I was born in Luanda, Africa, and I lived there until I was 10 years old, a time when I moved to Portugal.
I've started my career working as a designer and web designer in an advertising company, but quickly I noticed that I was missing a very important part of my nature - to be connected to people and all the emotions related.
I then studied the direction of photography and worked for a while in TV, fiction, advertising, as well as contributing as a freelancer photographer in different agencies.
Since then, I've been connected and inspired by different people, places, and cultures, by a simple smile, a color, or just with mother nature in its state of the art.
I work professionally in the wedding industry for more than 12 years, on behalf of Laranja Metade [Half Orange] brand, as a parallelism to those looking for their soul mate (the half part). In the past years more as Destination Wedding Photographer.
I want to be true and honest when I document a wedding. To observe and write creatively all the feelings related to the key and unexpected moments, in a natural way.
I will be honoured to embrace this journey with you.
2 Awards for Documentary Wedding Photography
29 Diamond Awards for Engagement Portraits
5 Awards from the Artistic Guild of Wedding Photojournalists
True Love Captured Awards from Real Weddings - TLC
Wedding Elopement Multiple Picture Galleries (5)
Carlos Porfírio chronicles small weddings and elopements from beginning to end. In this sense, it is no different from any other wedding day. The emphasis is on documenting key moments, capturing spontaneous displays of emotion, and telling the real story behind the elopement day. Below are wedding elopement story awards for Carlos Porfírio.