Questions & Answers

Q: Do you accepts commissioned projects?

Yes, if you have a project in mind, contact info on the contact page.

Q: Always use flash in your work?

No, Use artificial light according to concept or if natural light is low.

Q: Who do I contact if I would like to hire João Botas for assignment (editorial, advertising, directing etc.)?

Send a mail: joaobotas.net@gmail.com

Q: Do you sell prints? 

Yes! It is actually a huge part of our business. If you're interested in prints you can see available prints here and send us an enquiry. 

Q: What Gear and Equipment do you normally use

My full list of gear is here:

Cameras - Canon 6d, Sony A6300

Lens`s for the Canon 6d - 24-70mm f/2.8, 70-200mm f/2.8, 50mm f/1.8

Lens`s for the Sony A6300 - 16mm f/1.4, 30mm f/1.4, 50mm f/1.8, 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6

Flash - Elinchrom ELC 1000 Pro HD, Godox AD600Pro.

Drone - DJI Mavic 2 pro

Q: What people inspires you?

Here are some artists that inspires me: Steven Spielberg, Rembrandt, Robert Richardson…

Q: Do you work full time with photography and retouch?

Yes, I try to find time to work with personal projects as well but the commissioned projects are what I do for a living.

Q: How do you get to travel so much?

Above photography, my biggest hobby is travel. I am fascinated by the world, in particular the people that live in it.

Q: Have you taken any schooling or special courses related to photography?

I have not taken any formal training but I have never stopped educating myself by reading books, reading things online, and good old fashioned experimentation.