Luis Ramos was born in Lisbon, Portugal.
Studied cinema at Escola Superior de Cinema, and photography in AR.CO, school of visual arts, both in Lisbon.
For many years made his career in the leading Portuguese newspapers as a photojournalist and, photo editor. Travelled in assignment all over the world and has been distinguished with different awards.
Since 2006 he is an independent photographer.
His work has been shown in Portugal, France, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Denmark. Most recently was represented at Berliner Liste with his work Insomnia and in Brussels, with his solo exhibition "Time Lapse". His project “Layers” was selected as an Editor’s Pick on Lens Culture. His last exhibition in Portugal was” Bichos, Musas e Outros Seres Extraordinários” about an ancient political prison next to Lisbon.
He also gave his contribution as an author for many books and is represented in several national collections of contemporary art.