“Outdoor storyteller”, that’s how Fernando could best be described. Drawing from his passion for outdoors sports, Biology degree, and master’s degree in Photography, he specializes in the documenting the relation in between man and mother nature.

Fernando has strong experience in the field, having worked on projects in a wide variety of areas, including the untouched Amazon forest, the unique Brazilian savannah, the tropical rainforest of Brazil and the Atlantic Ocean. Urban Salmon is Fernando’s first project in North America.

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Recent Publications

"‘The border is this imaginary line’: why Americans are fighting mining in B.C.’s ‘Doughnut Hole’ - The Narwhal Magazine, Jan 2020.

Heart of The Fraser” - Vancouver, March 2019.

“ The Urban Salmon: a Photographic Voyage into the Metro Vancouver watershed.” Vancouver, BC; Feb 2019.

“ Update in the Photography of live fish specimens “ - Brazilian Ichthyology Society Bulletin, Brazil. ; March 2018.

“ Beautiful photos of the salmon run in British Columbia “ - Daily Hive.- http://dailyhive.com/ - Nov. 2017.

“ Photographer chronicles the underwater life of salmon in the city” - Langley Timer - https://www.langleytimes.com . Feb. 2018.

“ Capturing the elusive Nooksack dace “ - Burnaby Now, Burnaby; BC. Sep 2017.

“ Canadian Salmon “ - Underwater photography Magazine, UK. May 2017.

“ Serra Bonita Reserve - Hope in the Tropical Atlantic Forest “ National Geographic Brazil website. Sep 2016.

“ A Journey into the Juruena River “ National Geographic Brazil website. Oct 2016.

“ Yes! We have big wall climbing!” - Montanhas Magazine, Sep. 2015, Brazil.

“ Surprise in the Brazilian Savannah “ - Mergulho Magazine, May 2014; Brazil.


Environmental Star Award 2019. City of Burnaby; BC.

Pacific Salmon Stewart Award  2018. Pacific Salmon Foundation, Vancouver; BC.

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