Deej and Laura!

Been photographing my friends Deej and Laura since they got together a few years ago. My pictures are from the long distance phase of their love story. In between stretches apart, they’d see each other for a few precious days. I was happy to capture some of those moments. This was from our first shoot,…

Working With Presets, Entry 2 (Ektar Emulated)

My last post on presets showed some of the results possible on VSCO 00. Today, I’m featuring emulations of two of my favorite films: Kodak Ektar100 and Kodak BW400CN. Before we go to what the emulations look like, here are a few film shots on Ektar 100 and BW400CN: Above: All Ektar 100 (1- Hannah,…

Working With Presets, Entry 1 (VSCO 00)

This is the first of five posts exploring the use of presets to enhance the storytelling power of images. In the same way that film photographers rely on proven methods of analog editing / enhancement to tell a story (manual doge and burn, push and pull developing), presets (commercial or home-made) can be useful components…

Sunset Loving

Every now and then, I take photos of friends to help them cherish the gift of time.  

Caveat Venditor: Cebu, Metro Manila, Pampanga 

Caveat Venditor features street vendors in their local contexts. Above: vendor by the Philhealth building, Cebu. Below: Taho vendor along EDSA, Metro Manila. Below: Vendor along MacArthur Highway, San Fernando Pampanga. First post of Caveat Venditor appears here.