RENATA XAVIER [BR]
She studied in colleges of film and advertising, where she devoted herself to the study of photography. Started her career as a photojournalist. Worked for "O Globo" journal and for several magazines from the "Abril" and "Globo" editors. When she photographs weddings, she is always searching for emotion. She likes to tell stories through photography that are simple and usual, and that touch people. Her photos were awarded in several contests like PDN's Top Knots (4 times), Wedding Awards (2011, 2012 e 2013), WPPI, Fearless Photographers, PX3 Prix de La Photographie Paris, Inspiration Photographers. Named the photographer of the year in 2013 by "Noivas Rio de Janeiro" magazine. In 2014 she received the award for Brazil’s best wedding album by the grooms jury from Wedding Best of Fhox magazine, and was selected by the renowned Junebug Weddings to "the best of the best" list of the 50 best photographers of the world.
Together with her partner and husband Leandro Lucas, they photographed several notable weddings like Juliana Paes and Carlos Eduardo Baptista, Flávia Alessandra and Otaviano Costa, Talita and Cacá Bueno, Renata Dominguez and Edson Spinello, Latino and Rayanne Morais, Cássia Kiss and João Magro Filho, Ângela Vieira and Miguel Paiva. She participated as a spokesperson in congresses "Fotografar" and "Wedding Brasil". She taught workshops and she is currently a spokesperson for Nikon in events like "Image Brasil" and "Feira Fotografar".
She works all around the world, photographed weddings in many Brazilian states, London, Paris, Los Angeles and Cartagena (Colombia)."