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.

Flash Photography: two reading suggestions

Flash Photography: two reading suggestions

When recently I wrote here about the eBook One Flash! Great Photography with Just One Light, from Tilo Gockel, I also wrote that “with flash it becomes even more obvious…

Sharp shows 85 inch 8K monitor in Europe

Sharp shows 85 inch 8K monitor in Europe

Already available in Japan since October last year, the new monitor from Sharp is the world’s first commercially available 8K display, an ultra-high resolution 85” monitor featuring Sharp…

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 06

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 06

  A digest of last week’s news is a selection of some of the news from week 05 from 2016 related to the worlds of photography and video…

New Cine Lenses from Samyang

New Cine Lenses from Samyang

Samyang Optics announced this month the release of their two new lenses, XEEN 14mm T3.1 and 35mm T1.5, while promising a new one will be available soon, so…

Lightworks 12.6 Pro exports 4K to Vimeo

Lightworks 12.6 Pro exports 4K to Vimeo

  Since the launch of version 12.00 on Windows, Mac and Linux, the team behind Lightworks has been working to introduce powerful new features to meet future needs. There…

Sony α6300: internal 4K movie recording

Sony α6300: internal 4K movie recording

Sony finally introduced the much anticipated addition to their line-up of mirrorless cameras, the α6300. The camera builds upon the 4D FOCUS performance of the α6000 model, utilizing a…

Ursula K. Le Guin documentary rapidly funded on Kickstarter

Ursula K. Le Guin documentary rapidly funded on Kickstarter

The $80,000 goal for the feature documentary Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is now totally achieved, and there are still some 30 days before the campaign ends. For…

DJI Osmo: the missing microphone is free!

DJI Osmo: the missing microphone is free!

The DJI Osmo is a very successful hand-held camera with a stabilizing solution, from the same company that offers the huge Ronin gimbals. But when it comes to sound…

Finally available: the new Odin II flash trigger

Finally available: the new Odin II flash trigger

Announced at Photokina 2014, the new Odin II radio flash trigger from Phottix is finally available in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France and United Arab Emirates. As usual…

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 05

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 05

A digest of last week’s news is a selection of some of the news from week 04 from 2016 related to the worlds of photography and video, covering…