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Inside the Industry: The future of photography and travel with Sonny Thakur

Jun 15, 2020 - 6:00 AM

Photographer Sonny Thakur shows us how a travel publication like Grid Magazine works from home

Canon Philippines to hold online photography workshops on Facebook

Apr 01, 2020 - 6:24 PM

Tips and tricks from the camera maker's roster of pro photographers

CANON. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

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

Why these photographers choose this battery brand over others

Aug 22, 2019 - 3:05 PM

We asked some photographers to share with us what they look for in the batteries they prefer to use. Here’s what they have to say.

6 photography apps to spruce up your travel photos this summer

Apr 29, 2019 - 6:22 PM

These are some of the apps you might want to check out if you want to up your photography game

Street, landscape, or night photography? The Vivo V15 Pro lets you do all that

Apr 17, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The V15 Pro is now available in the Philippines

The new Vivo V15 Pro's AI Triple Camera lets you take professional photos with your smartphone

Mar 22, 2019 - 4:20 PM

This all-in-one device packs game-changing Elevating Front Camera, In-Display Fingerprint Scanning, and powerful AI Triple Camera

Upcoming Vivo smartphones’ exciting features to turn up the perfect shot

Mar 02, 2019 - 7:42 AM

Vivo has elevated the standard in smartphones a notch higher with pioneering and state-of-the-art optics technology

Photography exhibit by street children to be held at Museo Pambata

Nov 07, 2018 - 8:20 PM

The exhibit features photographs taken by street children living around Roxas Boulevard

Taking photos with the reigning Dxomark champ, the Huawei P20 Pro

Aug 09, 2018 - 4:19 PM

Will it be toppled by upcoming flagships from Samsung, Apple and Google in the final stretch of 2018?

FLASHY. The P20 Pro features one of the most striking colors, 'twilight,' seen in 2018 smartphones. All photos by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Photography and innovation with SweetEscape's David Soong

Jul 24, 2018 - 3:15 PM

What can budding photographers and entrepreneurs do to widen their horizons?

3 quick ways to up your mobile photography game

Jul 17, 2018 - 4:22 PM

Love shooting photos with your phone? Here’s how you can do it better

IN PHOTOS: Manila through Cole Sprouse's eyes

May 02, 2018 - 8:46 PM

The 'Riverdale' star captures the grit and charm of Manila

Behind the lens with Raymond Saldaña

Mar 19, 2018 - 8:01 PM

Let's get to know the man behind the portraits of today's beauty queens

With iPhone photos, priest mounts exhibit for a cause

Mar 11, 2018 - 11:31 AM

Dubbed as 'A Grey Journey,' the photo exhibit of Father Vladimir Echalas is open at Ayala Mall, Legazpi City, until March 31

IPHONE PHOTOS? Echalas poses beside one of his exhibit shots at Ayala Mall, Legazpi City. All photos by Rhaydz B Barcia/Rappler

WATCH: Capturing the colors of Binondo with the Polaroid One Step 2

Feb 10, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The Rappler Challenge continues – this time with colored film

POLAROID CHALLENGE. The instant camera is put to the test in Binondo. Rappler screenshot

Appreciate the wonders of winter at this exhibit

Feb 04, 2018 - 3:29 PM

Revel in the frost and sparkle of winter at this photography exhibit

WATCH: Landmark hunting in Binondo with the Polaroid One Step 2

Feb 03, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Rappler Challenge: This is what happens when you give a professional photographer an instant camera

PHOTO CHALLENGER. Alecs Ongcal takes the Polaroid One Step 2 for a spin around Binondo. Rappler Screenshot

What you can really do with Nokia 8’s Dual-Sight feature

Jan 31, 2018 - 11:06 AM

External lenses, collage and photo editing apps not needed!

The men and women behind 'Seeing Beyond'

Jan 21, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Seven photographers hold a photo exhibit, showing more than 'postcard-pretty pictures'

Philippines and Japan: ‘Images of a Better Tomorrow’ photo contest winners

Nov 18, 2017 - 3:31 PM

Here are the winning photographs in the competition celebrating Philippine-Japan Friendship Month by JICA. Rappler was a media partner in the contest.

‘MOTHER AND CHILD’  by Jaime S. Singlador, JICA Philippines Photography Competition 2017 grand prize winner

Journalist Jing Magsaysay holds photo exhibit in Makati

Sep 18, 2017 - 4:30 PM

The exhibit, called 'Stories of Light,' runs from September 18 to 28 in a pop-up gallery at 8 Rockwell

Photo contest on PH-Japan friendship accepting entries until September 15

Jun 27, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Press release: This the first photography contest by the Japan International Cooperation Agency mark the Japan Philippines Friendship Month in July

Rappler's 'Impunity' series photog wins Magnum Foundation grant

Mar 24, 2017 - 8:46 AM

Carlo Gabuco s project for this grant chronicles President Duterte s war on drugs as seen through the eyes of affected children

5 trik sederhana untuk menghasilkan foto makanan yang Instagram-able

Feb 20, 2017 - 2:53 PM

Gunakan pencahayaan yang lembut dan hindari background yang terlalu ramai

Angle tegak lurus bisa jadi opsi terbaik daat memotret makanan. Foto oleh Romy Palar.

