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Get ready with this photographer and creative director who was quarantined in Palawan

Jun 02, 2020 - 10:45 AM

What’s it like to spend the last 60 days at Coron Island? Terence Angsioco has the answer.


We let a photographer test out Huawei’s most powerful camera to date

Dec 05, 2019 - 6:11 PM

Achieve your feed goals and stand out from the rest with Huawei Mate 30 Pro

Jason Magbanua dismisses viral post: 'Fabricated persona, fabricated story'

Oct 18, 2019 - 4:53 PM

The wedding videographer breaks his silence over allegations that he slept with a client's bridesmaid in 2015 and fathered her child

LOOK: Dior taps Filipino photographer Hannah Reyes Morales for Paris Fashion Week

Oct 01, 2019 - 11:31 AM

Hannah Reyes Morales 'immortalizes' the Dior Spring-Summer 2020 collection by Maria Grazia Chiuri

Robert Frank, photography titan, dies at 94

Sep 10, 2019 - 10:16 PM

The photographer is known for his landmark book 'The Americans'

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 17, a person looks at rare Robert Frank photographs from his book - Robert Frank, a pioneering documentary photographer whose raw style placed him among the 20th century's greats, has died, according to The New York Times on September 10, 2019. He was 94 years old. The Swiss-born photographer rose to fame with the publication of his landmark 1958 book "The Americans," an unflinching look at US society that proved hugely influential. (Photo by Bryan Thomas / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION

Filipino photographers sell prints to raise funds for Batanes

Jul 29, 2019 - 6:47 PM

All proceeds from the sale will be given to families in Itbayat who have been affected by the twin earthquakes

This handout picture taken and received on July 27, 2019 courtesy of Dominic De Sagon Asa shows the damage to the Sta Maria de Mayan Church after a pair of strong earthquakes of magnitude 5.4 and 5.9 struck the region within hours of each other, in Itbayat on Batanes island. Photo by Dominic De Sagon Asa/AFP

This young Filipino photographer's photos explore solitude in a crowd

Apr 02, 2019 - 7:39 AM

Basilio Sepe's first solo exhibit runs at the Oarhouse Pub until May 4

Image courtesy of Basilio Sepe

Manang Nena Masferre dies at 94

Feb 16, 2019 - 11:51 AM

Sagada's Nena Bansiong Ogues was widely known as the wife of Filipino-Catalan Eduardo Masferre, regarded as the Father of Philippine photography

MANANG NENA. Nena Masferre subathes at the doorway of Masferre Photographs in Sagada, Mountain Province. Photo by Frank Cimatu

Born in Film: A photo exhibit by Franz Lopez

Nov 29, 2018 - 11:08 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The man behind Born in Film is Franz Lopez, a photographer and artist who aims to help revive the traditional art form of film photography

Outrage after bloody day for Afghan journalists

May 01, 2018 - 5:22 PM

A double suicide blast in Kabul left 25 people dead including AFP photographer Shah Marai and 8 other journalists, while a BBC reporter was killed in a separate attack

BURIAL. Prayers are said before the burial of Agence France Presse (AFP) Afghanistan Chief Photographer Shah Marai Faizi in Gul Dara, Kabul on April 30, 2018, after his death in the second of two bombings that occurred in the Afghan capital. Photo by Andrew Quilty /pool/AFP

The disappearing jobs of yesterday

May 01, 2018 - 4:47 PM

AFP speaks to men and women around the globe whose jobs are becoming increasingly rare, particularly as technology transforms societies

When hope is gone – AFP's Shah Marai in his own words

Apr 30, 2018 - 5:46 PM

Agence France-Presse's chief photographer in Kabul, Shah Marai, was among the journalists killed in twin suicide blasts in the Afghan capital. One tribute to his commitment comes in his own words: an essay from 2016 that he wrote for the AFP Correspondent blog that also reveals his loss of hope for Afghanistan.

KILLED IN ACTION. In this file photo taken on April 17, 2012 Agence France-Presse (AFP) photographer Shah Marai (center) embraces colleagues Massoud Hossaini (left) and Lawrence Bartlett, after Hossain had won the Pulitzer Prize, at the AFP office in Kabul. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP

Millennial Man: Andrei Suleik is more than just JaDine’s photographer

Apr 17, 2018 - 8:16 PM

The young photographer has come a long way in only 3 years

ANDREI SULEIK. The young portrait photographer is making waves in the industry. All photos courtesy of Andrei Suleik/

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Sep 12, 2017 - 9:04 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Justin Bieber hits photographer with car – police

Jul 28, 2017 - 10:30 AM

The photographer suffers minor injuries after the accident

(FILES) This file photo taken on December 02, 2016 shows Singer Justin Bieber performing onstage during 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2016 presented by Capital One at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California Justin Bieber left a photographer with minor injuries after accidentally striking him with his vehicle near Los Angeles, police said Thursday. / AFP PHOTO / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / KEVIN WINTER

