Tokyo In Winter with Kids

We were really itching to go traveling one last time before my wife gets too far into her pregnancy to get on a plane. I was so glad that we chose to go to Japan again (we went earlier this year as well) since it’s a relatively short trip from Manila and so easy to … Continue reading

Metro Home & Entertaining: The Road Less Traveled

It’s been awhile. 🙂 Metro Home & Entertaining‘s latest issue has published my trip to Japan with my family. Please pick it up at your nearest bookstore or on Zinio.   The Road Less Traveled There is more to cherry blossom season in Japan words and photographs by jar concengco (Directory of links at the … Continue reading

Run & Learn – Bacolod

Japan Foundation has made a set of guides to southeast Asia called Run & Learn which includes a guide to The Philippines. I was fortunate enough to be asked to photograph the section for the city of Bacolod. It was my first time in the city, but I’ve heard so many great things about it. Here … Continue reading

Cure for the Kaiju

I recently photographed some really expensive and rare Japanese toys for Vault Magazine. The collector is Kim Castro who hails from San Fernando, Pampanga. One thing that I noticed when handling these toys were that they were really heavy. You don’t see that in toys these days of course. We were very careful with the … Continue reading

Behind The Scenes of Shinjuku Fashion Shoot

It’s been about a year since my shoot in Shinjuku, Japan. And wanted to share some behind the scenes I’ve dug up! Enjoy!