I’m a professional photographer based in Porto, Portugal, who has shoot regularly in the last 17 years for Associated Press (since 2001), Portuguese business paper Jornal de Negócios (since 2003), Bloomberg (since 2015), Xinhua (since 2017) and several PR agencies.
Revellers take sunbathing as they wait for St. Bartholomew's procession at the beach of Sao Bartolomeu do Mar, Portugal, 2011. A ritual expected to heal and protect children from the Devil began at daybreak with children carrying black roosters around St. Bartholomew church three times, kissing a statue of the saint and then heading to the beach where they are dipped three times in the sea to complete the centuries old ritual. © Paulo Duarte
Norway's Queen Sonja jumps over a puddle, as she arrives for a boat trip on the Douro River in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal, May 29, 2008, during a state visit. © Paulo Duarte
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates a goal during the Champions League final soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid in Lisbon, Portugal, May 24, 2014. © Paulo Duarte