Biography of Miguel Claro
Protagonist of an article distinguished as “Best Edit” in National Geographic magazine, was also shortlisted twice, for “Astronomy Photographer of the Year” by the Royal Observatory of Greenwich, UK, and one of the winners in the “International Earth and Sky Photo Contest – 2011”.
His images have traveled the world and been published in books and in the most prestigious international magazines, such as the “world’s best-selling” Astronomy Magazine, Sky and Telescope, Astronomy Now, BBC Sky at Night, Ciel et Espace, Astronomie, and Astronomìa. In Portugal, his images have been published in different magazines, such as: Super Interessante, Visão, Fugas, Domingo, Notícias Magazine, O Mundo da Fotografia Digital, ZOOm Fotografia Prática, in many national newspapers and television stations, SIC, RTP and TVI. Dozens of images have been distinguished as Picture of the Day, Image of the Week and Lunar Photo of the Day, in prestigious international websites, such as: SPACEWEATHER, LPOD, Astronomy.com, NSF-National Science Foundation, SPACE.Com and Universe Today.
Several images of Miguel Claro have been distinguished by NASA as EPOD – Earth Science Picture of the Day, and APOD – Astronomy Picture of the Day. Various images yet been published on the website of nationalgeographic.com
Professional Contacts: Currently he is contributing with many institutions around the world, linking and promoting astronomy and photography in many different ways. Feel free to contact Miguel Claro – in english, portuguese or spanish – with your question or proposal. You can order a signed “Fine Art Print” available in many different sizes and types. If you are interested in requesting any professional information related to work, such as: a Photography Assignment, Article, Public Talk, Private/Public Photography Course or Workshop, Book, or request an interview for any Media, you are welcome to use the contact form.