This test shoot is the styling concept of Vin Gracilla, one of the fashion styling student of Fashion Institute of the Philippines. Should someone ask what exactly the concept for this shoot, I leave it to Vin to answer.
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.
I had been religiously calling other model agencies for quite some time then, when I received an email response from a booker of Mecator Model Management. He willingly helped me with my model requirement for a test shoot. His Brazilian friends were already leaving for Thailand during that time so, they agreed to do the shoot just before leaving the country.
I was having hard time thinking of a concept for a shoot so I first invited to join us the hair and makeup artist. Fortunately, in spite of busy schedules, Chin Viyar gladly agreed to get onboard.
Isn’t it exciting to shoot a celebrity? We were looking at the website of Elite Models–Manila for models for the funshoot series of ShutterClique when a member of our leadership team suggested that we get Valeen Montenegro, a celebrity
For those who are following the progress of my career in fashion photography you might observe that majority of the shoot that I've done and produced does not focus on a single concept. My obvious reason is that I'm still building my portfolio and I'm also helping others
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...
A respected photographer in the fashion industry once said that the fashion trend from the past tends to be revived a decade after or more. He goes on by showing us throughout his workshop the sample of works from the past that has been re-introduced now in the modern age.
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.
I'm sure everyone owns a pair of jeans nowadays. Classics, flared jeans, pedal pushers, oh-so-trendy skinnies - name it, and there’s a pair of jeans for every occasion, body type, or personality.