Self-taught 27-year-old photographer born and based in Rio de Janeiro.
Began to take pictures at 14 years old and became a freelancer with 16, working for a street fashion blog.
He studied journalism at PUC-Rio and UniverCidade but after three years he left to work as a stringer for Reuters agency.
Landau worked for 10 years as a fashion photography before Reuters and did campaigns for Adidas and Melissa, among others. His work is focused in portraits as well.
Landau still collaborate with Reuters and now is entering for good in the photojournalism - that’s why he created this profile, in Sep/17.
He lived in São Paulo in 2010 for 18 months and worked as a journalist during this time, after doing the Curso Abril de Jornalismo (journalism course created by the biggest publisher in Latin America, Abril Company).
Won his first award at 17 years old and have already published his work in Vogue, Elle, GQ, Marie Claire, Folha de São Paulo, O Globo, The Globe and Mail, Piauí.
During the coverage of the protests in Brazil (2013), the Pope Francis in Rio (2013) and the World Cup 2014, Landau’s photographs have been published in Time, The New York Times, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, BBC, The Wall Street Journal, El País, Le Monde, Vice, among others.
Had group exhibitions in Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and Sikkim (India).