Photographer and photo-journalist of Portuguese nationality, born in Tangier, Morocco, and since 1975 living in the USA. 1975-76. Photographer "in residence" American Film Institute, New York and at the Film Department of the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. His work has been published in numerous international magazines. He has had several books published and regularly exhibits his work in indivual and collective exhibitions in Europe, The States and Brazil. In 1995 he co-directed a short 16 mm documentary film, Lisbon-USA, about small cities in the United States called Lisbon. Solo exhibitions (selection) 1975 "The Bleecker" Gallery, New York; 1977 University of Vermont; 1979 The Brooklyn Museum; 1980 and 1987 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon; 1993 São Paulo Art Museum, Brazil; 1997 Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock, England, 1998 Edinburgh National Gallery, England, Arquivo Fotográfico Municipal, Lisbon. Collective exhibitions (selection): 1976 Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Third Eye Gallery, New York; 1987 and 1991 Encontros de Fotografia de Coimbra, Portugal; 1993 New York Public Library.