Geekology

Cosplay Photography Round Up

With summer fast approaching (if not already here), here’s a quick rundown of the cosplay images we have released this Q1, 2019: It’s only as of late when we get […]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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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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SDCC 2018: Preview Night

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SDCC 2018: Pre-Convention Adventure

Just found the time to edit this now… so here it is.. my SDCC 2018 VLOG. First of many installments. Enjoy! Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse […]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 Shoot: Supergirl and Superman

This Supergirl shoot took 7 years in the making. When I first saw Enji put on this cosplay as Supergirl… I was begging for her to come to Manila so […]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 Shoot: Psylocke

Psylocke has always been one of my favorite mutants. She’s a character I don’t mind shooting over and over in various concepts.  Maybe I’m just a sucker for sexy Asian […]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 Shoot: Yuna

The Final Fantasy series have been close to my heart since I’ve been its avid fan for years. Recreating the scenes within the game has been one of my career […]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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Ahri Cosplay Shoot

I’ve always wanted to shoot Ahri ever since I did this Smart Game X campaign with Alodia and other cosplayers. Too bad she wasn’t one of the selected characters to […]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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VLOG 1: Henry’s Photo Festival / San Miguel Shoot

Just a repost from my YouTube channel. Oh, you get to watch that from this page. In case you’re curious, the campaign is currently running now.  You would see vertical […]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 Shoot: Starfire

This cosplay shoot with Myrtle took years in the making. Not because it was hard to make, but our schedules never seemed to match up until as of late. 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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Tokyo Game Show

So yeah, the following week I find myself in Japan again. This time it’s for the Tokyo Game Show. It was one of those “research” trips I had to do […]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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Asia Pop Comic Con 2017

Here’s my photo dump of APCC 2017. I know it’s a late entry, but better late than never right? One thing that impressed me this year was the NetFlix booth. […]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 Shoot: Cindy Aurum

I haven’t played FF XV. I know. It’s a tragedy. But I am aware of the game, and watched Kingsglaive. Some good friends have played and finished it. But I will […]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 Shoot: Harley Quinn

Katie rose to 9gag fame with her cosplay shoot of Harley Quinn some time ago. So when she started working as a model in Manila (thanks to LVX Talent Management), […]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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The Photography Show: Shoot Party! (Episode 2)

So what happens when you invite photographers, creatives, make-up artists and models to a BBQ at the studio? We end up shooting! Hahahaha. Enjoy the random banter. I think 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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Cosplay Shoot: Chillin Like a Villian with Lord Drakkon

Scratch one off the bucket list! Finally got the chance to work with Chris Cantada for an editorial style cosplay shoot. It’s been awhile since I’ve shot cosplay again, so […]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 Shoot: Sailor Moon

We’ve been posting a series of Sailor Senshi images over the past few months. Given our work schedules (since our team only gets to do this in between jobs), 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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SDCC 2016 Cosplay Shoot

I know this is a super late post, but something I like to share either way. So yeah… Ever since I started going to San Diego Comic Con (as far […]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: Harley Quinn Cosplay Shoot

Production Credits Make-up: Ara Fernando Styling: Hannah Kim / Raffy Tesoro Production Design: Raffy Tesoro Model: Katie Kosova Check out my youtube channel for your regular glimpse behind the scenes! […]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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The Jinri Experience 3: Ruin Your Childhood (Behind the Scenes)

Since the cat is out of the bag, here are some never-been-published behind-the-scenes that went on in the production of the latest book. We had so much footage and images […]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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Ruin Your Childhood

This was originally inspired from a swimsuit illustration of Chun Li I saw in San Diego 2015.  I was hawking around the UDON booth trying to find a poster or […]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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Asia Pop Comic Con 2016

APCC is probably the closest to a US-based con as you could experience here in Manila. From the guest line-up down to the con floor setup, it has the vibe […]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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Final Symphony: Themes from Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy has always been one of my favorite RPG games. I was constantly playing from FF III well until XIII and XIII-2. To experience live orchestra music from the game […]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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Model Portfolio: Jinri

Got one of my favorite muses back in front of the camera. I just love experimenting shots with Jinri since she’s game with almost anything. This session, we wrapped up […]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: Mimai