A photographer's take on the Sony Xperia XZ

Dec 13, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Does the camera on Sony s flagship live up to its promise? To find out we have a talented lensman play around with the device for a month

WATCH: Ed Sheeran surprises to 9-year-old fan in hospital with mini concert

Nov 17, 2016 - 7:12 PM

9 year old Melody who has spent most of her life in the hospital meets her Prince Charming – and he sings Photograph and Thinking Out Loud for her too

ED SHEERAN. Ed surprises 9-year-old Melody at the hospital. Screengrab from Facebook/Melodyinmind

Workshop grant for young Indonesian photographers

Jun 28, 2016 - 8:15 PM

The grants will provide the recipient with 500 to help cover a return flight from Indonesia to Siem Reap food expenses and local transport cost incurred during the workshop

LFI. Leica Fotografie International, a magazine on current issues and the latest on Leica will be available 8 times a year. Photo by A.g. De Mesa/Rappler

Grant for the 12th Angkor Photo Workshop available

Jun 27, 2016 - 3:13 PM

The grant recipient will also get a one year mentorship with any Angkor alumnus photographer from the Philippines and have his or her work featured on Invisible Photographer Asia

Meet Rene Lumawag, Duterte's 'Shutterbug'

Jun 26, 2016 - 10:00 AM

For 25 years photojournalist Rene Lumawag documents the political career of Rodrigo Duterte

'SHUTTERBUG.' Rene Lumawag has been photographing Rodrigo Duterte since 1986. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

LOOK: Talented 6-year-old's stunning Nat Geo photos

Jun 04, 2016 - 8:25 PM

Hawkeye Huey first picked up a camera when he was 4 Now this kindergartener has been published by National Geographic and has just released a book

HAWKEYE HUEY. This 6-year-old is the youngest photographer featured in 'National Geographic.' Screengrab from Instagram/hawkeyehuey

Book takes girl's story from Quiapo to Makati gallery

Apr 26, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Those in the know see Quiapo in a different light: as a haven for strong hearted hardworking individuals tenaciously trying to overcome life’s obstacles for their dreams

Luwalhati: UP organizations to unveil joint photo exhibit

Apr 16, 2016 - 9:34 PM

[PRESS RELEASE] UP PhotoS Shoot UP Manila and UP OPTICS will showcase photographs taken by young photography enthusiasts and aspiring photographers The exhibit will run from April 18 to May 6 2016

Martial law helped define me as a photographer

Feb 25, 2016 - 10:00 PM

The training I learned in confronting authorities with or without a camera during martial law are valuable lessons I used later in my investigative photojournalism work

Exhibit features 70 years of Philippine-Australian relations in photographs

Nov 16, 2015 - 12:22 PM

A photographic exhibition shows the history of Philippine Australian relations

Grant to support Asian photographers launched

Jun 05, 2015 - 6:19 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Emerging Asian Photography Grant offers US 5 000 along with a solo gallery exhibition in Nottingham UK

Lee Kuan Yew and his Filipino photographer

Mar 23, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Before his Cabinet and visiting state leaders Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew referred to George Gascon as my photographer

Film, photography: Not just a man’s game

Mar 22, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Documentary photographer and filmmaker Nana Buxani shares her work and her passions in a field dominated by men – and the key lessons she learned along the way

Exhibit showcases works of women photographers

Mar 13, 2015 - 1:52 PM

The exhibit entitled Talâ ng Tala opens on March 14 and will run until April 15 at the Oarhouse Pub of Manila

OFW in Hong Kong gets NYU scholarship

Jan 23, 2015 - 8:32 PM

All dreams are valid says OFW turned photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani after learning she s one of 7 Human Rights Fellows of Magnum Foundation

MIGRANT WORKERS. Xyza Cruz Bacani depicts the life of migrant workers in Hong Kong in photographs. Screenshot from Magnum Foundation website

Bedu Saini: Pemotret kedahsyatan tsunami Aceh 2004

Dec 06, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Insting fotografer Bedu Saini bertarung antara mengabadikan momen tsunami atau bersama keluarga

Fotografer senior harian Serambi Indonesia, Bedu Saini, duduk di antara foto warga yang sedang berlari menyelamatkan diri ketika terjadi tsunami di Banda Aceh pada 26 Desember 2004 (kiri) dan sepasang warga Aceh yang melaksanakan pernikahan di Kapal PLTD Apung, kapal seberat 2.600 ton yang diseret tsunami sejauh 5 kilometer ke pemukiman penduduk dari pantai, pada 18 November 2014. Foto oleh Nurdin Hasan/Rappler

Termakan rekayasa fotografi Agan Harahap

Oct 24, 2014 - 4:05 PM

Agan Harahap ahli rekayasa fotografi senang jika karyanya bisa menghibur masyarakat dan ‘menyerang’ pejabat publik

