Photojournalist and documentary photographer. Has degree in journalism and experience as press photographer in various local and national newspapers. Left reporting because of fast journalism and style of work to start his own documentary projects. Turning point of his career was the encounter and consequent cooperation with photographer Antonín Kratochvíl .
Petr travels a good deal to Ukraine to cover issues of Chernobyl nuclear disaster. He discloses its aftermath in its northern parts, dealing with fates of former nuclear disaster liquidators. His liquidator projects have reaped awards in Czech Press Photo, The Best of Photojournalism NPPA and IPA. In the Czech Republic his focus is on the topic of communism getting back to power, project which won him award in the prestigious Picture of the Year International POYI. He devotes most of his time to project on contemporary Czech war veterans, to whom he has managed to gain a unique access.