About Peter

Portrait of Peter Orosz 📷 Portrait by Nishimoto Kyōko

My name is Peter Orosz. I write stuff, take pictures, and walk a lot. I live in Tartu, Estonia. My family name is pronounced O-ros” — it’s the Hungarian word for Russian”, which I am not.

This website is where I publish my writing and pictures:

In progress:

You’ll find my other visual field diaries on my semi-dormant Instagram account until I bring them over here. I post new (and old) photos on Glass.

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If you wish to support my work, the best way to do so is to buy a copy of The Wilds of Shikoku. It’s a rather beautiful book and is also available in a special edition.

You can write me anytime, in English and Hungarian, at

Everything on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. The only exceptions are the I 💜 Wasting Ink octopus stamp, by Bertjan Pot, and the photo above, by Nishimoto Kyōko.

Last update: April 28, 2022