New exhibition opening on the 16th of July: "Num Piscar de Olhos"


Armchair With New Upholstered Fabric | Jindřich Halabala | Up Závody | Czechoslovakia | 1950s

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Anatomical Plaster Bust | Louis M. Meusel | Sonnenberg | Germany | 1920's

André Costa | My height | 2020 | acrilic on plaster | 175x53x10cm

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© Carlos Lopes Franco

Carlos Lopes Franco


Carlos Lopes Franco was born in Barras-Mafra. He is a thermodynamic engineer and researcher in energy efficiency.

Photographer with publications in magazines, websites and other national and international speciality media, since 2015.

Nominated several times photographer of the month, as well as many better photographs of the month, cover, etc., since 2019.

Guest of the television programs “Fotobox” - RTP3, July 2018 and “Total Photography” - TVI24, July 2015 and interview in “Radio Observador”, December 2020.

Highlighted in several national and international photo contests, with the Distinction of the winning photography of April 2015 in the category of Health granted by the European Parliament as well as: Top35 in: Black and White category, of the 35AWARDS (January 2021); Finalist at 2020 LensCulture Black and White Awards (December 2020); 35AWARDS Emotions Contest: TOP 1% Best Photos and TOP 1% Best Photographers (December 2020); Laureate with the publication of photography in Le Plus Grand Concours Photo du Monde from French Magazine PHOTO, (August 2020).

Interviews in magazines and websites with photographs, in the “Shades of Gray Magazine” 23 April 2020, “Interview with Carlos Lopes Franco” website Street Photo Club, 31 May 2020, “Olhares author l Carlos Lopes Franco” Olhares Blog, 27 February 2020 and “B& W Soul Vision Portfolio”, 2015.

He has exhibited his photographic work individual and collective in different galleries, in the country and abroad, the result of the recognition that his work has been achieving, reflecting a consolidated path based on a strong personal perspective and the selfless dedication to the art of eternalizing real-life situations, 2013-2020.

Author of five edited books, “we, the others”, 2012, “5 Days in Paris”, 2014, “into the soul”, 2016, co-author “Cuba, Time to Restart?”, 2018 and “Iran, the Faces of a Misloved Country”, 2020.