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.

Sony Starvis: a CMOS to see in the dark

Sony Starvis: a CMOS to see in the dark

Visibility under the Starlight is where STARVIS got its name from. According to Sony, this new sensor provides high-sensitivity performance suitable for night filming. Canon introduced recently and displayed…

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 44

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 44

Sony buying Toshiba’s sensors, a new Olympus 300mm Pro lens for Micro Four Thirds and the FilmConvert Color Up Film Competition are some of the notes from last week…

Filmmaker Jimmy Chin talks MERU at PhotoPlus

Filmmaker Jimmy Chin talks MERU at PhotoPlus

The final day of the PhotoPlus show offers special events, and a key moment of the day is the conference “At the Summit”, from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30…

ProDrone Byrd, a foldable drone

ProDrone Byrd, a foldable drone

Able to take a maximum load of 3.8 kg, the ProDrone Byrd allows users to quickly swap out gimbal/camera combinations, from a GoPro to a 4K camera. Folded…

The ideal bags for female photographers

The ideal bags for female photographers

Three new bags in the Think Tank Photo line introduce a fresh look to the old saying “made by photographers for photographers”. The Lily Deanne line is “made by women…

Leica SL wants to be the new 4K movie star

Leica SL wants to be the new 4K movie star

Launched this month, the new Leica SL is a mirrorless full frame camera (called Leica SL Typ 601 if you want the full name) that aims to be the…

B-Roll explained to photographers – Part I

B-Roll explained to photographers – Part I

Photographers taking the first steps in video may be confused with the term B-Roll, but even without knowing the exact meaning of it, they’ve probably done “B-roll…

A dozen new photos of Earth, everyday

A dozen new photos of Earth, everyday

Launched today by NASA, the new website with images of the planet Earth shows photographs captured by the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) based on the Deep Space Climate Observatory…

Acer’s new 34-inch monitor for professionals

Acer’s new 34-inch monitor for professionals

The world’s first ultra-wide 34-inch curved IPS monitor from Acer with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology is now available in the United States, with a price of…

Canon and Nikon: fifth anniversary of Full Stop guides

Canon and Nikon: fifth anniversary of Full Stop guides

The whole collection of guides from Full Stop comprises 24 eBooks, penned the last five years, all available in .pdf format, some also in epub. Canon and Nikon camera owners…