Smile Magazine October 2015 – Super Bowls

  It’s finally November – my birthday month! October was a whirlwind for me: not only was I able to travel to Tacloban and to Germany for work, but my wife asked if I wanted to spend my birthday in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam! When I wrote for my contributor’s page in Smile Magazine October … Continue reading

Metro Home & Entertaining: Jim and Lydia Paredes’ Home

In the latest issue of Metro Home & Entertaining Magazine‘s Nesting feature, you’ll get a peek inside Jim and Lydia Paredes’ home in QC. Before the writer got to interview them, they mentioned to me how much work this house took to build since it was made of salvaged wood. They wanted to make a … Continue reading

Purple Yam: Home Cooked

When People Asia asked me to photograph Amy Besa of Purple Yam Malate, I smiled to myself. I knew it was going to be another insightful shoot with creative and delicious dishes like when I shot her menu for a holiday feast for Smile Magazine. True enough, it was another wonderful experience with interesting dishes like … Continue reading

People Asia’s People Of The Year Dec 2014 – Jan 2015

I had the pleasure to photograph 3 of the People Asia People Of The Year awardees. Here was their cover: Among the awardees that I was able to photograph was CEO of RCBC, Mr. Lorenzo Tan: President of St. Luke’s Medical Center, Mr. Edgardo Cortez, MD:   CEO and President of SM Prime Holdings, Mr. … Continue reading

Smile Magazine – A Holiday Feast

photography by jar concengco

A big surprise waited for me as I stepped up to Amy Besa’s ancestral home for this shoot. Smile Magazine asked me to photograph a special menu Amy Besa and her team at Purple Yam Malate came up with for the feast of all holiday feasts. And I was going to see it all happen … Continue reading