Eduardo Leal is Portuguese freelance documentary photographer focusing on Latin America social issues and politics and Portuguese traditions.
He graduated in Journalism at Escola Superior de Jornalismo (ESJ) and has an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at London College of Communication.
Eduardo worked from 2009 to 2014 as consultant to The Arpad A. Busson Foundation on the Cuban in Revolution and The Struggle During the Apartheid photography collections, where he was an assistant curator for the exhibitions at ICP in New York, 2010, and at the Garage CCC in Moscow, 2011 and as an editorial and design assistant on Cuban in Revolution book, published by Hatje Cantz in 2013.
His work has been published in: Time.com, Roads & Kingdoms, Dagens Nyheter, Sydsvenskan, Svd Nyeheter, Aftonbladet, Al Jazeera America, Raw Wired, Publico, Fotografia Magazine, British Journal of Photography, Foto 8, among others.
In 2013 and 2014, he was selected as Coup de Coeur by l'Association Nationale des Iconographes at the Visa pour l'Image in Perpignan. Also in 2014, Eduardo was shortlisted for the Kuala Lumpur Photo awards.
He is based between London and somewhere in South America.