Agan Harahap, ahli rekayasa fotografi, senang jika karyanya bisa menghibur masyarakat dan ‘menyerang’ pejabat publik. Foto oleh @aganharahap/Instagram

Tech show host loses camera, gains a friend

Aug 08, 2014 - 5:46 PM

How Facebook helped a camera reunite with its owner

German AP photographer shot dead in Afghanistan

Apr 05, 2014 - 12:03 AM

Anja Niedringhaus is the third journalist working for international media to be killed in Afghanistan during the election campaign

JOURNALIST KILLED. A file picture taken on April 5, 2003 shows AP Photographer Anja Niedringhaus who was killed on April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while she was sitting in her car with a colleague in eastern Afghanistan. File AFP photo/HO

BOC to probe customs police in Cebu football brawl

Mar 21, 2014 - 6:43 PM

Enrico Mongaya a customs police was caught in photos stabbing the neck of a teenage football player but says he was only breaking up the fight

Screenshot from the SunStar Facebook Page

Abu Sayyaf member arrested on Christmas Day

Dec 26, 2013 - 1:00 PM

PNP spokesperson Reuben Theodore Sindac says the member is still under custodial debriefing

BEFORE THE KIDNAP. The two abducted Europeans shown here in an undated photo. File photo from PNP Tawi-Tawi

Korean holographic artist Juyong Lee in Manila

Nov 09, 2013 - 2:31 PM

In his Philippine exhibit Lee focuses on themes that involve the relationship of objects time and nature to memory

HAPPY WITH THE FILIPINO RECEPTION. For Juyong Lee, 3D should be the status quo. Photo by Victoria Herrera

Google+ gets photo editing via SnapSeed

Sep 12, 2013 - 4:43 PM

Google gains the ability to edit photos on the Chrome browser

PHOTO EDITING. Google+ gains the ability to edit photos thanks to SnapSeed. Screen shot from YouTube

Anti-stereotypes in 'Blame it on the Heat'

Jul 01, 2013 - 5:58 PM

Surrealist photographer Francesca Balaguer Mercado takes your favorite feminine stereotypes and turns them around in her first Philippine exhibit

MORE THAN THE USUAL PORTRAIT. Francesca Balaguer-Mercado styles and shoots portraits with a character twist. All photos courtesy of Francesca Balaguer-Mercado

Photographers stage protest on Independence Day

Jun 12, 2013 - 2:00 PM

Filipino photographers staged a planking protest in Luneta on Independence Day asserting their freedom to shoot in public places

George Tapan: Master travel photographer

May 23, 2013 - 7:00 PM

Multi awarded photographer George Tapan reveals tips for budding travel photographers


Ulrike Ottinger at the Yuchengco Museum

Apr 20, 2013 - 11:14 AM

The works of German filmmaker and photographer Ulrike Ottinger are on exhibit in the Yuchengco Museum

HER VISION. German filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger is known for her non-linear story-telling and compelling cinematography. Photo from

Sean Armenta: Behind the fashion lens

Mar 17, 2013 - 3:59 PM

Meet the photographer of Top Model Philippines

MODEL, PHOTOGRAPHER, JUDGE. Sean Armenta is ready for this next adventure. Photo courtesy of Sean Armenta

Justin Bieber offers prayers for killed photographer

Jan 02, 2013 - 11:16 PM

Justin Bieber offers prayers for a photographer killed while trying to snap a photo of his Ferrari

Becoming the next Sarah Jane Salazar

Nov 10, 2012 - 11:21 AM

4 years after AIDS advocate Wanggo Gallaga came out with his condition he is still trying to enlighten people on the often taboo topic of AIDS and HIV

HIV POSTER BOY. Wanggo Gallaga in his Project Headshot Clinic 'Aware' portait from 2008. Image from Facebook

Heroes in Jay Tablante’s 'Geekology101'

Oct 29, 2012 - 7:34 AM

Lensman and uber geek Jay Tablante releases the first Pinoy photo book celebrating cosplay

JAY TABLANTE's DARK PHOENIX. All images courtesy of Jay Tablante

SPOTTED: Fashionistas at JC Buendia's glam 25th

Aug 29, 2012 - 10:44 AM

Friends family and long time supporters converged to Marriott Hotel to celebrate the designer s 25th year in the industry

MODEL KELLY MISA AT JC Buendia's 25th. Photo by Shaira Luna

Rare Pitta thriving in Mt Banahaw

Jun 25, 2012 - 10:14 AM

The rare Whiskered Pitta thrives in Mt Banahaw

Justin Bieber accused of hitting photog

May 28, 2012 - 1:37 PM

Justin Bieber is accused of battery after being involved in an altercation with a photographer

Media groups to Inquirer: Apologize for 'bigoted' caption

May 10, 2012 - 10:52 AM

A media group chides the Inquirer for its blatantly bigoted caption