As much as possible I shoot with natural light when there is a lot of it in a venue.  This house has been one of my favorite go-to places of […]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: Christina

We met Christina through her cousin who happened to be one of our regular go-to models back in the day. She joined Miss Scotland last 2015, and is currently 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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Shooting Cosplay: A Creative Journey

The Creative Frustration Shooting cosplay came from two polar creative fronts: my frustration of illustrating and love of photography. Back in high school, I was one of those doodling kids who […]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: Anthea (Pin-up Series)

Pin-up has always been a timeless genre for me. It’s something I would come back again and again, never getting tired of making new pieces with it. My inspirations for […]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: Bianca

My shoots with Bianca have spanned almost seven years now, and I just never get tired working with her. She always exudes this particularly awkward yet hipster class in all […]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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Rikku Re-Issued

When we found out Monika Lee was guesting during this year’s APCC, I just had to request for her to bring Yuna (Final Fantasy X-2) as part of her costume […]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: Chelsea

Chelsea is one of our regulars in our test shoots. It always a pleasure to have her in front of the lens every time. So whenever we just wanna play […]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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Asia POP Comic Con: A Late Post

I think I’m one of the last ones to blog about APCC. Better late than never right? Schedules have been crazy so I couldn’t find the time to sit down and […]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 Shoot Breakdown: Mikasa Ackerman (Attack on Titan)

Without further ado, here’s our Attack on Titan cosplay shoot work flow and process. This was similar with Gogo Tomago since it was shot in the same session. Production Credits […]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: Asian Fusion Mash-up (Jinri / Chelsea / Cherry / Mayumi)

It all started with this peg Jinri showed us prior to her scheduled shoot that got the ball rolling into this series of Asian mash-ups. In a sense, I would […]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 Shoot Breakdown: Gogo Tomago (Big Hero 6)

As promised over at my original FB post, here’s how we came up with our Gogo Tomago cosplay image.  While doing our research on Gogo, we stumbled up a peg […]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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Geekology 2.0 Book Signing @ The Philippine Literary Festival

Shameless plug by yours truly. It’s an honor to participate in the Philippine Literary Festival in any way this year. Would be doing a quick book signing for our Geekology […]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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Creativity Exercises #4: Mixed Feelings

Music has been a vital component in our humanity ever since man began to make mating calls or would bangs things together to form a beat. Songs have made a […]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 2015 Photo Dump

I know I’m a month late in writing anything related to Comic-Con, so I’m just going to leave this here. Better late than pregnant? Whut?! I did write an article […]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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Creativity Exercises #1: The Best Day Ever

Personal Note: Creative training with Raffy is like going through an eye of a needle. I would consider the dude my sparring partner in brainstorming for most of the concepts, cosplay […]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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Geekology 2.0: Analysis of Archetypes

Author’s Note: Hindsight is always 20/20. There’s always something you’d end up skipping when you write things the first time around. So if you happen to purchase the 2nd book […]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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Creativity Exercises #3: Missing Senses

People with their five (5) nominal senses functioning normally take them for granted. For this exercise, I imagined what if we put ourselves into the situation of people with disabilities? […]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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Sailor Scout Pin-up: A Concept Analysis

Our Sailor Moon x Pin-up girls series have been on-going for quite awhile now, but I just thought of spending time and writing how the concept was created before 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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Creativity Exercises #2: Genres

Personal Note: I never realized I’ve jotted down several of these techniques a few years back. Had I remembered any sooner, they would’ve made it in Geekology 2.0.This one 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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Geekology 2.0: Techniques in Cosplay Photography

I’ve been giving my talks on cosplay photography (thanks to Canon and Phottix) for quite some time, and as a way for me to keep record on what 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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Model Portfolio: Gabe

The awesome part with working in Penthouse Studio is the availability of various lighting scenarios inside and outside the actual shooting area. The sun was out so I took this […]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: High Tide at Midnight – A Fan Review

I recently got my own complimentary copy of Trese 6: High Tide at Midnight recently when dropped by Budjette’s office in BGC.  I’m a huge fan of Trese. This 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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Canon 7D Mark 2: A Review / Pin-up Girl Lighting Tutorial

