Conceived and created a unique guidebook series for Fodors, the world's largest travel publisher. Authored and photographed the critically acclaimed Nights to Imagine: Magical Places to Stay in America, the publisher's first hardcover now in its third printing. Adventures to Imagine: Thrilling Escapes in North America, winner of the 1998 Benjamin Franklin Award as Best Travel Guide, and Worlds to Imagine: Dream Journeys for Romantic Travelers. The lavishly illustrated hardcover, Escape to Northern New England, is a collection of his travel ideas in the region and was published by Fodors in 2002. Peter's fifth hardcover book, Christmas in America: A Photographic Celebration of the Holiday Season was published in 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing.
Adventure Road, Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel, Caribbean Travel & Life, Conde Nast Traveler, Continental Profiles, Country Living, Departures, Diversion, Endless Vacations, Escape, Food & Wine, Geo, Gourmet, Honeymoon, Islands, Ladies' Home Journal, Life, The Los Angeles Times, Men's Journal, Mirabella, National Geographic Adventure, National Geographic Traveler, New Choices, The New York Times, Newsday, Newsweek, Outside, Paris Match, People, Popular Photography, Sierra, Sunset, Time, Tours & Resorts, Town & Country, Travel Holiday, Travel & Leisure, TWA Ambassador, Vogue, Winds, Worth, and many others. Guttman's photographs are also on the covers of close to a hundred Fodor's and Frommer's guidebooks and on the covers of Birnbaum, Let's Go, Mobil, and Real Guide books. He's illustrated calendars for clients as diverse as Calvin Klein and American Express, and was a finalist in the prestigious Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for Magazine Photography in 2000.
Contributing Editor to Honeymoon Magazine and The Rosengarten Report. Authored articles as a frequent Special Contributor for the Dallas Morning News and for the Los Angeles Times, National Geographic Traveler, New York Magazine, Outside, US Airways Attache, and travel trade publications such as Jax Fax and Travel Agent. Additionally, his travel advice has appeared in Bottom Line Publications and The Old Farmer's Almanac.
Over 80 television appearances including NBC's Today, CBS' This Morning, and CNN. which reports that "Guttman's passion for combining travel, romance and life is infectious" and "inspire even the most jaded traveler". Arthur Frommer called him "one of America's foremost photographers" on the national television series Almanac of Travel. A regularly featured travel correspondent for the nationally syndicated George & Alana Show starring George Hamilton, an on-air expert for the A & E Network, the Travel Channel, and a consultant for Showtime. He recently shot and hosted a television pilot for an upcoming series based on his books.
Created the #1 bestselling iPad travel app, Beautiful Planet HD, which was chosen as an Apple Staff Favorite and honored with a Northern Lights Award for Excellence in Travel Journalism and Photography, as well as a popular series of groundbreaking iPhone apps. Contributing editor to Halo46.com including narrated online slide shows and to DavidRosengarten.com. Frequent contributor to Concierge.com, Expedia.com, Fodors.com, History.com and iNEXTV's Destinations with Shari Bellefonte on Yahoo! Broadcast. Roundtable participant for Liner Notes, a public radio travel show originally broadcast from the Queen Mary 2.
Exhibited internationally in acclaimed solo shows at Soho and Gramercy Park galleries in New York City as well as the International Center of Deauville as part of the 2005 American Film Festival of Deauville in France, one of Europe's largest film festivals. An artistic collaboration incorporating a Lincoln Center sextet performance to accompany "The Romantic Worlds of Peter Guttman" was presented in a 2006 extravaganza at Sotheby's in New York City. As far as can be determined, Guttman is the first living artist to be honored with a solo show on an entire floor at Sotheby's. In 2008, his photography from the Amazon comprised a solo show in the lobby of the United Nations and additional images were shown there in conjunction with The Reel Brazilian Film Festival. His fine art photography is represented internationally on an exclusive basis by Gramercy 32 Fine Arts.
American Museum of Natural History, Audubon Society, Binghamton University, Classical Cruises, Deloitte, Dutch Treat Club, Explorers Club, Harvard Alumni, Long Island University, Metropolitan Club, New York Times Travel Show, New York University, 92 St Y, Oceania Cruises, Prudential, Rand McNally, Smithsonian Insitution, Society Expeditions, TCS Expeditions, Travel Dynamics, Washington Post TravelFest, and Yale Alumni. Guttman taught a popular course on travel photography at the renowned International Center of Photography.
Chosen by Kodak as a national spokesperson for all media and to test new film products during travel assignments. Guttman's testimonials have been featured in Kodak advertisements. His work has been displayed publicly at Kodak's corporate office in New York City and at the biennial international event, Photokina, in Cologne, Germany. Described as one of the world's premiere travel photographers in the book Kodak Guide to Shooting Great Travel Pictures, which includes a full chapter of his work.