Ricardo Maio is a photographer. He first came into contact with this profession through the writer Roberto Freire in the photo agency Econews, founded by the photographers Peter Feibert, Walter Firmo, Luiz Garrido and Ana Lontra Jobim.
He has a degree in Filmaking by the University of Estácio de Sá and a postgraduate program in Photograph by the University Cándido Mendes. He has worked in the National Archives and the Modern Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro.
In 2004, he publishes his first photography book with the publishing agency Clio, “Pão de Açucar, a marca do Río“ and texts from Nilza Rezende.
Currently, he resides in Barcelona and works in different fields, photography, cinema and video editing, at both companies and Institutions in Brazil and Spain. He also develops projects in infography, 3D and aerial photography with drones.