Miguel Ângelo born in Mozambique, but moved to Portugal right after. His passion for photography started early in perceive an artistic vibe that he ever had. He studied in Ar.Co, an independent Portuguese art school.
Lisbon 2004, completed the Advanced Photography degree in Ar.co (Visual Communication Art Center).
Since 2005 he has been working as a Freelance Photographer in fields such as Fashion, Advertising and Architecture, contributing with several Agencies and Publications ( Máxima, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Maxmen, Happy Woman, FS Mag, N´Style, Edit Mag, Elle Portugal, Lux Woman )
Edit school that is dedicated to the experimentation, training and divulging of arts, crafts
and visual communication.
In 2005 he started working in the fashion industry and also advertise. Since then, Miguel Ângelo has become an established name within the Portuguese industry with an impressive client list, shooting for such publications as Elle, Vogue, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Maxim, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, and many more. He has also become a firm favorite with celebrities, and has shot Portuguese stars such as
Cláudia Vieira, Rita Pereira, Daniela Ruah, Catarina Furtado and Victoria Guerra...
In 2014, the photographer lived in India, where he worked for the publications Harper’s Bazaar Bride, Harper’s Bazaar, Verve and GQ. This was the start of an international career, followed by a representation in Barcelona by the agency Magna, in Spain.
In 2017, Miguel Ângelo had his first solo exhibition: CRU, at Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações in Portugal - a black and white concept with no retouching. All proceeds from his exhibitions are donated
to the charity Escola de Talentos who educates woman to reintegrate the market.
Already thinking about his next project in 2019.
CRU by MiguelÂngelo, Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações
#noonecanjudgeme by Intimissimi + MiguelÂngelo
RAWSPECTIVE by Miguel Ângelo, Centro Cultural de Cascais