Random Musings

Smart Students in the Movies

For all you movie buffs, have you ever wondered how does your favorite movie character fare up in their respective (fictional) schools? Some movies I’m not sure if younger geeks […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Video: The Jinri Experience

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Quote of the Day (10.25.16)

Imagination is the childhood that survives.Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Movie Review (IMHO): Suicide Squad

*** BEFORE ANYTHING ELSE, THIS LITTLE OPINION PIECE OF MINE IS SPOILERS-LACED. DON’T BITCH ABOUT IT IF YOU GO ON READING. *** I’m not the type to get affected by critic’s […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Model Portfolio: Khalee

Khalee messaged me out of the blue in Facebook and asked if I was up for a test shoot. I usually schedule a particular model shoots weeks apart, but given the […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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ToyCon 2016 (A Late Post Revisit)

I know this is a very late entry for posting up event reports, but haven’t had the time to really sit down and write a decent blog entry between shoots […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell is probably one of my all-time favorite anime. During holidays or whenever I travel on long-haul flights, I always have a copy of the movies or TV […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Cosplay Image Breakdown: Chun Li

Now anybody with a simple digital camera, even a smart phone can call themselves a photographer. While the debate criteria of what makes a legit photographer rages on, the fact is […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Art Fair Philippines 2016

A tad bit late to post, but better than never right? Caught the last day of the Art Fair thanks to some friends reminding me to visit since it was […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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2013 Year in Review

I know it sounds cliche like the rest of the people posting cheesy things about the year that has gone by, but we have to admit there are a lot […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Trese Exhibit and Book Launch

Same weekend at the Canon Photomarathon: University Edition was the exhibit opening and book launch of Trese in Crucible Gallery, Megamall. Despite the traffic and what not, Raech and I […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Jim Lee is my Comic Book Hero

Jim Lee recently posted a bunch of his rejection letters back in the day when he was applying for both Marvel and DC. I was amazed that an industry icon […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Trial by Social Media

If you are reading this post, it means that a particular telco has finally paid me for a campaign I shot for them one (1) year ago. I am just […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Of Theses and Questions

There is this certain time of the year when I receive a deluge (well, that’s an exaggeration of course) of emails from students asking for an interview or to observe […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Komikon Indieket 2013

Dropped by Komikon‘s Indieket event in Unilab’s Bayanihan Center last weekend. It’s a gathering of local independent comic book creators, and fans alike celebrating homegrown artistic talent. Though not as […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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SDCC Adventure Day 0: More Shenanigans in San Diego

Since I got some time going around before the con, spent it hanging out with Pat and his friends eating out in various places in town. We checked out Slaters 50/50 in […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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SDCC Adventure Day 0: Arriving in San Diego

Left Manila around 7:30 in the morning. After several arduous flights, check points and layovers, I got into LA ahead of schedule around 9:30, of the same day since you […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Printing with Jo Avila

(Sir) Jo Avila has been more than generous in printing for me over the past year(s). Given his OC knowledge over printing methods, paper types, calibration, etc… (you name it), […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Crumpler Shang Opening

The awesome folks of Digits Trading Corporation (the local distributor of Crumpler) invited me to the opening of their latest branch in Shangri-La Mall East Wing. I’ve been an avid fan […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Gatchaman Live Action Movie

It was one of those animes I saw a kid that I never thought would garner bigger attention over the years. This came in so many names such as Gatchaman, […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Shooting Special Effects

It may be boring for a good number of people, but this just brings out the geek in me. For several days now, Carlo (our digital imager) and I have […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Inspirational People

Something I just want to put out there. This is a list of creative people (not just photographers) whom I have always looked up to and been curious at how […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Awesome Photography and Geeky Weekend

Apologies for the rather lame post title, but there’s really nothing much better to describe last weekend’s events. Spent a full Saturday giving talks and attending Free Comic Book Day, […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Behind the Scenes with Jubilee

Thanks to a nifty Canon 700D and an intern for the summer, we get  to have some behind-the-scenes images for this cosplay shoot. Our usual BTS guy Aly was out […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Industry Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Since DeviantART’s journal system is a bit archaic to use, I thought of reposting some of my old entries into this new blog, and updated the words a little bit.  […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Birdland Jazz and BBQ Nights

The few times Raech and I get to go out with her office mates, we ended up in this obscure jazz club in Makati. Why obscure? It’s in a condo […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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Vacation Bandwagon 2013

It was one of those times when Raech and I would scramble to come up with vacation plans. We never really get to think about it until the last minute. […]Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! While you’re at it, drop buy the online store and get goodies from your favorite models!

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