Swedish photographer based in Stockholm. Petersen makes intimate and personal documentary-style photographs. His photobook Cafe Lehmitz, 1978, is a seminal body of work capturing the late night regulars of a bar in Hamburg. Petersen is a highly influential photographer of ‘personal documentary’ photographer. He studied at the Fotoskolan academy and his mentor and good friend was Christer Strömholm. Petersen has had many exhibitions and awards. His work has been published numerously as photobooks. Anders taught a Berlin Foto Kiez workshop in 2017.