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.
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.
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... Continue Reading →
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.... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
He flips music like you flip pancakes...from Japan, pun intended. Here's a set of Bill a.k.a. DJ Japancakes shot with Anj Dargnani and Raffy Tesoro a few months back. Done with my Nikon D7000 and Bowens heads. ----
Mond Gutierez usually calls the shots. He's a TV & events host, reality show star of It Takes Gutz To Be A Gutierrez, magazine editor - among other things, and an all around nice guy who seems to put everyone in Manila, together. It was forthcoming that we finally got this shoot together, done with... Continue Reading →
Introducing Divine Lee. Just kidding. Everybody knows who this model, blogger, and host also known to be the "Becky Queen." Here's our set shot with Jake Galvez (makeup), Fidel Tango (hair), and Paulette Tecson (styling). Shot this with my Nikon D700 and a couple of 500W heads from Bowens at Penthouse Studio. FIN
Here's a set I did with Aze Sazaki with Ria Aquino (makeup), Steph Escobedo (hair) and Kaydee Yco (styling) sometime last year. After all these years, since the Embassy days, we were finally able to get our schedules down and do this shoot. I used mixed lighting for this shoot, going from a combination of... Continue Reading →