In December 1964 he was born in East Timor, son of Portuguese parents, from families in the History of painting and photography of the 19th and 20th centuries (Kurt Pinto, António, Novaes family). 

Self-taught, he starts as professional photographer in 1985, chartered by the Ministry of Labour and he specializes in architecture / interior photography and production, portrait, graphic report and art reproduction, with an international portfolio of clients. In 1993, he founded an advertising agency, being co-manager and art director.

In 1994 he discovers himself in the creative photography and starts is main project “Iconography”. 

For several years accumulating positions as redactor, responsible editor and producer, from 2005 to 2010 he is consultant of photographic art and fine art printing to Konica Minolta and Hewlett-Packard Portugal, developing cultural projects.

Since 2005 have full dedication to his photographic projects, as well as teaching and production / consulting in cultural projects. Regular invited to share his vision and experience with articles in the press, lectures and conferences with some of the most recognized international institutions, since 1990 that is dedicated to the teaching of photographers, producers and models, in master classes, courses and workshops, with exclusive programs with its rigor and chaos. He is represented in private and institutional collections, with portfolios, fine art series and 49 exhibitions (Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Brazil, United States, Macau, Hong Kong and Japan), his authorship, projects and teaching have been successively rewarded and sponsored by cultural and educational institutions, and brands such as Kodak Laboratories, Konica Milnolta, HewlettPackard Portugal, Adobe, Olympus, Sony and Hahnemühle, among others.

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