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.

In praise of those little light stands we tend to lose

In praise of those little light stands we tend to lose

Photographers and videographers love light stands, big and small. The big ones I always keep an eye on, but the small ones tend to be misplaced or simply lost. I…

A “full” Metal Jacket Leica SL for video

A “full” Metal Jacket Leica SL for video

Designed to fit like a glove around the Leica SL (Typ 601) the Metal Jacket – Cinema Production Cage for Leica SL (Typ 601) to use the full name is designed…

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 20

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 20

A digest of last week’s news is a selection of some of the news from week 19 from 2016 related to the worlds of photography and video, covering…

AOC Q2781PQ: borderless monitor for video and photography

AOC Q2781PQ: borderless monitor for video and photography

Designed for multiple uses but presented as a viable solution for users interested in image or video editing, the AOC Q2781PQ is the newest monitor from AOC to enter the…

The best REAL DSLRs for video in 2016

The best REAL DSLRs for video in 2016

Some say it was by mistake, but the truth is that Canon created the trend of using DSLRs for video. The launch of the EOS 5D MK II, in 2008…

A 3-in-1 microphone for Canon DSLRs

A 3-in-1 microphone for Canon DSLRs

Designed to complement the movie quality of the EOS range, the Directional Stereo Microphone DM-E1 is a versatile microphone that can be used to capture a range of subjects…

A macro lens with light, for video and photography

A macro lens with light, for video and photography

The new Canon EF-M 28MM f/3.5 MACRO IS STM is not just the first macro lens for  their EF-M lens system, it is also the first…

Faster strobe: Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT

Faster strobe: Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT

With flash being one key element for many photographers when it comes to creativity, Canon is rapidly updating their radio triggered flash system with the Speedlite 600EX II-RT unit…

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 19

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 19

A digest of last week’s news is a selection of some of the news from week 18 from 2016 related to the worlds of photography and video, covering…

Mindshift Gear: 4 multi-mount holsters

Mindshift Gear: 4 multi-mount holsters

I’ve been on the lookout for a way to carry a single DSLR with a lens or two, a flash and a few things more, on small outings. Mindshift…