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ABOUT

Luis 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.

Winner and finalist in several photo contests, his photographs are published in various international photography books. It has several photos published in the national and international press. In 2019 and 2021, Luís won the silver camera, and in 2020 he won the bronze camera in photojournalism, by FEP - Federation of European Photographers, in the european photographer of the year 2019, 2020, 2021 competition. In 2017 Luís won the first prize at the Sony World Photography Awards, National Awards.

Luis currently lives in Azores, Portugal and works as a freelance photographer all around the world.

Awards

2021 - Second place category Portrait - Monovisions Photography Awards.

2021 - Third place category Photojournalism - Monovisions Photography Awards.

2021 - Honorable Mention category Street - Monovisions Photography Awards.

2021 - Silver Camera in reportage/photojournalism Photographer European of de year 2021 to FEP Federation of European Photographers.

2020 - Honorable Mention category People, Children - International Photography Awards.

2020 - Two Honorable Mentions category Editorial / Press, Contemporary Issues - International Photography 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 2020 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 - Bronze Winner category People/Lifestyle - Tokyo International Photography Awards

2019 - Silver Winner 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.

ography 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