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.

A Simple Suction Cup for Your DSLR

A Simple Suction Cup for Your DSLR

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Canon EOS C500 at 150mph

Canon EOS C500 at 150mph

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Choosing a Pole for Aerial Video

Choosing a Pole for Aerial Video

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Canon DPP4: Only for Full Frame DSLRs

Canon DPP4: Only for Full Frame DSLRs

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Color Grading for the Masses

Color Grading for the Masses

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Being a Videographer in Virtual Worlds

Being a Videographer in Virtual Worlds

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Photography eBooks for Independence Day

Photography eBooks for Independence Day

Whether it is called Independence Day Weekend Sale, or a huge sale, at this time of the year multiple editors offer special prices on their eBooks. I picked two, for…

Lightworks: a Professional Editor for Free

Lightworks: a Professional Editor for Free

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Nikon D810 Wants EOS 5D’s Video Crown

Nikon D810 Wants EOS 5D’s Video Crown

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Drones Prohibited in United States National Parks

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