Amazing Thailand

Just before September ended, I spent a week in Bangkok and experienced the night life, market life and diverse culture of Thailand. There is no better way to share my experiences but to show the pictures i took. Enjoy!

Managing Your Colors

If you ask a photographer 4 years ago if he calibrates his monitor, he’d give you a big question mark in his face. Color management has been an integral part of digital imaging even during it’s inception during the late 80’s. Photography, having shifted to digital as well is not exempted in this case.

color management

Although, many photographers calibrate their monitors, still the understanding of how the entire color management workflow affects the result of their actions needs more comprehension. Managing your colors is actually given attention from the very start of capturing your image up to the last part of printing it.

Here are some misnomer in the practice of color management:

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ISO And Dynamic Range


ISO800 f5.6 200mm

ISO800 f5.6 200mm

I’ve been researching about the myth that increasing your ISO will increase your dynamic range. I got interested on this technique after watching Lara Jade shooting at a rather high ISO than the usual even with a good light. She explained that she wanted to get more shadows. From that statement, I can only assume that she was referring to wider dynamic range.

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Behind The Photos: Fashion Photography, Melbourne Australia

I had a chance to insert a fashion shoot while having a vacation in Melbourne, Australia. Special thanks to Robin Power for the location in Collingwood and Jojo for the Makeup 🙂

Behind the Scenes: Prenup Carlo and Hanah

Pickup packed with coolers and crackers. Off we go to the south of Cebu passing through the never ending scenic coastal road. Century old trees on both sides of the road stretching it’s tips to meet in the middle.

Carlo and Hanah Prenup shoot road trip style. From Cebu to Dumaguete and back. Three letters spell it all. FUN!

Fashion Lighting Photography Workshop

GRP goes to Sydney, Australia. Fashion Lighting for Photography Workshop, May, 2013

Post Processing Workshop at Melbourne, Australia

Post Processing Workshop with Pinoy Photographers of Victoria.
Footscray, Melbourne Australia. May 2013

Lightroom’s Book Module

Did you know that you can make a Photobook in Lightroom?

Book Module

Book Module

I’m a fan of Photobook using iPhoto and now there’s Lightroom. It’s a good reason to encourage you to start printing your photos again. The typical 4R or 5R from photo labs lacks that impact nowadays and the solution is to make it more exciting through a Photobook. Continue reading “Lightroom’s Book Module” »

Behind the Photos: Plantation Bay Resort and Spa Project

Archiving Workflow

By default, export to Hard Drive is selected. When burning to disc, choose CD/DVD.

By default, export to Hard Drive is selected. When burning to disc, choose CD/DVD.

Photographs are priceless piece of moments. Unfortunately, unlike before, photos are printed and most often than not, they are placed on an album, today’s photos are in digital format. The album of before is now an album in facebook. One must have access to internet and a device to access the photos. Continue reading “Archiving Workflow” »