Pietro Formis

Country: Italy 🇮🇹

Always involved in the world of imaging and visual communication, graduated at Milan Polytechnic
From 2016 work as free-lance photographer.
passionate about the sea since he was a child, underwater photography is his passion, almost an obsession, which led him to travel to tropical paradises, as well as dive in the Mediterranean Sea and explore italian fresh waters.
Published his work on international magazines like SUB (ITA), La rivista della Natura, Pianeta Azzurro, Ocean Geographic, Unterwasser, Naturphoto RollingStone Italia, Photo Professional, OASIS, ScubaZone, ScubaShooters.
Won many awards in international competitions like: UPY (Underwater Photographer of the Year), GDT – European Nature Photographer of the Year, Asferico, “Ocean Geographic”, Ocean Art Competition, eand many others.
Leads photographic workshops in italy and worldwide also n collaboration with “’istituto per gli Studi sul Mare di Milano” e “WWF Travel.”
Published the Book “AQUA, mysteries of the underwater world” published by Daniele Marson Editore, written with the collaboration of the marine biologist Emilio Mancuso with preface of Angelo Mojetta.
Is EIZO “evangelist”:world leader in the production of professional photography monitors, teacher of “Eizo Academy” and ambassador of photographic gearMarelux, FIX Neo DX Lighthing systems and Flex-Arm Underwater systems.
Has partecipated as guest to italian television broadcast GEO on the Italian national television (Rai 3), held several public speech in 2019 for the presetation ofthe book (Auditorium dell’acquario di Genova, Università dell’Insubria, Centrale dell’acqua di Milano, BioPhoto Festival, Lake Como Waves Festival, WWF Milano, European Dive Show and many others).
Nel 2019 personal exhibition “Misteri del mondo sommerso” has been set up in different locations: Centrale dell’acqua di Milano, Salone espositivo del del Comune di Levanto (SP), Chiostro dei Carmelitani a Gallipoli (LE) and in the prestigious Villa Erba in Cernobbio (CO).