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.

David duChemin: The Seven Year Book

David duChemin: The Seven Year Book

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Wide-angles and Dragonflies

Wide-angles and Dragonflies

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Adobe Cloud Creates Storm of Protests

Adobe Cloud Creates Storm of Protests

For years Adobe tried to gather all photographers under their banner. Now they've created two segments: the Creative Cloud users and the others, those that still use CS6…

Phottix Mitros: Cheap TTL for the Masses

Phottix Mitros: Cheap TTL for the Masses

When I decided to get a new flash for my Canon system, the option of the new Mitros from Phottix had to be considered. It’s similar to the…

The Pros and Cons of Making Books in Lightroom 5

The Pros and Cons of Making Books in Lightroom 5

The Book Module in Lightroom is a tool that lets you define where you print your books, if you want to, something that not all software of this type offers…

Shoot the Moon: Your Windows Phone 8 Finds It!

Shoot the Moon: Your Windows Phone 8 Finds It!

When in June 23 I shot the largest Moon of the year I used my Windows Phone 8 to find it. Or one app that shows where Moon and Sun…

New Canon EOS 70D: Not for EOS 50D Devotees

New Canon EOS 70D: Not for EOS 50D Devotees

If you own an EOS 50D and were expecting Canon to get back on track, in terms of design, with the EOS 70D, you're disappointed by now. The…

Rotation 180 Pro – A  Revolutionary Backpack

Rotation 180 Pro – A Revolutionary Backpack

I've used Think Tank Photo bags for some years now, but I've always asked them for a solution adapted for outdoor photographers, and that's…

Lumu, the iPhone Light Meter

Lumu, the iPhone Light Meter

They are Lumu Labs. And call themselves “inventors of Lumu, 21th century light meter made for smartphones.” Lumu is, one can read on the page for their kickstarter…