Jose Carlos Costa
3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
"1 vs. 3"
Biography: Jose Carlos Costa was born in 12.08.1978 in Braga (Portugal). Being the youngest of a family of 11 brothers, superfluous expenses were obviously left behind and, therefore his first priority was to invest in academic training. Despite the long passion for photography, his first camera (a compact) was only acquired at age 20 with the scholarship savings. Despite its obvious limitations this served to irreversibly increase his addiction for photography. In 2009, after finishing his PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering, he acquired his first Canon DSLR that allowed him to broaden horizons....