About

Born in Lisbon, Portugal, 1979. Lives in Bristol, England.

Studied Journalism in the Professional School of Image and Communication of Lisbon from 1999 to 2002.
In 2002 began work experience at Lisbon’s famous newspaper A Capital, becoming staff photographer until the closure of the publication in 2005.
Lectured in photography and laboratory techniques for the Professional School of Image and Communication of Lisbon.
Became freelance in 2005 and had work published in several national magazines.
In 2007 moved to England looking for new challenges and planning the next steps for a career as a photographer.
Currently doing a degree in documentary photography at Newport University in South Wales.

Achievements

2012 - Nominee at the 6th Annual Photography Masters Cup
2011 - Nominee at the 5th Annual Photography Masters Cup
2011 - Winner of the Telegraph Big Picture photography competition
2010 - Nominee at the 4th Annual Photography Masters Cup
2009 - Winner of The Times travel photo competition in February and July
2004 - 1st prize Visao Photojournalism Award - Nature category

Exhibitions

2014 - Nocturnes (collective exhibition) Market Arcade, Newport
2013 - Bristol Unseen (collective exhibition) The Parlour Showrooms, Bristol
2012 - Stapleton Road part I, Stapleton Road Tavern, Bristol

Publications

2013 - Oitzarisme blog - http://www.oitzarisme.ro/2013/03/21/frederico-colarejo-living-on-the-river-bank/
2013 - New landscape photography - http://newlandscapephotography.com/2013/07/31/frederico-colarejo/