Luís Godinho, born in Angra do Heroísmo, in 1983, holds a degree in Environmental Engineering and Management from the University of the Azores and, already has a vast curriculum as a photographer, focusing on street photography and documentary photography. He has become a professional photographer since 2016.

His work is internationally recognized by the editors of major photography websites and magazines, including National Geographic, Leica Fotografie International, Lens Culture, 500px and 1x.

Luís is currently living in Portugal on the Azores Islands. He works as a freelance photographer all over the world..



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 - Honorable mention, in category Travel to ASPA - Alghero Street Photography Awards.

2019 - Silver Camera in reportage/photojournalism Photoghrapher 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 - 25 brands of excellence in suitable 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 Excelence.

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