Pierre Pichot - Urban Photographer, with a twist

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Inside the Initiation Well at Quita da Regaleira (Sintra, Portugal).

The Initiation

Inside the Initiation Well at Quinta da Regaleira (Sintra, Portugal, 2017). Get a print! The Initiation Well at Quinta da Regaleira (Sintra, Portugal) has been shot numerous times. I must admit its photogenic potential is absolutely over…
Ghost 03. Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2017.

Ghost 03 - Urbex session turns photoshoot

Ghost 03. Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2017. Get a print! Sometimes while on urban exploration mission you find some incredible places that just ask to be featured on a photo session. That's the case of this photo. My wife and I switched the scope…
Stroppa Straps Camera Gear Review - Stroppa Flex

Gear Review - Stroppa camera straps

Stroppa is a relatively new comer in the camera straps landscape. They produce leather and rope straps that can cover different looks and usage. Let's give a look to the Stroppa Flex, Active and Duo! Flex attached on the Fujifilm X100T,…
Strangers in the Dark XXIV. Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2017.

Strangers in the Dark XXIV

Strangers in the Dark XXIV. Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2017. Part of the "Strangers in the Dark" project. Get a print! This photo is definitely one of my favourites of 2017. The symmetry of that place is just incredible. The dark hole in the…
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…