João Nunes da Silva was born in Lisbon. It is a freelance nature photographer since 1991. He has authored books and numerous articles for trade press in nature and travel, which include National Geographic Portugal and BBC Wildlife. Your images of nature has also been published in Fugas (Publico) and weekly newspaper Expresso, among others. Created ILUSTRANATUR the image bank, specializing in nature photography, with a file consists of thousands of images, not only from Portugal but also from other parts of the globe. Numerous images of their nature has been used in advertising campaigns, whether in print or on television, as well as various tourism regions Portuguese, post office. etc.. Parallel to his activity as a photojournalist, he has had numerous photographic surveys on natural heritage to various organizations, from north to south. Since 2005 making phototours and workshops on nature photography in natural areas of Portugal, with the support of companies and photographic tours. It has also been invited to jury the nature photography contests, and to make presentations on the same topic. He travels to many natural areas, not only in Portugal and abroad. His favorite areas to photograph nature are the estuarine and high mountain. His photographs have been exhibited in several exhibitions, especially in Lisbon, Aveiro, Porto and Matosinhos. Recently was published his latest book "Photographing Nature in Portugal and Spain" by the publisher Afrontamento. He loves to photograph the rural areas in Portugal.