Gilby Santos

Gilby Santos is a Photographer and Online Marketeer with a background in Graphic Design who lives in the beautiful Lisbon and does freelance work for various startup companies all over the world.

In 2004 he earned a degree in Advertising and worked for a few of advertising agencies as a Graphic Designer but soon realized that the massive ego of his colleagues and the endless hours of work was crushing his soul and decided to move to a more artistic career He moved to London and as a self taught himself the craft of photography he then worked retouching wedding photos for a little while but soon after that he decided to reinvent himself again and went back to school and earned a Masters Degree in Digital Media from Kingston University in London. Even with new skills under his belt he unfortunately ended up working once again for advertising agencies but this time doing everything that were digital related.

In 2013 tired of the advertising scene and in search of new horizons Gilby packed his things and moved to Berlin with intention to work on his photography and get to know more about the startup scene that is rocking the city. This adventure lasted one year and four months and during this time he worked as a freelance community manager for a few, now failed, startups.

In January of 2015 he fell in love with Lisbon while vacationing there and two months after that he had already traded the cold and grey Berlin for a always sunny and warm Lisbon. He nows work as photo retoucher and in the mean time he keeps working on his Street Photography project

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