Carlos Cabral was born in Luanda, Angola, on May 25, 1956. Soon became interested in photography and won his first competition at the age of 15, He moved to Portugal to pursue his studies and graduated in Physical Education and Sports. He has been awarded several awards in Portugal. First prize of the "Alavário Fotográfico" contest in 1977, in Aveiro; in 1992 he was awarded the first and third prizes of the "Floral Games" of Felgueiras, in the modality of photography; Wins the first prize of the 1st photo contest of S. Gonçalinho in Aveiro, in 1996, and in 1997 wins the first prize in the II contest of S. Gonçalinho; in 1999 he won the first prize of the IX photo contest of the Lions Clube de Santa Joana in Aveiro and held his first solo photographic exhibition in 2000, and the second in 2014. He has several photos nominated in international competitions such as Spider Awards, Color Awards, ... including an honorable mention and a photograph exhibited at the Madrid Biennale.