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Looks and Smells Like Teen Spirit

Looks and Smells Like Teen Spirit

How fun was this shoot? The idea was to create KPop, JPop, Harajuku Girl-inspired outfits using existing school uniforms. The challenge here was that some of these uniforms were to be returned to their rightful owners so most of them I couldn’t alter or change their silhouettes. Prepping at my work studio and getting inspiration… So, … Continue reading

A Sneak Peek? More of a Deeper Look Behind the Scenes with High Life Magazine…

A Sneak Peek? More of a Deeper Look Behind the Scenes with High Life Magazine…

It’s been awhile since I worked with this group. Last February’s Sugar Rush seems like forever already. So as soon as my schedule permitted, I grabbed the opportunity to work with this family again. I’ve been wanting to do something “architectural” lately, something High Life Magazine would be open to as they’ve always been very receptive to my ideas. Thank … Continue reading

Set Your Sights on Paradise (El Nido, Palawan)

Set Your Sights on Paradise (El Nido, Palawan)

Work takes me on yet another adventure! Staying focused has never been more difficult if your location is the world-famous El Nido, Palawan. We were surrounded by greens and blues, colors scientifically known to relax the eye. Part of the challenge was to snap out of it. Set your sights on a few of our locations, Miniloc Island … Continue reading

Watch Out for the Grid: Part 3 of 3

Watch Out for the Grid: Part 3 of 3

All set for another trip? Grid Magazine has launched and set sail! The launch party was held at Yardstick Coffee along Esteban Street in Legaspi Village, Makati. A celebration to introduce the publication and the fabulous people behind it… The winning cover… And cover model Luisa Beltran and Green Frog’s Philip Go Apostol trying to recreate the … Continue reading

Watch Out for the Grid: Part 2 of 3

Watch Out for the Grid: Part 2 of 3

It’s early morning and someone is up and all peppy at the market…. Click on an image below to view a larger version. Today is Day 2 of our shoot for Grid Magazine’s maiden issue on location in the beautiful island of Boracay. Check out Day 1’s shoot here. During a fashion shoot, there’s always someone … Continue reading

Watch Out for the Grid: Part 1 of 3

Watch Out for the Grid: Part 1 of 3

Congratulations to the entire GRID team for making their dreams a reality! FINALLY a Philippine magazine for local travelers in this amazing country. There is just so much room to explore… 7,107 islands and their objective is to take you there, focusing on “the experience and not just the destination”. I had the honor to … Continue reading

Kevyn Lettau: A Songbird’s Eye View

Kevyn Lettau: A Songbird’s Eye View

Nestled above the clouds is the feeling you get upon entering this singer/songwriter’s suite at the Solaire…. It is heartwarming that international jazz vocalist and songwriter, Kevyn Lettau, along with other popular international artists were in town last January/February for a concert to benefit the Typhoon Yolanda victims. The HEAL OUR LAND Benefit Concert was held … Continue reading

Eye Love Candy!

Eye Love Candy!

When the editorial team of High Life Magazine got in touch with me with regards to a candy-colored shoot and using actual candies as props and as a backdrop, how could I refuse? They mentioned they got sponsorship from a candy company. Hence, see for yourself the mouth-watering sour worms, sour sticks, flower marshmallows, lollipops, … Continue reading