Producing several test and fun shoots has been very fulfilling for me. Seeing the photos that I have captured and knowing that those who participated enjoyed as well, is truly rewarding.
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
I've always envisioned of shooting a high society theme so the location of my choice is the Casino Español de Manila. The exclusive club is situated in the heart of downtown Manila, a historical treasure that has been around since 1844.
COS·TUME (n) 1. A style of dress, including garments, accessories, and hairstyle, especially as characteristic of a particular country, period, or people. 2. An outfit or a disguise worn on Mardi Gras, Halloween, or similar occasions.
A spin-off from the Fashion-PRobe: Jian Lasala shoot, During sundown, since we still have time we made one more set themed "Party Breather". This was done on a veranda overlooking the Manila bay sunset. Trully amazing scene...
Is it really necessary to have a stylist on a photoshoot? I'd say YES! The stylist is responsible for building the “style.” Sounds vague isn’t it? Essentially the stylist is deciding what a model or subject wears, and HOW they wear it.
Weeks prior to the Philippine Fashion Week on May 2011 my friend Mel sought help from me to shoot his press kit for his Menswear Collection. Just a week before his first fashion week we shoot this project.
As a culminating activity of the creative portraiture workshop with Raymund Isaac, our photo club had arranged a series of funshoot to apply what the participants have learned from the workshop.
A fashionable men's clothing line has been presented during Azur Lapis Lazuli's Fall/Winter collection 2009 fashion show. It was held in The Ramp Man at Edsa Shangri-la Plaza Mandaluyong, Philippines.
I was browsing through the articles on Digital Photographer Philippines Issue #33 when I found the photography work of Jim Paredes. I'm impressed that this musician, producer, writer, television personality (best known for being one-third of the APO Hiking Society), is also doing an amazing work in the field of photography.