Canon recently lent me one of their pre-production models for the 7D Mark 2. Heard so much rave reviews from other sources online, so getting to hold one was quite […]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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Jean Grey – A Charity Cosplay Print Sale

Production Credits Make-up: Bambbi Fuentes Styling: Hannah Kim Costume Production: Badj Genato Art Direction: Bob Cruz / Joe Dy CG Imaging: Riot Inc. Digital Imaging: Ghani Madueno Riding on 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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Inspiration and Connection

As part of my blog revival, I drudged up some draft entries and thought of finishing them. We wanted to pay homage to particular pop-culture icons, based on popular images […]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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Emma Frost: A Concept Revisit

There are some characters that deserve revisits on a regular basis. Our first Emma Frost shoot was one of my favorites. It was a shot which hardly had any post […]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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I’m Going Japanese (My somewhat 1st time experience in Tokyo)

Last time I’ve been to Japan was 11 years old. When you do the math, that’s about 2 decades back. I can hardly remember shit (except for those bright lights […]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 for a Cause: Typhoon Yolanda

Our awesome cosplayer friends from the US, Yaya and Riki are helping out by releasing a limited edition print of our Black Cat – Cat Woman. All proceeds are donated […]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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Cosplay Photography Tutorial: X-Force Psylocke

This is the 3rd time we’ve shot a Psylocke cosplay, and somehow there’s always something we learned on each attempt. 3rd’s a charm, and this time it’s Linda Le, a […]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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Singapore and ICDS 2013

It’s an honor being invited once again to guest for the International Cosplay Day celebrations in Singapore. Each year the events grows bigger, and I hope this continues on. A […]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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Geekology @ The International Cosplay Day Singapore

Our cosplay photography book Geekology 101 finds its way to Singapore this year through the International Cosplay Day celebrations this August 25 in the *SCAPE Warehouse! There would be limited […]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 Adventures Day 0: Cosplay Shoot!

Of course, one of the main reasons why I went to the San Diego Comic Con is to work with cosplayers for Geekology 2. I had the honor of shooting […]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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Cosplay Shoot: Sailor Mars

This version of Sailor Mars is an experiment of sorts. To be honest, I wasn’t really sure of what I was doing half the time. I want to make a […]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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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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International Cosplay Day Singapore 2013

I am honored to be a comeback guest for this year. Would be showcasing the latest cosplay shoot projects we’ve done so far. Hence, I’ve been rushing some of 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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Jubilee, the final image

Some time ago I posted behind the scenes from our Jubilee cosplay shoot.  Well, here’s the final product. This was combination of several images and empty background options. Ryder thought […]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 Photography Tutorial with Jay Tablante

And this is it folks! As debuted in DPP 7, the full tutorial video for Vanille cosplay photography shoot. For more technical details, I posted an earlier entry about this […]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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Cosplay Photoshoot Tutorial: Vanille (a Phottix teaser)

Here’s a sneak peek on what you’d see this coming Saturday during the DPP 7 anniversary block party. Get a copy of the full video when you visit the Phottix […]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 Shoot Tutorial: Vanille

Make-up: Ara Fernando / Styling and Costume Production: Jessica Ouano / Art Direction: Jay Tablante / CG Imaging: 429 Studios / Digital Imaging: Ryder Aquino / Model: Jessica Ouano / […]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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Creative Exercise #4: Mixed Feelings

Music has been a vital component in our humanity ever since man began to make mating calls or would bangs things together to form a beat. Songs have made a […]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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Creative Exercise #3: Missing Senses

People with their five (5) nominal senses functioning normally take them for granted. For this exercise, I imagined what if we put ourselves into the situation of people with disabilities? […]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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Creative Exercise #2: Genre Exercise

This one I formulated for the workshops I did in Fully Booked back in 2009. The full version of the exercise / game involves a rubber ball and a box […]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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Creative Exercise #1: Best Day Ever

I would have to thank my former boss in JWT Manila (Dindo Magallanes) who originally thought of this exercise.Creative training with Raffy is like going through an eye of a […]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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