Artist bio

Photojournalist, with a degree in Communication and a postgraduate degree in Communication and Semiotics. I work in the area of ​​Photojournalism with a focus on the area of ​​culture and environment. AWARDS. 2021 Talenthouse Award by Reckitt with image titled "Faithful gardener" In parallel with the award, my photograph will be exhibited at COP26, the 26th United Nations on Climate Change that will take place in November 2021. Finalist of the ANAMATRA Human Rights Award 2020 with the work: "Economy it takes time to react, and unemployment erodes families' income (O Globo)". Photo of the Month Contest, by iPhoto Editora with the work "Mar de Estrelas". 1st National Postal Photography Contest “Vá Mais Longe” 2013 awarded photo at the professional category. With the work "Always close to you". Consigo photographic contest, first place in the 2009 event photography category, with the job "France 1" . International Photography Contest Rede Mercocidades awarded in 2004 with the "Vidigal" work. National Photography Contest “O Espaço Público” with award-winning work in 2002. Nikon Photo Contest International 1990, with the work awarded in the category "Family". 2* Manifestazione Internazionale Popoli, Syracuse (Italy) 1986. EXHIBITIONS Collective exhibition by the photographers of the newspaper O Globo 1992; Solo exhibition with the title of “Gente Boa” in 2008 7* Atibaia International Photographic Image Festival 2009 Solo exhibition "A journey behind the scenes with Marcos Ramos" 2013 Solo exhibition “Another look”. This is a more experimental project, 2019 BOOKS Best book of Brazilian Photojournalism by Fotografe in the 1990s 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017, 2018 and 2019. Book Estrada Real Images and Poetry 2013 Book "So Maria Bethânia" by Bia Lessa 2017


Carrying your cross



Artist Statement

This photo is part of a photoshoot I've been doing for some time with the background of the faith that we all have strong within us. And it is this force that removes mountains, that heals the pain and that makes us go forward carrying our cross in the struggle for our daily bread, that makes us pray and make a brother try again before giving up on living. The faith that brings us the certainty of healing from the evil, because only in this way when we kneel and raise our desires to the heavens do we make everything possible, because there is no limit on the material plane for those who believe in the strength of spiritual energy.

How it fits into contest

Spiritual warfare is very well described in Paul's letter to the Ephesians, 6:12. To face this battle, we must first pray and have faith aware of the power that God has given us to fight with our spiritual weapons. The subject in the photo is the faith of believing that the fight for better days is in the faith in God, which coincides with the topic of the competition.

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