Lalo de Almeida
Lalo de Almeida has worked as a photographer for Folha de S.Paulo for 25 years.
He has been working on documentary projects such as The Man and the Land, concerning traditional populations and their relation with the environment in Brazil. He has also produced short video documentaries and multimedia narratives, creating a series of internationally awarded projects such as A World of Walls, The Battle of Belo Monte, and The Climate Crisis.
In 2021, he was named the Ibero-American photographer of the year by the Poy Latam (Pictures of the Year Latam). His story Pantanal Ablaze was awarded first place in the environment category at the World Press Photo competition in 2021.