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Biography - Gonçalo Simões

Gonçalo Simões was born in Torres Novas, Portugal, in December 1976. Since very young he liked photography and his knowledge and interest has increased as he grew up. In his youth, photographed with a professional analog machine, having cemented his knowledge through reading and research in this area.
During his university had a course in photography, where he learned the theory and practice of film photography, the operation of the machine, frameworks, and path properties of light, lenses, perspective, depth of field, studio work, and outdoor lighting .

Years later, switching to a digital camera, applied all his knowledge and experience acquired earlier, and because of the ease of experience and he felt a great evolution.

At this time began to compete for national and international competitions in photography, having been awarded several prizes and honors, among which we can highlight:

1st Place: "IV Congresso Nacional de Apicultura", October 2004;
1st Place: "Açores Mel, Feira Regional", March 2008;
Honorable Mention: "Mês da Juventude de Tomar ", May 2008;
2nd Prize: "Percursos de Esperança" - Caritas Terceira Island, in September 2010

He was invited to participate with several photographs of his own in REVISTA ATLÂNTIDA VOL.LII 2007, belonging to the Azores Institute of Culture.

He also participated in two exhibitions of photography, "3 Fotógrafos 3 Histórias" held at the Cultural Centre of Angra do Heroísmo and the"Festa do Sol"at the Silvia Teixeira gallery, both in June 2009.
In 2010 was one of the official photographers of the Azores Fair 2010, held in Angra do Heroísmo. That same year he was invited by the University of the Azores to make a photographic report on the work undertaken by the Group on Animal Reproduction, of the Department of Agrarian Sciences of the Pole Creek Angra do Heroísmo.

Currently the organization is part of "Encontros de Fotografia" held at the Museum of Angra do Heroísmo, Azores.

In 2011 it became Professional Photographer, founding the "um dia único".

 

 

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