Rui Palha

The Photograpy of Rui Palha

Rui Palha is a street photographer born in April 1953 in Portugal. He is now living and working in Lisbon. Photography was his hobby since the age of fourteen; now since 2001 he has devoted almost all his time to street photography.

In 1992, Palha won a sivler medal in the Salão Nacional de Arte Fotográfica, He won a gold medal in the black and white category at the 4º Salão Internacional CAF Internet SICAFI in 2003.

“Photography is a very important part of my space…it is to discover, it is to capture giving flow to what the heart feels and sees in a certain moment, it is being in the street, experiencing, understanding, learning and, essentially, practicing the freedom of being, of living, of thinking.” – Rui Palha

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