Klaus Dell’Orto and Pietro Bagnara are the Melloblocco’s official photographers

The Team committed of the official photo-report during the event “Melloblocco 2014 is composed by Klaus Dell’Orto e Pietro Bagnara, two professional photographers highly specialized in Adventure photography and videos (OpenCircle).

Photographers Profiles

Pietro Bagnara

Pietro Bagnara

Born in Genova where he graduated in Modern Literature, in early 90’s he started practicing climbing, that leads him to travel on crags around Europe and North America. In 2000 he moves to Milano and graduated at Istituto Italiano di Fotografia and started working as freelance photographer. In the last years he mainly worked in the outdoor photography field, extreme sports, reportage, portraits, fashion and architecture. His photos have been published among others by: D Repubblica, Io Donna (Corriere della Sera), Lo Specchio, Vanity Fair, Abitare, Wohnrevue, Alp, Pareti, Climbing USA, Klettern. In 2012 he moves in the Emilia countryside where he actually lives and start working as a filmmaker.


Klaus Dell'Orto

Klaus Dell’Orto

Born in Montevecchia (Lecco) he graduated in Geological Sciences in Milano; in the middle of 90’s started practicing climbing, a passion that lives now on and lead him to travel around Europe to discover new crags. In 2007 he attend Istituto Italiano di Fotografia and stated working as a photographer. He is specialized in outdoor photography and filming: he currently works for main outdoor companies like Adidas Outdoor, Black Diamond, LaSportiva (just realized photos for their 2014 calendar), Rewoolution, CAMP, Kong, as likes as for climbing events reports (Melloblocco 2011-2012-2013, San Vito Climbing Festival 2011, Briancon Lead World Cup, Arco Rock Master 2012, Kandersteg Ice Climbing festival 2013-2014).


Note: At the end of 2012 Pietro Bagnara and Klaus Dell’Orto created OpenCircle, a new label for video production specialized on mountain and extreme outdoor sports.