Luís Afonso (Portugal)

Born in 1972 and currently based in Lisbon. Teacher and tour leader since 2010, he has led close to a hundred photographic experiences. A regular presence, as speaker, in the main nature photography festivals in Portugal. He has been invited, several times, to be jury in the most prestigious national nature photography competitions. Since 2017, he is the Content Director of the Manteigas Landscape Photography Festival – Imaginature.

Since 2008, Luis photographs exclusively natural landscape. In 2017, he released his first book dedicated to the municipality of Porto de Mós. His second book devoted to intimate landscape photography was released in October 2020. Published content in National Geographic, Visão, Wilder, Super Interessante, among others. He won two times the first prize in the Portuguese Nature Photograher of the Year competition in the categories of Landscape and Art.

He likes to photograph in his country, in places with which he can develop a long-standing relationship. He is more keen to show the intimate view than the big vista as he believes that nature photography can and should represent much more than just “this is what I saw”.


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