He shoots first and asks questions later.

Award-winning photojournalist and staff photographer for The Standard Times, Peter Pereira has told countless stories as they appeared through his camera's lens. Pereira was a guest on WBSM's "Mid-Day Live" Friday, discussing his life and methodology when taking pictures. Pereira says he approaches photography with a certain mindset.

Pereira has traveled the world, documenting events and cultures through pictures. His work has been viewed in national publications, prestigious websites, and even network television newscasts.

He has also won numerous awards for his work in photojournalism, including Photographer of the Year in his region by the National Press Photographers Association - not once, but four times.