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XP-PEN Deco mini7W

XP-PEN Deco mini7W Review

XP-PEN Deco mini7W Review XP-Pen has just launched its new tablet, the Deco mini7w, a small but powerful table and the fact that it connects wirelessly to the computer makes this table much easier to use and much more versatile.I just had to test it, and when XP-Pen sent me this one to test it I was completely delighted with it.I’ve been editing my images with a pen for a long time, with the mouse I can’t get the level […]

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Eternity - Calvin Clein

How i made and edited the image “Eternity perfume”

How i made and edited the image “Eternity perfume” When I decided to make this image of a bottle of perfume by Calvin Klein, Eternity, I knew that I wanted a flash of light coming out from behind the bottle and I knew that I wanted the background color close to the color of the liquid. I started to try to build the image I had in mind, without knowing how I could even get to what I was looking […]

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Carlos do Carmo

Carlos do Carmo 1939-2021

Carlos do Carmo 1939-2021 What will become of fado? Portugal lost its voice.

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Chocolate cookies – BTS

Chocolate cookies- BTS I went to the studio just with the idea of photographing the cookies on a wooden background, to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, I had no plans for how I was going to do this, so I tried several ideas, some of them I ended up abandoning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6K3bDlrWAU&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=ruibandeira Preparation I started by choosing the backgrounds for the image.I had already decided that I wanted a wooden background and I knew that I had, in the studio, […]

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Cristina Manso Preto

Images for the new book, “Doces” from Cristina Manso Preto

I  had the privilege, again, of making the images for Cristina Manso Preto’s new book “Doces” This time we had to deal with the limitations of the pandemic, but we managed to do everything as we wanted. Thank you very much to Cristina for trusting my work again, thank you to Porto Editora and Victor Gonçalves for also continuing to entrust me with the responsibility of making all the images for the book, thank you to Marta Garrido for taking […]

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Fructis

How i made the “Fructis” image

How i made the “Fructis” image I decided to make this image for my product portfolio, I think it is important to build images with total creative freedom, without having to follow a customer’s needs, because thais  way we can experiment and look for new concepts.I already had the Fructis champoo containers in the studio for a long time to make an image with them and also had the mirrors even longer, so I decided to make this image inspired […]

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Hähnel Pro Cube2

Hähnel Pro Cube2 Review

hanks to Hähnel and Comercialfoto for sending me this Hähnel Pro Cube2 for this test. This test is not sponsored, and reflects my experience with the Hähnel Pro Cube2 . In recent years we have seen a demand for lighter and smaller cameras, and manufacturers have responded to that demand, mainly with mirrorless cameras, but despite the concern, on the part of photographers, to have less weight hanging from their necks or shoulders the same has not happened with what we […]

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Prograde

PROGRADE DIGITAL announces faster CFEXPRESS™ TYPE B memory cards and higher capacities with read speeds of 1,700MB/S and REFRESH PRO™ software support*

CFexpress Cobalt Cards Provide Minimum Sustained Write Speeds of 1,400MB/s plus ability to monitor card health and refresh cards to factory-fresh condition San Jose, CA June 09, 2020, 8:00 am —ProGrade Digital, Inc., founded with a mission to provide the highest quality professional grade digital memory cards and workflow solutions, announces its new CFexpress™ Type B cards. First demonstrated by the company in April 2018 at the National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB) Las Vegas, CFexpress Type B offers next-generation memory […]

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dbud

Review – dBud earplugs for concert photographers

Review – dBud earplugs for concert photographers I am not going to talk about the problems that being exposed to high levels of sound can cause to our ears, I believe that if you are reading this article it is because you are already aware of the risks and are looking for a solution to protect your ears. When I started photographing concerts, I used  foam earplugs that can be bought in any store, but they  spoil the sound and […]

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Pedro Abrunhosa - Noites de Verão Gaia

Pedro Abrunhosa – Noites de Verão Gaia

Pedro Abrunhosa and Comité Caviar gave a concert that will remain in the memory of all who attended.Usually Pedro Abrunhosa’s and Comité Caviar concerts are big parties, but this one in particular, being at this time of contention was even more special.At the end, during the last song, Pedro Abrunhosa invited the audience to go out, one row at a time, as it was done in the other concerts of the Summer Nights Gaia, only this time, Pedro Abrunhosa and […]

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