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Jul 09, 2009

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About Me

(Sorry, my website is under maintenance at the moment but feel free some of my photos here).

** The Past **
I was always fascinated by two things when I was a kid: photography and the female beauty. I got my first taste of using SLR (and black and white film) back in secondary school, as an exchange student to Japan. My mentor taught me the basics: camera, developing B/W film, and even portraiture. The most important lesson he taught me, which is something that I believe up to this very day, is that "everyone has a photogenic angle".

I wanted to pursue my passion for photography back then, but unfortunately the economics of it wasn't viable at that time. I just made sure that the flames of that passion did not burn out.

More than a decade later, I picked up where I left off when I moved to Singapore. I tried other genres to get the ball rolling again. I even volunteered with Singapore Red Cross (and at that time, I was the only Filipino photographer on their roster).

Then I met two other mentors, who have great influence on my style, and they both drew me back to my first love: the female beauty. I got a chance to work with professional and amateur models from different countries and cultures: Brazilians, Russians, Canadians, Americans, British, Czechs, Australians, Chinese, Thais, Indonesians and Malays.

** The Present **
I am currently based in Singapore.

So, to all the female models out there: Let's shoot!

Interested models (including first-timers) can send me a message here, or email me at john [at] focaljam [dot] com.

** The Future **
Can't really say where this will take me. Just like with one other passion that I have: it's best to just feel it and not think about it. The fun and pleasure is in experiencing it.

As one Jedi master said, "Don't think. Feel."

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"My photoshoot with John was so fun and so nice , easy going and we made great result which im looking forward and also to our next shooting:) i can totally recommend John. goodluck;)" Read less

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"John and I had a photoshoot today, everything pre-shoot was smooth, communications and directions to his inhouse studio. from the moment I stepped in his house I felt at ease... we had a blast, it was so much fun to work with John, after our shoot we had dinner together which was a great time too.... thank you John, I see you again in april (your birthday month LOL) girls; highly recommended!!! also does workshops =)" Read less

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"Great collaboration, highly recommend photographer! :) Good communication and I love the photos we did!" Read less

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"Loved his work! The black and white photoshoot was perfect for the theme choose. Look forward to work with him again" Read less

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Credit Notes

- Angela Silverio
- Jem Milton (mm#1171444)
- Jelly Dela Cruz (mm#1704522)
- Angel Cometa (mm#1818319)
- Christine Masangya (mm #1219830)
- Rhian Reyes (mm #2347020)

- Peach Israel (mm#1598597)
- Morena Abellar (mm#1811222)