Michael Lima as photographer has been immersed in visual arts ever since his childhood. At the age of seven, he used to play with the focus of the camera in order to capture simple scenes of his day-by-day life. With his grandfather’s Olympus 35sp in his hands, he discovered a blooming passion. His family, always supportive, became fascinated by the subtle and creative interest reveled by the little boy. Soon they honored him with the title of “Lima Family official photographer”. That was the beginning of the gift, which he was soon to discover.
Michael kick-started when he was invited by a couple of friends to photograph their wedding day, simultaneously he founded with other two partners the collective “Tríade Imagem”, in which he would live different artistic experiences. With extremely professional people, his name started to be recognized by his peers of the same field. A time later, though, his deep belief in his intimacy with photography has made him decide to pursue a solo career.
His connection with the world reveals an artist with a warm and serene soul. His work displays all the essence hidden behind the lenses. There is no rule that can limit him, neither a single style that can define him. With a touching and surprising sensibility, he can be considered a memorable photographer. He is imaginative, inspiring and bold.
He shows the best about himself, the culture and the world around him in his work. His background of Law, Philosophy and Theology has given him a great intuition on feeling the interests and wishes of his clients, making them easily react to his careful way of portraying and the passion of his ideas.