Student, Sam Houston State University, 1964; studies with Bob Sisson, 1974; studies with Anselm Adams, 1976.
Photographer, 5th Avenue Catalogue, New York City, 1966; photographer, owner, Photography Place, Great Neck, New York, 1966-1968; studio manager, Alexis Waldeck Studio, New York City, 1968-1969; freelance assistant photographer,, New York City, 1969-1976; proprietor, Peter B. Kaplan Photography, New York City, 1977-1984; president, owner, Peter B. Kaplan Photography Inc., New York City, since 1984; president, owner, Peter B. Kaplan Images Ltd., New York City, since 1986. Lecturer New School, New York City School Visual Arts, Rochester, Institute Technology, Winnona School. Chairman South Florida Photo Workshop, Boca Raton, Maine Photog.Workship, International Center Photography, Advertising Photographers Milwaukee, Palm Beach Photo Workshop, Photo Expo, New York City, Proto Pro Show, Washington.
Fireman, Vigilant Fire Department, Great Neck, New York, 1966-1968. Served with United States Army, 1960-1962. Member Professional Photographers American (conductor workshops), American Society Magazine Photographers (national board governors 1983-1984, board governors New York chapter 1986-1992, conductor workshops), Advertising Photographers American, Professional Photographers American, Photograph Administrators (conductor workshops), American Society Picture Professionals, Masons.
Married Harriett Lieberman, June 5, 1971 (divorced 1979). Married Sharon Rosenbush, May 5, 1985. 1 child, Ricki Liberty.