The Killer Wave

On December 26 2004, a devastating earthquake with magnitude of 9.3, the second biggest ever recorded in history, hit at 30km of depth in the waters of the Indian Ocean, very close the shores of the city of Banda Aceh, located in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia. The earthquake hit hard at 7:30 am local time, causing… Read More

Mentawai, The Last Shamans

I remember during my last year of high school, I did a 3-month research about tribes around the world. I was always fascinated with the fact that there are still people out there who live the same way (or almost) as they did hundreds of years ago. The Mentawai people live across the island of… Read More

Gorgeus Queenie

Look at this cutie, my co-worker’s daughter, her name is Queeny, like a little queen. I had the pleasure to photograph this gorgeous baby and her parents last weekend. Some of the photos were taken from ground level, which means that I had to lie on the grass for a while. I didnĀ“t think about… Read More

In love with Vietnam

Just finished an amazing week in Vietnam. I am so happy to have discovered such a hidden gem in a touristy country like Vietnam. People here are truly humble, friendly, welcoming and HAPPY. Children here don’t play with iPhones or tablets. Instead, they play with mud, animals, sticks, rocks, in the river. Kids in developed… Read More

Souls of Northern Vietnam

For me, portraiture is about capturing the soul behind the eyes of the subject in order to transmit feelings to the viewer. Visiting such a remote part of Vietnam gives endless possibilities and I am happy to be one of the few that has gone to this place. People here are unique, their happiness and… Read More

Skies and Galaxies

Pretty sick night shooting the Milky Way in Vietnam! The other two glowing points that you see are other two galaxies, so I got three galaxies in one single shot! Nice!

Awesome Mu Cang Chai

Today was so awesome! So here I am, in My Can Chai, which is supposed to have some of the most beautiful terrace fields in Asia, and yet it’s not known by most travellers. They say that almost all tourists that wanna see the rice fields in Vietnam go to Sapa (I went there in… Read More

Beautiful Train Ride

This is a portrait I took of a young monk in Myanmar during one of the stops that we did on our way to the mountains by train, considered one of the most beautiful train rides in the world, only!! 13 beautiful hours of train. I was supposed to be flying to Vietnam today but… Read More

The Forbidden Academy

This is a shot I took during the twilight of our first night in Laraung Gar, the biggest buddhist academy in the world, located over 4000m above the sea level, hosting between 25 and 50 thousand monks and nuns. As I mentioned in another post, this place started to be forbidden to foreigners a couple… Read More

The UK Times Newspaper

The newspaper The Times from the UK has published another of my photos! Being published in the second biggest-selling newspaper in a country like the UK is such a great achievement. This is the second publication in a big British newspaper this week after the one last Monday by the Daily Mail. Thank you for… Read More