João Laet has been a photographer since 2000. He worked for the Pastoral Land Commission, in the South of Pará, in 2004 and 2005. He was a photographer for the newspaper O Dia between 2005 and 2016. In 2011, he received the Award of Excellence, from the Society for News Design, in the Photography/Multiple Photos category, for the photographic project Rio em Dois Tempos. He currently collaborates with Agence France Press and The Guardian newspaper.