Food Photography: Philippines Edition

So this has been a long time coming. I said way back that I was going to post the food photos that I took when we were vacationing in the Philippines during the summer. But then – too many things happened for the past days that this has been put in the back burner forContinue reading “Food Photography: Philippines Edition”

Salve and her beautiful family (2016)

So I finally was able to go through the photos that I took of my friend, Salve, and her beautiful family. These were taken last December 2016 when they came here for a visit in Boise. And with the winter and snow as a backdrop, who could resist an impromptu family photo shoot? 😍😍😍  

Little Shanae

Who could resist those chinky eyes and chubby cheeks? 😍 I fell inlove with this little one that I had to just lie on the floor with her and take this photo 💛 Email me at if you have queries about this or if you simply want to chat. ☺️

Nifty Photos :)

These are photos that I randomly shot from the year 2006 to 2011 all using my trusty Nikon Camera (yes, my camera is that old.  I know I need to replace it but…). I don’t remember most of my settings here (although I would be able to tell if I study each photo hard enough,Continue reading “Nifty Photos :)”

Fairy (Concept Photo 2011)

I didn’t really like the set of photos that I took for this shoot. 😦  There were numerous models and I wasn’t entirely happy with the batch I took.  But this is the only photo from that shoot that I really did love.  So I will only post this one photo from that.  🙂 Model:Continue reading “Fairy (Concept Photo 2011)”

Maria (2010)

PORTFOLIO MODEL PHOTO SHOOT Beauty Shots / Close Ups Model: Maria Trinidad Cruz Photos by: Ruth Medina-Ilasco Shot using Nikon D40, F15, 1/250, ISO200 Lighting: Ruth Medina-Ilasco and Alex Pascual Make up: Kate Sagalongos Minor Post via Lightroom 2 and Photoshop CS5  

Guerin Piercy (2010)

PORTFOLIO PHOTO SHOOT Model: Guerin Piercy Photos by: Ruth Medina-Ilasco Location: Studio somewhere at Winnetka, CA Shot using Nikon D40, 55MM Lens Minor PP using CS5 and LR2 Make Up: Mary Ann Lighting: Duv Omega and Ritchie Perez Art Direction: Duv Omega