Beyond Cakes

Diamond Hotel took the cue from its best-selling pastries to pave the way for the birth of The Cake Club that features not only Parisian-inspired cakes but artisan ice creams as well… The ever dynamic, ever changing landscape of Bonifacio High Street at The Fort has a new, sweet-toothed muse in The Cake Club. Inspired…

Second Coming

Author’s Note: Another version of this article appeared in the PHILIPPINE TATLER magazine Château Rauzan-Segla and Château Canon get a second chance at greatness through the talent of John Kolasa. Because of the vision of one man, two of Bordeaux‘s eminent wine producers rose from the doldrums to reclaim their place in the wine world….

Re-inventing Lu

For a dining experience that has been dubbed as unusual but surprisingly good, Lulu restaurant is definitely that, and more. Restaurant ownership is one of the most highly stressful endeavours. But it’s also one of the most gratifying successes. If there is one person who truly knows about it, the chef Tom Hines would be…

The Zonin Heritage

At a private wine-pairing dinner event in Paparazzi at Edsa Shangri-La, we caught up with Lorenzo Zonin, appointed Ambassador for Casa Vinicola Zonin, to tell us why they are Italy’s world-renowned and multi-awarded winemaker. For Italy’s largest privately owned vineyard, it has been a long journey since it started as a small-scale grower in 1821….

Summer Beauty

Summer has always been a time I look forward to. The light is remarkably different. The golden hours even more enhanced by the summer sun. Photographers like me, or at least those who have deep appreciation for natural light photography,  find the process inspiring, as well as, engaging. So one afternoon, I trooped to a…

Maternity Portrait I Sarah BA

I remember that rainy Sunday in December. We were scheduled to have the shoot at 4:00PM, the start of the Golden Hour but as the gloomy morning progressed to a pouring afternoon, I only prayed the overcast weather would do the portraits justice. Alas, not even that was possible as traffic was at standstill and…

The Missing Link

“It’s not the sword, it’s the swordsman.” I must have read/heard this phrase gazillion times over a period of three years, just about the time I was getting into the hobby of photography. It confused me, to say the least. If it’s the swordsman, how come professionals can only be seen with  top of the…

Pixel Stories Photography: The Brand

As I have promised in my introductory blog entry, a rundown of my particular brand of photography is in order. I am fully aware that there are a dime a dozen shops offering the exact same services as I do.  Hence, the challenge presents itself to discover and present  a distinct visual flavor that will…

The Very Beginning

All journeys, and in this case my photography journey,  come from somewhere, something, someone… Mine started with this little girl: The year was 2005 and I just gave birth to her.  She is my first born and the main reason why I left a promising job at the Philippine Senate. I wanted to take care…

A Passion is Born

Welcome to the official Blog page of Pixel Stories Photography! To say that I have been excited to venture into this creative world is a bold understatement. For the first time in my life, I found something that sustains me.  Photography has given me a creative and meaningful outlet for all the ideas in my…