Born in Lisbon in 1970, Fernando worked as an architect in Macao for five years, after graduating in architecture from Lisbon’s Lusíada University in 1993.
Guerra was a pioneer in ways of photographing and portraying architecture. In 1999, he opened the studio "FG + SG", in collaboration with his brother, Sérgio Guerra, and together they have been responsible for much of the dissemination of contemporary Portuguese architecture over the last eighteen years. Over the years, the studio has collaborated with several Portuguese and international architects, such as Álvaro Siza, Zaha Hadid (UK) or Mad Architects (China).
His works are regularly published in various publications (in paper and online) both nationally and internationally.
In 2012 he was named Canon Explorer, taking on the role of representative of Canon Europe in architectural photography. In 2017 he was appointed ambassador of the same brand.
His work has been exhibited in many different countries around the world, including the MoMA MUSEUM in New York or the Belem Cultural Centre in Lisbon. He has also won several international photography awards.