Born and raised in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Started sailing competitively at age 11.
Swimming is a passion. First photography instruction from Dad. Exchange student in Boise, Idaho.
Got hooked on snowboarding. Finished 4th on the State Championship after one season on the snow. Started windsurfing.
Attended a one-year obligatory military school of officers graduating as a second lieutenant.
Learned rock climbing. Earned a BS in Business Management at the University of PUCRS.
Backpacked for 10 months in North America and Europe.
Participated in sailboat deliveries and competitions in South America, North America and Europe. Started a boat rigging service with a friend.
Helped organize and participated in a one-month Land Rover expedition in Patagonia.
Pursued a career in business, working in Marketing and Advertising. Began SCUBA diving.
Moved to the US for post-graduate education. Attended UCLA, specializing in marketing/advertising.
Changed career. Attended Hallmark Institute of Photography in Massachusetts.
Graduated top of his Class. Moved to Miami. Needed to be near the water.
Learned Kitesurfing. Managed a photo equipment rental studio. Ran first marathon, ran second marathon.
Worked as a Digital Tech for top fashion and commercial photographers. Became an avid Kite-Hydrofoiler and Stand Up Paddle border.
Shooting Portrait, Beauty, Lifestyle, Sports & Travel photography, and always having a blast...