Dea’s Intimate 18th Birthday

December 1, 2023 / Birthday

It was one of those birthday shoot that was quick and worthwhile. The travel to this place in Carmen Cebu was all worth it. There's something about long drives that allows me to weed through the thoug...


Sofia’s Eighteenth Birthday Shoot

December 1, 2022 / Birthday

I don't get to photograph a lot of eighteen birthday sessions. Whenever I do, it is either I am friends with the mom or I met the mom somewhere. I especially enjoy the dynamics I have with a debutante...


Turning Eighteen.

March 21, 2022 / Eighteen

I seldom do pre-debut sessions but when I do, I go keen on my observation about how the young ones are today. I remember when I was in high school, I was chaperoned wherever I went. There were many pa...


Hale Manna Xai’s Eighteenth

December 7, 2021 / Special Needs Family

"Wow Xai, you are a big girl na! Happy eighteenth!" That was my first reaction when I saw her again during her eighteen birthday celebration. The first time was when I photographed her parent's wed...


18: Denise

July 5, 2018 / Eighteen

And just like that June came to an end. Denise debut session was my last for June. I've been in an editing cave. Trying my best to cut  the waiting time I give my clients. Because I am sure they want ...


Eighteen: Jade

November 26, 2017 / Eighteen

There's something about turning eighteen. Debuts are well celebrated nowadays.  Production as big as weddings and sometimes, even more!  It amazes me how different it is now.  When I turned eightee...



July 31, 2017 / Birthday

The light was my biggest challenge when we did Shaia’s morning session. The sun during the first set was so up there. The dead car cemetery set would’ve been the bomb if only we did the shoot in the a...


18: Herdreth

July 15, 2017 / Birthday

I remember asking myself what were the things that consumed me when I turned eighteen? It was much simpler back then. My friends and I had sleepovers and long hours of chitchat over the phone. Boys...