Visionary artist, provocateur, and unmistakable anti-hero
Professional photographer Luis Ongpin born and raised and based in Seattle began shooting photographs in 2006, after apprenticing under top local photographers, he cultivated his own unique body of work. He has a great team of hair and makeup artists to deliver the top quality images his clients seek.
Producing magazine-quality images with eye-catching results, it's no surprise he is the #1 choice for many when they seek a professional model/headshot photographer.
Spending a great deal of time with his subjects before shooting, he is able to capture something intimate and revealing in those he photographs,
Drawing upon other influential photographers, he brings a sense of beauty and intimacy in his photography without ever being exploitative
Although he has shot everything from weddings to nightclubs, it will always be portraiture that continues to his first passion.
Luis Ongpin Studio is situated in a large private loft in the center of downtown seattle. The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable.
Luis photographs people. actors,models,musicians writers,corporate portraits,weddings,advertising and events.
The vibe is loose with an emphasis on capturing honest, candid moments almost always with a sense of humor. He shoots mostly in his studio in downtown Seattle , but also travels on location around the world.