Jean-Philippe Piter is a French photographer, publisher and art director.

Born in Senegal on April 4th, 1968 he leaves Africa to France at 16 to study photography. He starts his career as a decoration and architecture photographer working for Philippe Starck and Christian Liaigre.

He moves to Saint-Barthélemy FWI in 1997 and publish his magazine PURE ST-BARTH in 2005. PURE ST-BARTH is documenting the unique lifestyle and people of St-Barth and became thru the years the visual reference of the island.

Jean-Philippe is well known also for his portraits of celebrities and art nudes. His work has been published in magazines around the world: Photo, GQ, Vanity Fair, Citizen K, W, Vogue UK, Interiors, Numéro, Times magazine…

He is currently focusing on Art Nudes, Interiors, Architecture and Private Sessions. When he is not travelling for assignments he is sharing his time between Bahamas and St. Barthélemy in the French West Indies. He is the father of Lili Piter.


The Eye of St-Barth (Pure)
Liaigre 2 and 3 (Flammarion)
Living in Delphi (Assouline)
Starck (Taschen)


Clic Gallery NYC
Clic St-Barth
Moscow International Art Fair
Avant Gallery Miami
Exhibit A London
Space Gallery St-Barth
Space Gallery, Soho, New York