José Manuel Ribeiro started his professional career in 1982 based in Lisbon. As photojournalist and editor worked in news agencies such as LUSA, Reuters, AFP and on Portuguese daily newspaper Publico.Contributed for several image banks as well reporter for European Commission EU, Food Agriculture Organization FAO, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNCHR and others.


Developed along the years skills and expertise shooting and editing different areas such as: News, Sports, Environment, Hostile Environments, Daily Life, Arts, Illustration, Portrait, Events, Corporate, Travel and Tourism on singles and reportage, using latest hardware and software technologies on cameras and editing softwares.


Reparage - Shoot scouting locations for working on film, video and photo scenarios has been a high aim.


Along time taught and organised photography workshops and courses at Instituto Português de Fotografia, Curso de Jornalismo do Instituto Politécnico de Abrantes, Curso de Jornalismo do Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa and CENJOR, Centro Protocolar de Formação de Jornalistas.


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