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WORDS  of  THE VISUALS

Okay, just before the year ends, I realised I haven’t posted some fo the the photos I used for my senior thesis project. (If you’re interested, head on HERE to see more of my project. I also wrote about it here hehe)

Also: Shout out to Jessa, Dianne, and Patrick again for making themselves available for me to pass uni and graduate huhuhu ❤


We didn’t use any studio lights (if that wasn’t already obvious). We taped up a big cloth to the wall outside by the garage lol. I was so pressed for time that I didn’t have time to make any formal set ups. The key was improvisation and winging it the best I could. lmao



Aside from the retro theme (which was the main theme and visual of my thesis), we also took some more photos with a different styling theme, which was mostly leaning towards…90’s kinda vibe? Idk hahahaha



Honestly, I realised I haven’t really been doing that much creative shit since I graduated unlike what I thought I would’ve. And that would’ve made me feel really guilty and sad if the events/circumstances in my life right now were different. But things has really taken to a….rather busy turn-over, that my call for a hiatus now really makes sense.


Hopefully next year I can start working on new things, finally. But it’s not like I’m not doing anything now. I have some stuff in processing at the moment, and also I’ll be posting one from my previous shoot with Chelsea. But that seems to wrap up my 2018.


Sigh. 2019, please be a creative explosion.



It’s been a while since I shared a branding project (or any design project, for that matter—it’s been photography for the longest time!) here on the blog, so here’s a quick preview of one I did recently. 🙂


Patatash! is a fast food stall in Laguna, Philippines, that mostly serves fries and drinks. This is actually a business of a friend of mine who’s intending to build a small business but wanted it to have strong visual identity.


What she had in mind was something fun, vibrant, strong contrast, and preferably something with a red colour.

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My first instinct to create the fun and vibrant mood was to have bright colours that have a strong contrast to each other. Although the mood we’re going for is fun, I still wanted to keep things clean and organised. So I kept the typography and graphics clean and simple; Sans serif, and minimal line art.


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For the logo, I reinstated the “fun” aspect by jumbling the letters in different angles, while keeping the font a simple sans serif.  I also didn’t make that much orientation for the logo, thinking that it should be used as is. Although I made variations for the clearspace/aspect ratio of the whole logo.


I kept the jumbled theme along in making the graphics. I noticed the exclamation mark looked like fries, so I used that and jumbled them to different angles and places to create a pattern that looked like scattered fries.


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Anyway, that’s all I have for now. We have yet to get to the menu layout, stall design, etc. This is all very much still in its early stages, so. I’ll update this when we get to finishing it. 🙂


S/O to Patatash! for letting me write about this! 😊💞

Just sharing some portraits I took of my Ate Theresa for her birthday last September 🙂


Funny story: There was supposed to be this surprise party for her, but one thing led to another and she ended up at our house instead. So now we had the task to get her to the venue without her getting suspicious.


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