FAQ

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 message!

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.