ABOUT

Luís Godinho, was born in Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, in 1983.
He holds a degree in Environmental Engineering and Management from University of Azores but also has a wide experience as a photographer, especially in photojournalism and documentary photography.
He became a professional photographer in 2017. Prominent websites and magazines, such as National Geographic, Leica Fotografie International, Lens Culture, 500px or 1x, recognize his work internationally. As a winner and finalist of many international prizes, Luis also published some of his works in international photography editions.
In 2017 he won the Sony World Photography Awards. He also won the Silver Camera (2019) and Bronze Camera (2020), both in photojournalism category, at the European Photographer of the Year Competition.
Luis currently lives in Azores, Portugal and works as a freelance photographer all around the world.

Awards

2020 - Honorable Mention category Press/Feature Story - Professional - PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris.

2020 - Honorable Mention category Photojournalism Single - Monovisions Photography Awards.

2020 - Honorable Mention category People Series - Monovisions Photography Awards.

2020 - Two Honorable Mention category Photojournalism Series - Monovisions Photography Awards.

2020 - Bronze Camera in reportage/photojournalism Photographer European of de year to FEP Federation of European Photographers.
2020 - Finalist in four categories, (Documentary and Photojournalism, The beauty of
nature, Fascinating faces and characters, Street photography), Siena International Photo
Awards.
2019 - Second place category Editorial/Photo Essay - Tokyo International Photography
Awards
2019 - Honorable Mention category People/Family - Tokyo International Photography
Awards.
2019 - Represent the team of Portugal in the Word Photographic cup in the category
Portrait.
2019 - Finalist Travel Photographer of the Year
2019 - Honorable Mention category People, Children - International Photography Awards.
2019 - Honorable Mention category Sports, Other - International Photography Awards.
2019 - Honorable Mention category People, Lifestyle - International Photography Awards.
2019 - Honorable Mention category People, Street Photography - International
Photography Awards.
2019 - Honorable Mention category Editorial / Press, Contemporary Issues - International
Photography Awards.
2019 - Third place category Editorial / Press, Sports - International Photography Awards.
2019 - Third place category Sport (single) to POY – Picture of the year Latam
2019 - First place, in category Documentary to ASPA - Alghero Street Photography
Awards.
2019 - Silver Camera in reportage/photojournalism Photographer European of de year
2019 to FEP Federation of European Photographers.
2019 - Top 15 Malta International photo award Storytelling category.
2019 - Top 15 Malta International photo award People category.
2018 - Finalist Travel Photographer of the Year.
2018 - Finalist The Independent Photographer Street Photography Contest.
2018 - Awarded with 3 photographs and a "Silver" brand, giving first place to Portugal in
the Top 10 Black and White photo contest 2018.
2018 - Finalist of the world competition Travel Photographer Society in the street
photography category.
2018 - Represent the team of Portugal in the Word Photographic cup in the category
photojournalism.
2017 - Two finalist photos in which one of them was exhibited at the prestigious Somerset
House in London under the prestigious world competition "Sony photography awards 2017
2017 - First place, Sony Photography awards Portugal, 2017.
2016 / 2017 - Almost thirty Mark of excellence in various categories I shot it the best photo
competition, of the Leica.

2016 - First Place the competition I shot it the best photo competition, of the Leica, in the
category "cats".
2016 - Nominated for Leica's Top Excellence.
2016 - Cover of the book Visions, released by 1x.
2015 - Finalist Portraits 2015, by Lens Culture.
2010 - First place, national contest Landscapes of Portugal , of the magazine O Mundo da Fotografia.

Luís Godinho