Bruno was born in 1984 and he is a Lisbon-based photojournalist and documentary photographer.

In 2006 he ended his studies in photography and photojournalism at the Portuguese Institute of Photography.

Since then, he has covered news and stories in countries such as South Africa, Tunisia, Brazil, Ukraine, Poland, Azerbaijan, the USA, and UAE, among others. His images have been published in several publications such as Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, Libération, NRC, National Geographic Serbia, National Geographic Czech Republic, and The Denver Post.

Bruno works as a staff photojournalist at a main Portuguese media group. Alongside this, his need and great interest in long-term visual storytelling push him toward independent documentary projects reporting social and cultural issues.

2016 – Portraits Series Award at ESTAÇÃO IMAGEM (Portuguese Press Photo Awards) with the project “From Chernobyl with Love”.
2016 – Photo of the Year honorable mention, ESTAÇÃO IMAGEM (Portuguese Press Photo Awards) with a portrait of the Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa.
2016 – Winner of the BF16 – Local Award, with the project “The Condo: consequences of a long-term financial crisis”.

Bruno Colaço

Bruno Colaço is a Lisbon-based photojournalist and documentary photographer reporting social and cultural issues.
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