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Dumaguete Underwater & Travel Photo Safari - August 2014

Dumaguete Underwater & Travel Photo Safari – August 2014

After finishing the cover shoot for Cebu Pacific Smile Magazine, I wasn’t ready to stop the road trip. Since Kota Kinabalu is one of the closest airports to the Philippines, I caught an overnight flight to Manila (after hiking from 3 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mount Kinabalu). The goal was to get in a […]

Trekking Mount Kinabalu: Southeast Asia's Highest Peak

Trekking Mount Kinabalu: Southeast Asia’s Tallest Summit

At 4,035 meters (13,435 feet), Malaysia’s Mount Kinabalu is rated as the tallest summit in Southeast Asia. It’s also one of the most popular destinations to Sabah, the Malaysian state that is home to the peak. In July 2014, the creative team at Cebu Pacific’s Smile Magazine decided to feature the trek as the cover […]

Best travel photos from around the world

Travel Photography Portfolio: Capturing the Spirit of Place

One of the greatest challenges (and rewards) of a photo assignment to a new destination is how to capture the spirit of a place in just a few frames that your magazine editor will use to illustrate the story. In just a few shots, the readers need to get the feeling of the place that’s […]

Travel Portrait Photos - The Spirit of Place in Faces

Travel Portraits Portfolio: The Spirit of Place in Faces

Remember Steve McCurry’s famous portrait of the ‘Afghan girl’ on the cover of National Geographic? Her haunting expression made that photograph one of the most iconic of the 20th century. It’s also one of the best examples of how great portrait photography can capture the spirit of a place more than a conventional landscape or […]