Image of 'hatred of our times' wins World Press Photo award

Feb 13, 2017 - 8:21 PM

The shocking image of an off duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey wins the prestigious World Press Photo Award

Winner of the World Press Photo 2016 photographer Burhan Ozbilici (R) and Managing Director of the World Press Photo Foundation Lars Boering, speak on stage during the announcement of the World Press Photo prizes in Amsterdam, on February 13, 2017. Jeroen Jumelet/ANP/AFP

Veteran Catholic photographer Noli Yamsuan dies

Dec 10, 2016 - 6:54 PM

3rd UPDATE None among church photographers can equal him Archbishop Socrates Villegas says of the late Manuel Noli Yamsuan Jr

Living among the dead for generations

Oct 30, 2016 - 12:30 PM

For the Gerbuellas clan five generations of their family have been living at the Manila South Cemetery Every year they must vacate their home so that people can pay respects for their dead

Quiz: Which camera phone suits you?

Oct 27, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Answer our poll to reveal your camera phone preference

New Zealand, stunning bucket list destination: 18 breathtaking photos

Oct 01, 2016 - 12:07 PM

Bucket list worthy experiences in one of the most beautiful countries on earth

Woman in famous WWII kiss photo dies at 92

Sep 11, 2016 - 9:31 AM

Greta Zimmer Friedman passed away from pneumonia her son Joshua Friedman told the New York Times

WWII KISS. Dental assistant Greta Friedman was grabbed and kissed by a sailor named George Mendonsa upon learning that the World War II is over. Photo from Wikipedia

Making a case for the selfie

Aug 31, 2016 - 5:30 PM

Sometimes selfies mean more than OOTDs and obligatory daily social media updates

Feed your mind: 8 Twitter accounts to inform and entertain

Aug 03, 2016 - 4:35 PM

Looking for new accounts to liven up your feed? You might want to consider these

All these amazing photos were taken with smartphones

Jul 08, 2016 - 7:48 PM

See the winning pictures of the 2016 iPhone Photography Awards

SUNSET. Yongmei Wang took a photo of a sunset in Guilin, China, in 2015. The image won 2nd place for the sunset category. Photo by Yongmei Wang via IPPAWARDS

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

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

[LOOK] Isabel Oli shares maternity shoot photos

Mar 06, 2016 - 10:54 PM

Isabel and husband John Prats share photos of the maternity shoot from Nice Print Photography

Our 'shuttered' lives

Jan 29, 2016 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] How much are we relying on this other eye – our cameras – so we could remember our experiences?

25 powerful, romantic wedding photos

Jan 15, 2016 - 6:04 PM

Junebug Weddings releases their 2015 Best of the Best Wedding Photo Collection – 50 photos picked out from over 10 000 from all over the world

BEST WEDDING PHOTOS. Junebug Weddings holds their Best of the Best Wedding Photography Contest every year. Above is one of the 50 winners from the 2015 collection. Photo by Jordan Voth

A gift guide for techie photographers

Dec 12, 2015 - 1:46 PM

Looking for a gift for your photographer friends? Mark Vincent Villa rounds up some gift ideas that won t break the bank

Embracing the future of broadcasting at APEC 2015

Nov 15, 2015 - 9:45 PM

Rappler alpha tests Facebook s live videostreaming for news and 360 spherical executions to give our readers a different view of APEC 2015

Beyond filters: Improving your Instagram game

Nov 06, 2015 - 1:50 PM

Instagram is a beautiful place to get lost in and get inspiration from Here are top tips to improve your posts

#PugadBaboy: Dream job

Sep 09, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Dream job punchline 2

Sep 09, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Dream job punchline 3

Sep 09, 2015 - 5:00 AM

5 tips to take better travel photos with a smartphone

Sep 08, 2015 - 9:26 PM

National Geographic Young Explorer Hannah Reyes shares some of her tips and tricks for taking pictures with a smartphone when you re on the go

Screengrab from Instagram/hannahrey

Finally! Instagram supports landscape, portrait formats

Aug 28, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Looks like we no longer have to use a separate app to crop or adjust our photos

 Screengrab from Instagram

Photo exhibit: A crisis almost forgotten

Aug 23, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Nearly two years since the Zamboanga conflict ended the survival of the IDPs remains affected by crisis situation

 Photo by Veejay Villafranca/ACF Photo by Veejay Villafranca/ACF

From Laoag to Fairbanks: A Fil-Am finds roots in Alaska

Aug 17, 2015 - 6:00 PM

What I love about living in Alaska is that being different is OK

REVIEW: Leica Q First Impressions

Jul 04, 2015 - 5:58 PM

Leica unveils its new compact 24 megapixel fullframe sensor camera