Luneta Hotel in Vault Magazine

If you’ve ever wondered about the Luneta Hotel like I have, pick up the latest issue of Vault Magazine. There’s an insightful article about it by Geolette Esguerra with some archival photos from the Lopez Museum. I was lucky enough to be tasked to photograph the hotel as it reopens its doors to the public. … Continue reading

For The Love Of The Game

Handle Bar Manila

Vault Magazine took me around to several of the most interesting Sports Bars in the Metro. I don’t really follow sports, so one thing that I did get to appreciate was the food that each establishment served (since we got to try them out!)  Check out the full feature in their latest issue. NBA Café Manila … 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

Of Filipino craft beer and Fine Tea

If you haven’t yet gotten a hold of Vault’s special issue on Premium Wines and Beverages, it’s still on the racks if I’m not mistaken. I have a couple of interesting shoots in there that I’d like to share. The Special issues of Vault are slightly bigger in size than their regular issues. And of … Continue reading

Treasures From The Italian Kitchen

Vault magazine‘s latest issue (2013 No 2) is the Italy issue. I had the wonderful opportunity to photograph the most delicious portion of the magazine (The Palate Section, of course) and followed the Vault team as they searched for the most authentic Italian dishes in the country. We got to visit 3 restaurants, one with … Continue reading