Born in 1993 in Lisbon, Portugal, Francisco Melim is a photographer with a unique background and perspective. His childhood was shaped by the picturesque mountains of Sintra and the suburban landscapes of Mafra. At the tender age of 15, he began his photographic journey with a Vivitar V3800N camera, a cherished gift from his mother.
His passion for skateboarding further fueled his desire to see and capture the world uniquely. Melim's work stands out for its emphasis on human interactions in urban and natural environments. His extensive portfolio is proof of his ability to weave captivating narratives through his photography and cinematography.
Beyond his professional activities, Melim nurtures a deep love for travel photography, a passion that has taken him to various regions of Southeast Asia and North Africa. In the pursuit of continuous improvement, Melim underwent training in photojournalism and copyright at CENJOR (CENTRO PROTOCOLAR DE FORMAÇÃO PROFISSIONAL PARA JORNALISTAS). This training underscores his dedication to the ethical and responsible practice of photojournalism, a crucial attribute for projects.
Francisco Melim's work spans a wide variety of photographic genres, including narrative, documentary, portraits, and action sports. His unique background, technical skills, and sharp eye for human interactions make him an exceptional talent in the fields of photography and photojournalism.