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.

Will Canon Ever do a PowerShot G2X?

Will Canon Ever do a PowerShot G2X?

Canon G1X was announced in January 2012, so it's about time Canon shows a new model in the series. But will there be a G2X in the works…

Kodak Reborn as Kodak Alaris

Kodak Reborn as Kodak Alaris

In September, 132 years ago, George Eastman quit his job as a bank clerk to devote his full time to the business that would become, in 1892, the Eastman Kodak…

The All-In-One Flash and Triggering Solution

Phottix has taken hot shoe flashes to the next level by adding radio transmitter and receiver functions into the Mitros+. Use the Mitros+ on-camera as a key or fill…

Rogue Safari: The Pop-Up Flash Booster

Rogue Safari: The Pop-Up Flash Booster

I've always been an adept of the use of the pop-up flash, and now I' one more reason to be happy: there's a unique…

Olympus  Kills the Four Thirds System

Olympus Kills the Four Thirds System

Olympus presented their new camera, the Olympus OM-D E-M1, and announced the end of their Four Thirds system, created in 2006. The Olympus E-5 DSLR, from 2010…

Adobe Launches Special Creative Cloud For Photographers

Adobe Launches Special Creative Cloud For Photographers

Adobe has changed their policy regarding the Creative Cloud and seem to have read my recent article published here at PPC about the problem with the pricing. Now you can…

Photographers Waste a Lot of Time Online

Photographers Waste a Lot of Time Online

Photographers starting their career might do two wrong things: listen too much to worn out strategies and spend too much time online. Learn to keep away from temptation! “The…

Canon: Medium Format in 2014?

Canon: Medium Format in 2014?

It may be just a rumor, but some people believe Canon may be on the way to have a medium format camera for Photokina 2014. Back in the eighties the…

Topaz Labs ReStyle: the Instagram Factory

Topaz Labs ReStyle: the Instagram Factory

Topaz Labs has a new product in their software line, Topaz ReStyle, which is a bit like having an Instagram factory in your computer. More than 1000 thousand effects wait…

David duChemin: The Seven Year Book

David duChemin: The Seven Year Book

A retrospective of David duChemin's work and travels, the first art book form the author is also a lesson in photography, written mostly with the photographs. Sit down…