Published in Docu Book Vol 4.
Best of Documentary & Street Photography
ISSN: 2814-9033
Digital publication (ebook)

Interview & Photographs:

Cristina Vicente

Tell about yourself a little bit… How did you become a photographer?

It may sound like a cliché, but since I was a child I always had a camera close to me, it belonged to my father.
Years later I started photographing family, friends, places I liked. I just photographed. I never thought of being a photographer, however I live in a beautiful country like Portugal and also close to an incredible place like the Ria de Aveiro, where the landscapes are stunning and the light is fantastic.

Little by little, I explored the camera I had (Nikon D40x), the places and possibilities for improvement, having the collaboration and support of the people around me; with that I broadened my knowledge and other photographic perspectives. The themes I approach are very varied: landscapes, trees, objects, faces, body, details… I will say that I photograph everything I like.

What has been the biggest lesson you have learned as a photographer?

I believe that by allowing emotions to…