Blackwater Gallery
Pietro Formis, underwater photographer

About Me

Always involved in the world of imaging, lover of the sea since he was a child, he made underwater photography his passion, traveling to tropical paradises and exploring the Mediterranean Sea and Italian freshwater.
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July 08-15th - Workshop wide angle- Safari Cruise in the north of the Red Sea, departure from Sharm el Sheikh LOCATION: Sharm el Shaikh, Egypt LANGUAGE: Italian/English LEVEL: All Levels Book your place, ask for info here


May 06-16th - Workshop and photocontest at Fisherman's Cove dive resort in Puerto Galera - Philippines LOCATION: Puerto Galera, Philippines LANGUAGE: Italian/English LEVEL: All Levels Book your place, ask for info here

Workshop BASIC

June 10-11th - UW Basic Workshop at DIVENJOY diving center in Noli, Italy. LOCATION: Noli, Italy LANGUAGE: Italian LEVEL: Beginner Book your place, ask for info here


Mysteries of the underwater world

A photobook dedicated to water, a source of life, the mother of all creatures on the planet. A journey through the shapes, colors, lights and behavior of water creatures. From the oceans to the tropical seas to the Red Sea, to the Mediterranean Sea.
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"Home Alone" awarded at SONY Worldphoto Awards.

Happy to be shortlisted at "SONY Worldphotography Awards" in the Natural World & Wildlife category.The photo shows a brown comber fish inside a trash bin abandoned on the seabed, covered in hundreds of yellow and red crinoids.An emblematic image of the resilience of our sea, in spite of everything.Photo taken in Rijeka at Marco Polo […]

Luci dal profondo @ Milano Sunday Foto

Sunday 15 January The photographic exhibition "Luci dal Profondo" took place at MILAN SUNDAY FOTO, an event organized in collaboration with FCF Forniture Cine Foto di Milano

Marine Animal Forest @OCEAN WEEK

The photographic exhibition "Marine Animal Forests" realised with Emilio Mancuso and Massimo Bicciato took place at Parco della Bilioteca degli alberi di Milano BAM during the MILAN OCEAN WEEK organized by One Ocean

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