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.

Cinema 4D R21: Maxon introduces a new version with affordable price

Cinema 4D R21: Maxon introduces a new version with affordable price

Maxon debuted Cinema 4D R21 at SIGGRAPH 2019, showing also a singular version of Cinema 4D that includes the complete feature set at an affordable price, as part of the…

CUBE 1200: a bebob multi-voltage battery for energy-hungry devices

CUBE 1200: a bebob multi-voltage battery for energy-hungry devices

Able to run  a ARRI SkyPanel S60 at maximum power for 2.5 hours, the new bebob CUBE 1200 is a large-capacity battery in a small package; it weighs…

HitFilm 13 Pro: Foundry’s Camera Tracker integrated in timeline

HitFilm 13 Pro: Foundry’s Camera Tracker integrated in timeline

FXhome is at SIGGRAPH to show its new version of HitFilm. Version 13 of the app adds access to camera tracker directly in the timeline, powerful new VFX plug-ins…

Motion capture at SIGGRAPH 2019: go to the Moon with NVIDIA’s RTX demo

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With NVIDIA’s demo of the Apollo 11 moon landing on display at SIGGRAPH 2019, everyone can walk on the moon just as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin did. No…

Bifrost for Maya: creating VFX quickly

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SIGGRAPH 2019: 10 new NVIDIA RTX Studio laptops for video editing

SIGGRAPH 2019: 10 new NVIDIA RTX Studio laptops for video editing

New laptops from Dell, HP, Lenovo and BOXX deliver NVIDIA’s real-time ray tracing, advanced AI and ultra-high-resolution video editing to the world’s 40 million creatives…

FA Cup Final broadcast: most of the audience watched it in HD SDR

FA Cup Final broadcast: most of the audience watched it in HD SDR

Professionals are using HDR for capture, but most viewers watch TV on HD SDR. Still, capturing in HDR enhances the viewing experience, says Arena, who developed a single HDR workflow…

Beehive premiere at SIGGRAPH 2019: discover the Google Docs of real-time

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Available for Unreal Engine, Unity 3D and Autodesk Maya, Beehive, “the Google Docs of real-time” is a virtual production kit from the creators of the recently released virtual camera…

iClone Unreal Live Link: real-time digital humans and animation for Unreal

iClone Unreal Live Link: real-time digital humans and animation for Unreal

In time for SIGGRAPH 2019, Reallusion announces iClone Unreal Live Link, the plugin that connects the iClone character and animation system with Unreal Engine for, films and virtual production. The…

Digital Anarchy: a free After Effects SRT Importer for easy captions and subtitles

Digital Anarchy: a free After Effects SRT Importer for easy captions and subtitles

Originally designed for use with Digital Anarchy’s Transcriptive, the free After Effects script will let users use any SRT to customize the subtitles in ways that are typically difficult…