

Pete and his work have been featured by the likes of ABC's Nightline, Good Morning America, Elle Magazine, Details Magazine, Buzzfeed, Mashable, Yahoo, The Huffington Post and the Los Angeles Times. Using his social media influence of 180,000+ followers, Pete has created many charitable activations close to his heart. In 2013 Pete led a program empowering orphans in Malawi, Africa through photography. Back home Pete hosts Instameets, many with charitable causes attached.

Named one of the top travel photographers on Instagram by Business Insider, Pete has travelled the world for both Non-Profit organizations and 5-Star Luxury brands.  With a love for life, humanity, and sharing stories, Pete’s passion is translated through the images he creates. When he’s not running to catch a flight he can be found enjoying the beach lifestyle in Manhattan Beach with his wife and two kids.


Pete has worked as a commercial photographer and on campaigns as a consultant/creator for Brands:


  • TOMS

  • GAP

  • Gap Kids

  • Belstaff

  • DETAILS Magazine

  • GQ

  • ONA Bags

  • UGG

  • Baume et Mercier


  • Yahoo! (Travel, Sports & Food)

  • Surfrider Australia

  • Hawaii (HVCB)

  • Great Britain (Scotland)

  • Los Angeles

  • Fiji

  • Czech Republic

  • Switzerland (Zurich, Geneva)

  • Contiki


  • Four Seasons

  • Starwood Preferred Guests

  • The Getty Museum & The Getty Villa

  • MGM International

  • Virgin Hotels

  • The Dorchester Collection

  • Kimpton Hotel Group

  • Lone Mountain Ranch & Resort

  • Hollywood Bowl


  • Leica

  • Huawei

  • Acura

  • Microsoft

  • Toyota

  • Twitter/Niche

  • ASUS


  • Air France


  • Fiji Airways

  • KLM

  • EuRail

  • Uber


  • Hangar One Vodka

  • Negra Modelo

  • Skyy Vodak

  • Pacifico Beer

  • Finlandia Vodka

  • Travel Channel: Booze Traveller


  • ID - Public Relations


  • Shadow Machine

  • Regency Films


  • Kusewera

  • StandUpToCancer

  • LAUSD - Homeless Education Program

  • CAN (Childrens Action Network Los Angeles)

  • Manhattan Beach Fire Department Toy Drive