As a freelance travel and humanitarian photographer, Michel Piccaya has been on the road worldwide for more than 20 years, exploring the most incredible itineraries. He’s currently based in Brussels however never stays at home for a long time!
    Capturing the present in Castro, San Francisco
    As a travel photographer, my photo studio starts just outside my front door and the only kit I need is a camera and my passion for new horizons. Actually, the only boundary I have is an obligation to record the world with honesty and lucidity, whatever the subject or the location.

    More than just exotic locations and wild adventures, travel photography is about seeing our surroundings with fresh eyes and childlike enthusiasm.” M. Piccaya.

    Michel Piccaya was born in Brussels, Belgium on December 30, 1970. He is a renowned world travel photographer and founder of numerous travel photography websites. He photographed and traveled in more than 80 countries, showing us the great contrasts and similarities in the world’s local communities, architecture, ways of life and culture, natural habitats and global economies of scale.


    Educated in Design and Architecture at Saint-Luc Art School in Brussels, he worked mainly as a graphic designer / art director for the past 20 years and has produced an impressive collection of print, digital photography, graphic design images and multi-media web projects used in global ad campaigns.