Valerie Bariou

It’s been a while since I last shot with friend and makeup artist Janina Dizon. So when we got the chance to we took advantage of our willing and gorgeous model, Valerie Bariou to have some fun! Scroll down and you’ll see what I’m talking about. All photos were shot using my trusty Nikon and …

Look Book: Patty Ang 2015

All shot in a beautiful home somewhere in Makati, designer Patty Ang puts her 2015 collection, which now includes swimwear on display in these Look Book photos. Photos by your truly. Makeup by Xeng Zulueta. Hair by Cats Del Rosario. Styling by Cat Arambulo-Antonio. All shot with Nikon and Bowens lights.

Miss Philippines Earth Air 2015

I just had to put that title for the newest Beauty Queen in town, Miss Philippines Earth Air 2015 Channel Olive Thomas. Posting photos from our shoot for Tokyo Posh Hair Extensions with Xeng Zulueta (makeup), taken at Penthouse Studio. Here’s a little extra.

Shanna

We were going for a common look across all layout options for our Styleweekend (of Manila Bulletin) assignment this gorgeous gal, Shanna Retuya. Needless to say, we got exactly what we wanted, on white. Xeng Zulueta did makeup. Hair by Donald Lapez. Styling by the #TeamYensei duo of YenYen Navalta and Dansei Kun. All shot …

5-Bedroom House for Sale

Taking a break from the usual stuff I post here on my site to make way for this beautiful brand new house project my wife and I are selling. The house is located in Multinational Village, Paranaque which is accessible via the SLEX service road (through the C5 Extension-Merville-Moonwalk route), Sucat Road and Bicutan (Dona …

Lisa

Posting my first video here, ever! Hooray! I produced and co-creative directed this for a campaign pitch a few months back with a cool cast of friends. Modelled by Asdis Lisa (from Iceland!) Directed by Paolo Ruiz Makeup by Xeng Zulueta Styling by Kristine Toribio Creative Direction by Raffy Tesoro and your truly. Shot with …

XY

Shot this set of XY earlier this year at the surf town of Baler, Aurora for TheLuxeResort.com with Xeng Zulueta (makeup and styling), Dix Perez (video), and Gabe Naguiat (behind the scenes video). Captured with a Nikon D750 with mother nature doing the rest, except for one set where I used the iPhone flashlight to …

Belle

Worked this set of Belle for Manila Bulletin’s Styleweekend Magazine late last year with Xeng Zulueta (makeup) and Felicity Son (hair). Now that the issue has been out for a few months I can now share the rest of the photos we did. All shot with Nikon and one Bowens light head at Penthouse Studio. …

Danita Paner

Originally planned as a test shoot, this set of Danita Paner landed on Manila Bulletin’s Styleweekend Magazine a few months back. Done at the studio late last year with Xeng Zulueta for hair and makeup, and Team YenSei (Yen Yen Navalta and Dansei Manalo). Shot with the Nikon D700 combined with Bowens heads. Except for …

AG

Got to shoot this Italian-Filipina stunner late last year with Janina Dizon (makeup), Patrice Dayanghirang (hair) and John Rufo (styling) using my then brand new Nikon D750 and Bowens strobes. While I was admittedly figuring out how to go about some of the settings of the camera, I was very pleased with the output the …