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2012 14/May

Vitor Bastos, the designer with an assertive mind behind V!TOR’s creative impulses, is originally from São Paulo but now lives in Porto (and spent a couple of years in Berlin as well). I love him as a person and as an artist, because what he does to me goes beyond Fashion Design. How can I […]

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2012 11/May

Back in November, I got asked to photograph the catalogue for HEAVY JEANS one or two days before the actual photoshoot because the photographer who was originally going to do it got into an accident and couldn’t do it. It sort of threw me off balance a bit, but I was very excited to work […]

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2012 10/May

Today I’m going to Berkeley for the first time, I’ve been told it’s very pretty and pleasant and the weather is nice. And tomorrow I’m planning on visiting the hippie area, Haight-Ashbury – if I figure out how to get there, I have the worst sense of direction ever – and at night I will be […]

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2012 9/May

This was the first time I was hired to photograph a space, rather than people. It is one of my favorite spaces in Porto now, it’s got a very unique vibe and in the pictures it kind of looks like a setting for a 70’s sci-fi movie. I’m talking about Estúdios Sá da Bandeira, where […]

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2012 8/May

This was the first indoors editorial I ever did using the second-hand flash I bought in the Summer for my camera, and a cheap 28mm lens. It was also the first time I worked with one of the most talented stylists in Porto, Nelson Vieira, who’s also an absolute sweetheart. The dresses were designed by […]

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2012 6/May

This is a first for me, it’s Mother’s Day and I’m on the other side of the world. Woke up to my mom’s emails wondering if I forgot about mother’s day – no mom, I was asleep! Right now I’m working on a photo-report on Occupy SF that occurred last Tuesday, and also some of […]

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2012 2/May

Over a month ago, I did the lookbook for an upcoming brand of t-shirts called Pipa & Rama with my lovely friend Tânia. We wanted to use the beach as our setting at first – but when we got there, apparently the storms during the winter eroded part of it, making it pretty much impossible to […]

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