Monthly Archives: September 2010

Today I had a shoot for Seventeen Magazine. It is not just any shoot; it is for their PROM SPECIAL. Hahaha. I am laughing hard at this point. Can you imagine me, still being booked for prom shoots just because I look like a teeny bopper?!

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I have never been so dependent on a gadget in my entire life. Actually, I love my laptop to death but I am not as dependent on my laptop as I am on my blackberry phone. When I was modeling in Asia, all I ever needed was a mobile phone,

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Last Wednesday, I had a casting for a Filipino designer who is based in California. He was in Manhattan looking for models since he was to showcase his collection at the Philippine Embassy. When my booker for the agency found out that he

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When I left the Philippines to model in New York, I have somewhat been left out of the loop when it comes to Manila’s modeling industry. I am unaware of the latest news in fashion, new trends and most especially, my model friends.

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When I arrived here in New York, one of the very first jobs I did was a campaign for Avon Cosmetics. I shot it sometime in April and the catalogue was just released last August. It was a two-day shoot and there were four models of different

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It’s that time of the year again. Nope, it’s not Christmas, wish it was, but it’s equally exciting. It’s none other than New York Fashion Week. Spring/Summer 2011 opened yesterday at the Lincoln Center located at the West Side. It’s an 8-day event

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The skin is the largest organ of our body. So it just follows that we need to take care of our skin. Your overall skin health is affected by several factors: sun exposure, smoking, drinking, stress, pollution and lifestyle. Good nutrition plays

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I was shooting for my web TV the other day in the High Line Elevated Park in Manhattan. This park is extremely cool. I haven’t seen anything quite like it. It was previously a rail track for public trains during the 1930s. No trains have run in

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If yesterday I felt that I was in China, today I am in Japan. Today I had a shoot for a Japanese client. It is for a hair ad that would be launched in Japan. The entire crew is Japanese: from the photographer to hair and makeup artists to the

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