Born in 1979, grew up in a small village, Perozinho, near Porto, in Portugal. Studied engineering and in the end of graduate he decided to move to photography following an old passion. Started shooting for himself to find his own style and place, Tiago studied the work of those who became his most influence, like Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Garry Winogrand, Joel Meyerowitz, William Egglestone, Sebastião Salgado, etc. He realized the best way to document a society is through photography and developed a passion for street photography, trying to understand the complex puzzle of streets and all his elements, people and their feelings, their eyes and reactions, routines of daily life, bus stations, markets, coffee shops, etc. The maximum number of elements we can put in a single frame keeping the photograph readable, was/is the big challange for Tiago.

Produces commissioned works for clients in diverse areas such as art collectors, industry, banks, governments, architecture, etc. Teaches photography workshops and develops his own personal projects that result in exhibitions in several places, museums, galleries, culture houses, town halls, libraries, etc.

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