João Martins Bastos was born in Barreiro (Portugal). From an early age, he dedicated himself to the audiovisual world, more specifically in the television area, which allowed him to travel a bit all over the world, counting with around 50 countries visited till today. He lived in Lisbon (Portugal), Madrid and Barcelona (Spain), and he is currently living in his home city, Barreiro (Portugal). He speaks Portuguese, Spanish and English fluently, and the basics of Catalan and French, enough to have an informal conversation at the bar.
With 12 years of experience in photography, he has done 3 individual exhibitions, 1 in Portugal and 2 in Spain. Although photography is just a hobby, he has his own photography studio in Barreiro, where, in addition to developing his artistic projects, he organises workshops, mainly of fine nude art, artistic aspect where he has specialised himself over the years.