Journalist, writer and photographer since 1979, both print and online, with a vast experience in the fields of photography, software, hardware, web, aviation, History, video games, technology, having published content in almost all Portuguese newspapers and magazines between 1979 and 2009.

Responsible, in that period, for the launch or edition of multiple magazines in Portugal, covering Photography, Video, Computer Games, Aviation, Nature & Wildlife, he is also the author of four printed books, three guides about Photography and one about Virtual Worlds, and a series of eBooks about Photography.

As a technical translator, worked with Kodak (Portugal), back in the eighties and nineties, for whom he created a professional newsletter. Worked also as a translator for different companies, in the areas of video games and photography.

Internationally, past and present clients on the editorial side include Neowin, WorldStart, Pixiq, Manfrotto School of Xcellence, Photo Tuts+, Pro Photo Coalition, Pro Video Coalition and UAV News. As a translator, Kodak and Canon are companies he has worked with. Works now for a specific client in the area of photography, translating and revising technical texts, from English and Spanish to Portuguese.

Master Your Pop-up Flash

Master Your Pop-up Flash

The idea that flash is to be used only when it is dark, is plain wrong, and the general idea that pop-up flash is unprofessional and should not be…

The Full Guide to the Nikon Df

The Full Guide to the Nikon Df

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Gear Tips For Outdoor Photographers

Gear Tips For Outdoor Photographers

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Take Better Photographs With Your Smartphone

Take Better Photographs With Your Smartphone

Learning to use a smartphone to take photographs has been, I must say, a slow process, as I am a DSLR user, was a SLR user before that, and also…

Topaz DeNoise: Less Noise, More Detail

Topaz DeNoise: Less Noise, More Detail

There’s one valid and simple reason why I mostly use Topaz Labs DeNoise when editing images. It works! Using it regularly is something that grew naturally in me…

Microplasma, Your Next Studio Light

Microplasma, Your Next Studio Light

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A Revolutionary Gimbal

A Revolutionary Gimbal

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Protect Your Camera and Filters

Protect Your Camera and Filters

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The Best Slideshow Software Has a New Version

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Those Little Things We Love

Those Little Things We Love

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