Kyoto with Kids

The first and last time I was in Kyoto was 10 years ago and I wasn’t married or had kids yet. And that trip was so different to this trip for many reasons from accommodations (I stayed in a ryokan 10 years ago and I can’t do that anymore!), to places to go (they have … Continue reading

A Ride Through Ho Chi Minh City

My article and photos of our recent Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam trip was published in Metro Home & Entertaining Magazine. So happy to see some of my travel photos in the magazine and get to write about it too.   A Ride Through Ho Chi Minh City Text and Photography: Jar Concengco I’ve never ridden a motorcycle … Continue reading

My Leica SL Story and Photos in the latest Vault Magazine

It took me awhile to find a copy of Vault. I visited about 4 National Bookstores before I found a copy (it has been on the stands since December). So make sure you grab a copy if you find one! These are going, going, gone. I was thrilled to see the photos I took in … Continue reading

Metro Society – Viva La Vie Boheme

My first assignment with Metro Society was such a high: an intimate dinner prepared by chef Victor Magsaysay at designer Eric Paras’ home. You couldn’t expect any less from Eric Paras’ home: Food would be served on these plates that are about a thousand years old! They were found in a sunken ship. Now, that’s … Continue reading

Metro Home & Entertaining: Casa San Miguel

It’s 2016! Happy new year! I wanted to start my year by posting a shoot I enjoyed a lot in the later part of 2015. Metro Home & Entertaining Magazine started producing a section called Nesting that I love reading and (when given the opportunity) photographing. Managing Editor Anna Rosete is passionate about producing this … Continue reading