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”

Finally, Japan… ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต

Last Spring Break – the whole family went to Japan for a vacation. Remember when I wrote before how Japan has always called my soul? Well, my soul finally answered the call. And man – it was everything I imagined it to be and more. I cried when we landed on our first day, criedContinue reading “Finally, Japan… ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต”

Hello. Testing. ๐Ÿ‘€

It’s been a while… ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ˜ถ I know. I know. I really have no one besides myself to blame for not updating this site or writing anything in it or posting photos and such. Been busy being a momma on most days and fixing our lives, so to speak. ๐Ÿ˜… But hey – on a goodContinue reading “Hello. Testing. ๐Ÿ‘€”

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˜  

Little Shanae

Who could resist those chinky eyes and chubby cheeks? ๐Ÿ˜ I fell inlove with this little one that I had to just lie on the floor with her and take this photo ๐Ÿ’› Email me at ruth.ilasco@icloud.com if you have queries about this or if you simply want to chat. โ˜บ๏ธ

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 :)”