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My name is João and I'm a photographer from Lisbon, Portugal. I’m passionate about travel and photography, taking both street and landscape photos throughout Europa and Asia.
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For a long time I’ve a had a interested in photography, first as small curiosity when playing around with an old Yashica rangefinder a couple of decades ago, which became more serious with my first SLR camera: an old Nikon FM2n. Both of these cameras still work and are still in use. My passion for photography is … Read More
For a long time I’ve a had a interested in photography, first as small curiosity when playing around with an old Yashica rangefinder a couple of decades ago, which became more serious with my first SLR camera: an old Nikon FM2n. Both of these cameras still work and are still in use. My passion for photography is mainly driven by my passion for travel, either in remote locations or discovering hidden places in my country or my hometown, and all photos reflect my perspective of my wanderings.

The term travel photography probably is too broad, in terms of photographic genre my work can be seen as street or documentary, but also as landscape or nature. More than having an objective I enjoy telling the story of a location, to capture the essence of a place in its details, either if it’s a block of glacial ice or the rugged hand of a farmer . Read Less
Nikon D300s, Nikon D800 as my main camera bodies, a Sony RX100 when I’m in a mood for a lighter setup.

Mostly Nikkor glass, but also Sigma, Tokina and Voigtländer lenses, usually I like to use zooms lenses for outdoor or landscapes and fixed-focal lenses for street and people photography, on Light Travelers I go t… Read More
Nikon D300s, Nikon D800 as my main camera bodies, a Sony RX100 when I’m in a mood for a lighter setup.

Mostly Nikkor glass, but also Sigma, Tokina and Voigtländer lenses, usually I like to use zooms lenses for outdoor or landscapes and fixed-focal lenses for street and people photography, on Light Travelers I go through my setup a bit more in detail.

Induro carbon tripod and Novoflex head.

Hitech ND and Grad filters for landscape photography.

Kenko extension tubes for macro photography.

Lowe Pro and Crumpler bags : a smaller messenger bag for short, urban photowalks and a proper backpack for longer trips or short but rough paths. Read Less
Member Since: Jul 1, 2010