Natal, RN, Brasil
Graduated in Photography by ACE (Academia Contemporânea do Espetáculo), Porto, Portugal.
Internship in Photography (Reportage, Fashion and Advertising) in "Istituto Europeo di Design” Milan, Italy, inserted in the professional course of ACE.
Worked as a Laboratory Technician at Kodak and as a Studio Photographer Assistant.
Worked for the daily newspaper "Manhã Popular" and "Factos" magazine (Portugal) and in 1996 starts with social photography colaborating for several magazines of the Impala Media Group, such as “VIP” and ”Nova Gente”.
In 1999, received the Award for Best Social Photographer of the Year Nightly Evetns (River Award), Porto, Portugal and in 2016 an honorable mention in Matosinhos Photo Contest "People and Places".
His area of interest is the general news where he has covered major events in the fields of sports, music, politics and fashion.
In 2000 did an internship at the daily newspaper "Tribuna do Norte”, Natal (Brazil).
He also worked in the newspapers "Diário de Natal" and "Metropolitano", in the same city.
In 2004 collaborated with Brainpix photo agency (Portugal) and from 2007 to 2008 photographed for Cofina Media Group, with “TvGuia” and “Flash” magazines.
Has several works published in the worldwide media, such as National Geographic, Daily Mail (UK), Fakt Magazine (Poland), Diário do Comércio,(Brazil), The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, Correio da Manhã (Portugal), Le Figaro.
Participated in collective photography exhibitions "Iron Horse, XL Format" in S. Bento train station, Porto, as well in “Espaço T Gallery”, and "The Other Side of Nudity" in the same gallery.
Solo photography exhibition "Devotions," in Labirintho Gallery, Porto.
Worked for Getty Images, EFE and Associated Press.
Currently is based in Natal (Brazil) working for brazilian press agencies as well as a Reuters contributor.
1999 - Best Photographer of the Year Nightly Events , 2016 - Honorable Mention in Matosinhos Photo Contest
- Breaking news