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I am a Filipino portrait photographer based in the Philippines. I specializes in boudoir, glamor and nude photography. I became a professional photographer mid-2016 right after I won the grand prize of Canon’s Imagenation’s travel photography contest. Travel photography but why focus on portraits? Well what won me that contest was how I captured my subject’s expression. From then on I knew that portrait photography is my calling. So why boudoir? Why glamour? Why nudes? I attended all the free workshops by Canon and each time there is a turn for participants to take photos. I always post on groups my shots and I got lots of positive feedbacks from a boudoir group than any other group. That is where I got the resolvd to focus my photography on those 3 genre.

Project 52 – Week 8 Landscapes

My interest with photography started with the goal of capturing a scene that for me was pleasing to the eyes and must be shared with the world. Using the only camera that I had back then, a point-and-shoot camera if you have to know, I started taking photos of places I visited or passed by.

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Project 52 – Week 7 All The Small Things

Wouldn’t you want to see objects we come across everyday from a totally different perspective? Seeing a whole new world within our world. Macro photography gives us an opportunity to do just that. Continue reading Project 52 – Week 7 All The Small Things

Project 52 – Week 6 Weddings


This coming May 17, 2015 would be my third year of taking photography into another level. What started as taking photos with my iPhone 4S of people, places and things which I thought was interesting and that I wanted to share to the world through this website, I followed the advice of my high school principal and got myself my first DSLR, Canon EOS 600D that came with a EFS 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens, and the rest as they say is history. Continue reading Project 52 – Week 6 Weddings

Project 52 – Week 5 Silhouettes

One of the rules in photography is not to take a photo with the light behind the subject but there are instances when breaking that rule produces great results. Called silhouettes, it is when the main light, natural or artificial, is behind the subject. Continue reading Project 52 – Week 5 Silhouettes