Japan through my eyes 2018-2019

Some of what I saw and experienced with friends and loved ones during my trips to the beautiful land of Japan during the foliage season in 2018 and 2019. I will most likely add more photos but for now, I have 20 up here for you to enjoy. Most of these photos can be foundContinue reading “Japan through my eyes 2018-2019”

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? ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜  

Winter Photography :)

I’m excited to be working on my photography again this week. I had a shoot with a good friend of mine last Christmas. She asked me to take portraits of her beautiful family with the Idaho winter as backdrop. ๐Ÿ’›  I’m just able to go through all my photos of them this week and I’mContinue reading “Winter Photography :)”

Nicole (2010)

PORTFOLIO MODEL SHOOT Abercrombie / American Eagle Style as requested by model Model: Nicole Photos by: Ruth Medina-Ilasco Location: El Matador State Beach, Malibu, CA Shot using Nikon D40, 50MM and 55MM Lens Lighting: Natural with California Sunbounce as needed ISO 100 for most of the shots Minor PP using CS5 only  

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. ย 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 :)”

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 viaย Lightroom 2 and Photoshop CS5