Ambassador Akinyemi Farounbi for Bravo Filipino

I had the pleasure of taking the portraits of his Excellency Akinyenmi Farounbi  and his wife Evelyn Farounbi of Nigeria. Here’s an excerpt from “Building Bridges” by Hannah Jo Uy: “It is a truly lovely country,” says Ambassador Farounbi, “filled with nice people, warm people, and very passionate people. They know how to laugh and smile; they know how to quickly recover.”…

Robert Rivera

I had the pleasure of taking the portraits of RPN9’s current president, Robert Rivera… Still one of my best shoots so far. Here’s an excerpt from an article done on him, “The Comeback Kid” by K. Antonio: “Before I became president, it was public knowledge that RPN was suffering deep financial losses,” said Robert when he remembered the first months of taking…

Elsa Payumo

Here’s an excerpt of the article on Elsa Payumo: In Pursuit of Happiness by Krystine Antonio: It was 1963. For Elsa Payumo, it was the year of her life. People were cheering, crowds were lining up, and heads were peering just to get a glimpse of the newly crowned Miss Caltex. It was the young elsa standing in a prim…

Jun Valenton

An excerpt from the article on Jun Valenton: On the True Meaning of Success by Hannah Jo Uy. He is the epitome of success, a particular brand that is not the result of fleeting financial accomplishments. No, the success of Jun Valenton runs much deeper and rings much truer. It is one that is reserved for those who have fulfilled…

Timmy Tan

I did my first cover for Bravo Filipino Magazine featuring Timmy Tan! He is the youngest charismatic member of the Tan dynasty of the Philippines is a successful entrepreneur and is believed to emulate the very characteristics of his father Lucio Tan (one of Asia’s richest and most influential industrialist)  exhibiting a hardworking spirit and unprecedented business flair. Here’s an…

Flight: Yolanda Shoot for a Cause

Here’s a few shots of mine which I have entitled “Flight.” These are pictures from our recently concluded Yolanda – Shoot for a held last November 24, 2013 at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center. First 2 Pics — Guia Marco Pics 3-4 — Jobi Secretario. See her other portraits here. Last 2 Pics — Angel Villaronte. See her other portraits here. Thanks again to…