Pierre Pichot - Urban Photographer, with a twist

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Surprise! Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2016.

2nd place at the 2017 National Awards of the Sony World Photography Awards!

Surprise! Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2016. Get a print. It's another outstanding day for me! Surprise! has won the 2nd place at the 2017 National Awards of the Sony World Photography Awards! The Sony World Photography Awards is the biggest photography…
An unexpected duo. Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2017.

An unexpected duo

An unexpected duo. Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2017. Continuing my love for tunnels and corridors with this new photo from an underground passage in Manastur, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. This time, it was a raining evening, which means that the people…
The forgotten factory. Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2017.

Photo Essay - Urban Exploration: Heavy Machinery Plant - Cluj-Napoca

One of the old, abandoned CUG halls. Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2017. - First photo essay of the year with a one of my favourite subjects, urban exploration! Today I go to the CUG, Combinat de Utilaj Greu (Heay Machinery Plant), that was created…
Strangers in the dark VII. Cluj-Napoca station, Romania.

Be a critique and become a better photographer

By being a critique I don't mean being an arrogant knows it all 😉 It is actually the opposite: be able to share with the others your view on their photos and progress together (yes, together). And ultimately, make yourself a better photographer. Strangers…
Inspired Eye #42 © Olivier Duong & Don Springer

Publication in Inspired Eye #42

2017 continues in a great way with an other publication in Inspired Eye #42, the fantastic digital magazine created by Olivier Duong & Don Springer.  It's the second time I've been part of the readers' selection, after a short stint…
The Street Photographer Book

A new publication - The Street Photographer Book!

I am very pleased to announce that 3 of my photos will be published in an international, hard copy photo book dedicated to Street Photography, the well named Street Photographer Book vol.2! This book is a project by Alex Coghe, italian…
Under Marasti Bridge. Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2017.

Under Marasti Bridge

Under Marasti Bridge, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2017. Get a print. The Marasti bridge is a famous piece of infrastructure in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Beside its main purpose, being a bridge 🙂 , it is also a place where the street artists of the…
Exit. Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2017.


Exit. Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2017. Get a print. - While I love winter for snowy, high key landscapes, it's a bit the dead period for my urban photography. It's cold, boring, there is no one in the streets. At least, I can play with the shops'…
A cold winter morning in Harghita. Nagykadacs, Harghita, Romania, 2016.

A cold winter morning in Harghita

A cold winter morning in Harghita. Cadaciu Mare, Romania, 2016. Get a print. - While I am definitively an urban guy, I enjoy taking trips to the countryside. It's the occasion for me to try something else, give a shot (pun intended) to other…