Jose is a professional journalist, writer and photographer, with a career spanning back to the 1980’s. He has written articles and books on topics ranging from aviation, nature, photography or technology to virtual worlds and video games.
Author of four books, three about Photography, one about Virtual Worlds, published by the most important publishing house in Portugal, Porto Editora, his set of skills also includes website development in Joomla and other languages and technical translation - from English and Spanish to Portuguese - in the area of Photography.
Besides a long list of editorial and commercial clients in Portugal, his list of present and past clients includes Kodak, Canon, Worldstart, Pixiq (Sterling Publishing), Photo Tuts+ (Envato), Manfrotto School of Xcellence, Pro Photo Coalition and Pro Video Coalition.
Jose loves to spend his time out in nature exploring the surrounding landscapes and seascapes. He is an avid history buff and he’ll make it come alive for you whether he is talking about Roman ruins, megalithic tombs, millions years old volcanoes, or the restoration of ruined historic villages.
As well as leading photography tours, Jose gives photography workshops on a wide variety of topics including using flash or LED lighting, getting close-up and personal with flowers, shooting historical reenactments, landscapes and panoramas.
Jose is an experienced, patient, thoughtful, and encouraging photography instructor. He meets each person where they are at on their photographic journey and helps them to learn ways to strengthen their images.