Portugal - APPImagem - Associação Portuguesa dos Profissionais da ImagemQualified European PhotographerMaster Qualified European Photographer
Specialisations:Illustrative & Fine Art Commercial General
BiographyAndré Boto (www.andreboto.com), born in 1985, a freelance Photographer from Portugal working in following areas: Conceptual/Creative, Commercial, Architecture, Interiors, Industrial, Decoration Projects, Portrait and Post-Production in Photoshop. Always interested in the arts and design, devoting much time to the drawing. It´s really challenging to create/re-create our own worlds based on optical illusion, like the references like M.C.Escher and René Magritte. In 2010 he became the first Portuguese photographer Master Qualified European Photographer and, in the same year, won the European Photographer of the Year 2010 award, by FEP - Federation of European Professional Photographers. He was also designated Ambassador of the IYY-International Year of Youth, with the United Nations seal. MAIN AWARDS - Overall winner WPE World Cup 2021 - 1 st Prize in Product category in the Creative Photo Awards in 2020 and 2021 - Gold Medal in the San Francisco Bay International Awards 2020. - Winner of the "Digital Manipulation/Collage" category in the 13th Pollux Awards. - FEP - European Photographer of the Year 2010, overall winner. - MQEP - Master Qualified European Photograher (2010 and 2016) - QEP - Qualified European Photographer - Portrait and Illustrative - Winner of Nature category of National Geographic Photo Contest (National Prize) MAIN CONFERENCES AS A SPEAKER - TEDxYouth Leiria 2013, Portugal; - TEDxCoimbra 2010; Portugal; - "Inspiration Camp" – Falmouth,UK; - "PFF Mactep" in St. Petersburg, Russia; - "Inspiration Tour" – Oslo, Bergen, Throndheim, Egersund and Tromso, in Norway; - "12º Gmundener Footage" in Gmunden, Austria; - "Masters Photography Conference" in Trieste, Italy; - "Inspiration Camp Classes" in Riga, Latvia; - "Inspiration Camp 2013" in Copenhagen.
2nd Master QEP
QEP – Portrait
QEP – Illustrative