Philippine born Sydney Based Photographer with a background in arts & graphic design. Photographing fashion, beauty, underwater, commercial, events & weddings.

BTS Mandy Heng Catalogue Shoot

Fashion Catalogue Shoot for Mandy Heng Clothing line SS11/12 Behind The Scenes Video (BTS) Shot using a Canon 1DsMIII with 70-200mm L IS lens. Lighting using a Paul Buff 86″ PLM with Hyandai Ace Neos (RimeLite), Canon 580/550EX Speedlites & 60cm Foldable strobist softbox. Designer: Mandy Heng www.mandyheng.com.au Hair & Makeup: Amanda Johnson www.amandajohnson.com.au Model:…

Photo: Chris David Photography; Model: Sharna Southan, Hair & Makeup: Leisa Stephenson, 
Wardobe: Gerry Shaw

BTS Sharna Southan for Mrs Australia Shoot

Behind the Scenes video of photoshoot for Sharna Southan – Mrs Australia Finalist 2011 Model: Sharna Southan Photography: Chris David Photography www.chrisdavidphotography.com.au Hair & Makeup: Leisa Stephenson Wardobe: Gerry Shaw dresses provided by Guise Fashion Photo Assistant: Phillip Valenzuela “The World Will Break” Free Royalty Free Music by www.DanoSongs.com

Gigapixel Panoramic of El Nido, Palawan, Philippines

Appropriately a 1Gigapixel image of the town and landscape of El Nido in the Islands of Palawan in the Philippines. The image was taken on top of dark, razor sharp, limestone cliffs after a two hour climb up. The majority of boats seen in this image are used for island hopping, fishing and scuba diving…

Mandy Heng – Shooting the Red Dress

[nggallery id=8] Today’s project was shooting Mandy Heng’s Red Dress competition entry for the Fashion Forward Festival being held on Paddington 7th of May, 2010. We had Biljana Alavanja modelling the gorgeous dress with fashion designer Bojana Zjacic doing the hair & makeup for the shoot. One incomplete feature of the dress not attached during…

Boost Shoot

Mandy Heng – Boost Cup Shoot

Did a shoot at Macquarie for fashion label Mandy Heng featuring one of their stunning dresses and an oversized foam Boost cup sourced from the company. The team consisted of Mandy Heng and Bojana Zjacic from Mikayla Ja, makeup artist Joanne Candelaria and model Alexandra Pruze and myself. The shoot is part of a series relating to an “Alice in Wonderland”…

Stylish Plumes and Tsu Jong Designs Photoshoot

[nggallery id=6] Just did a catalogue shoot for Stylish Plumes and fashion label Tsu Jong Designs.  Aoife O’Connell owner of Stylish Plumes hand makes the stylish headpieces from feathers and are available in an assortment of colours and sizes.  Tsu Jong is a Sydney based boutique designer selling her creations both online and at the…

MCGA Miss Country Girl Australia National Finals

[imagebrowser id=3]Had the privilege of shooting at the Miss Country Girl Australia National Finals held on the Bella Vista Cruise Ship and boarding from King Street Wharf. Judges include Rachael Finch (Miss Universe Australia 2009), Paris Ogden (Representative of Miss Universe Australia & Cosmopolitan Model Management), Rick O’Brien (International Talent Scout), Paola Cracknell (Producer of…

Most of the time its who you know and networking matters

Something I can totally vouch for through experience is that in this industry the saying “It’s not what you know but you know that matters” holds true. There are always the exceptions but who is better to recommend you  for jobs/shoots then somebody you already know or met and whether they have seen your work before only…

New Purchases: Epson 9880 44″ Wide Printer

I have just recently acquired another large format printer – 44inch wide Epson 9880 which I’ll be running alongside my older 24inch Epson 7800. Although it’s a generation newer the differences in output quality is almost non existence especially for the majority of photos I print. Probably the main difference from my older printer is…

Mandy Heng “The Last Supper” Photoshoot

  My very first fashion shoot that came from joining networking site ModelMayhem was for the Mandy Heng label run by duo Mandy Heng and Bojana Zjacic and funnily enough first shoot through that site. Their previously booked photographer had cancelled out on them less than a week before their shoot and so Mandy found…