Whenever my day starts with an email saying congratulations your work just won …. us always amazing, I am super excited to share that I have been awarded three Bronze medals in the prestigious TIFA Awards if you are not familiar with the Tifa awards here is a little more information, At TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS we recognize, honor and connect talented photographers from around the world to new audiences and new eyes in the creative circles of Tokyo, Japan. The competition is open to everyone and we invite photographers from all over the world to enter their work.

Dear Joao Carlos,

It is my great pleasure to inform you that your work has been awarded a Winning Placement in the 2020 Tokyo International Foto Awards – Congratulations! I am excited two wins in three categories, Advertising: This category is for commercial images used to sell, market, promote, or advertise a product, service, or person(s).
   – Beautyglamour-style portraiture, either artistic or commercial, emphasizing someone’s or something’s beauty, My image Homage to Guernica  shot for UP TAP inflight Magazine,

Fine Art: this category should feature images where the intention is aesthetic, revealing the subjective, creative vision of the artist, photos that express an idea, a message, or an emotion through the image and the technique used to create it.

   – Nudes—photos depicting the nude human body with an emphasis on form, composition, emotional content, and other aesthetic qualities