José Sarmento Matos

Location: Lisbon
Nationality: Portuguese
Biography:          José Sarmento Matos, is a Portuguese documentary photographer based in Lisbon and London. In December 2014 he completed an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the LCC, where... read on
A family between two identities, migrating back to their ancestral land
josé sarmento matos
May 29, 2020

Very excited to see this project published today in the Washington Post Insight blog.

Read more about this story that I believe is so important specially in the current times.

Perspective | A family between two identities, migrating back to their ancestral land
More than half-a-million Portuguese and Portuguese descendants live in Venezuela today, after waves of immigration to the country during its oil-soaked booms of the 1950s and 1990s. A photographer followed one family as they reverse-migrated back...


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Portuguese Prime Minister, António Costa, for Bloomberg.

By José Sarmento Matos — Portrait commission for Bloomberg. Portrait of António Costa, the Portuguese Prime-minister.

An interview for the NYT Lens Blog about my series "Documenting East London". Click in the link below to read it.

By José Sarmento Matos / London —   Street Photography That Elevates Scenes of Everyday Life in East London Playing with light and..

New Yorker Photo Instagram takeover.

By Jose Sarmento Matos — What a honoured to be invited by the New Yorker to takeover their Instagram profile dedicated only to..
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Mastering Light with a Leica M – A workshop with José Sarmento Matos at the Leica Store City

By Jose Sarmento Matos — Join professional photographer José Sarmento Matos for a Leica Akademie workshop at  Leica Store City..
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My project on Call Centers published on Wired this Monday.

By Jose Sarmento Matos — After Newsweek Mag and The New York Times my project "How Can I Help You?" was published at  WIRED..
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Featured in The New York Times

By Jose Sarmento Matos — Honored and delighted to be featured on The New York Times paper and Lens Blog. To view the online article..
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NYT is running my Photo Essay on call center workers in the Philippines and in India.

By Jose Sarmento Matos — My independent project on Call Centers in India and in Philippines, about these faceless people got..
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New Leica Ambassador

By Jose Sarmento Matos — What a pleasure to officially announce that from now I am one of the new Leica Akadamie Ambassadors...
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Newsweek is running this week my Photo Essay on call center workers in the Philippines

By Jose Sarmento Matos — Happy to share good news with you all!  Newsweek  Europe is running in their magazine a part of..

New webiste done with Visura. Check it out!

By Jose Sarmento Matos — Http:// Feedback is always very welcome. Cheers!
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