The One That Got Away

The One That Got Away

I won't deny it! I love working with pretty faces and pretty things! There's no judgement here! I'm not trying to launch a debate about what society has ingrained in our perception of beauty yada-yada. It's just human nature to always seek out the best! I'm lucky enough to work with three of the prettiest in the biz - not to mention talented and influential too! Here are some publicity photos of Rhian Ramos, Lovi Poe and Max Collins for GMA Network's 'The One That Got Away'. Production Credits Client: GMA Network Photography: Paulo Navarra
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The National Museum of Natural History Manila

The National Museum of Natural History Manila

New buildings around the city are noticeably on the rise and quite a few of them have been refurbished, updated and repurposed as well. The 'new' National Museum of Natural History in Manila is one of the more interesting and compelling architectural feats that draws young and old from far and wide, selfie addicts included. Housed in the former Department of Tourism building, the National Museum of Natural history has retained its neoclassical details with the addition of its more modern centerpiece called 'The Tree of Life', an impressive geometrical glass ceiling and elevator that emulates a DNA helix right…
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GMA Netwrork: Amazing Earth

GMA Netwrork: Amazing Earth

Shooting outdoors can be quite a rewarding thrill - if you prepare that is! Whether it's just a park a few blocks away from your home or an exotic destination overseas, you can spare yourself from a lot of headache and stress if you can find out about the weather of your destination way beforehand. Having this kind of information will prepare for the necessary protection from the elements you must have not just for yourself but for the kind of gear you'll be needing and protecting as well. And whenever possible, do an ocular before the actual shoot and…
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#PBShootsFree PART 2!!

#PBShootsFree PART 2!!

Point Blank Studios is pleased to announce the second edition of its promo #PBShootsFree happening this July 2018! That's right! We give you our professional services just for one day, all for FREE - AGAIN! The first #PBShootsFree promo last quarter was a success with the lucky winners made up of a bunch of talented and innovative homegrown startups each awarded a professional photo shoot absolutely on the house.  Point Blank Studios photographers Jay Tablante and Paulo Navarra spent a whole day last March working with a bag designer, a valet service, a food distributor as well as a money…
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Pampers Philippines

Pampers Philippines

Photographers who are not used to shooting kids often underestimate how difficult it can be especially in a studio setting where are lots of lights, equipment and people. These different elements can either intimidate a child (or in this case, a toddler) or bring out the best in a child's expression with a little preparation and patience from the whole team. First thing's first of course! Safety. We all had to make sure that not only did all the lighting equipment have to be at a safe distance and locked down securely but we had to ensure the integrity of…
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Wall’s Ice Cream

Wall’s Ice Cream

Here are a couple of regional works featuring everyone's favorite dessert! These were shot entirely here in the Philippines but published for our neighbors in Indonesia and Thailand with their respective local sweets! I have such deep respect for our friends in Resultado food styling company for their devotion to their craft and professionalism. What they do is not just gorgeous food porn but true works of art. They are my favorite stylists to work with since I am a foodie myself! Production Credits Photography: Paulo Navarra Agency: Tribal Singapore Client: Walls Ice Cream
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#PBShootsFree Winners!!!

#PBShootsFree Winners!!!

We would like to congratulate not one, not two, but four! FOUR!! Four winners of our first ever #PBShootsFree promo! We received your entries and it was no easy task to choose just two. Being entrepreneurs ourselves, we want to foster that unmistakable entrepreneurial spirit that is inherently Filipino.  And so we chose four winners, all startups we can all be proud of and who will each get a free photo shoot campaign this March 17! Congratulations to the following winners, your photo shoot with Point Blank Studios is on the house! Congratulations Foodsourceph! We are with you in promoting…
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Destined To Be Yours

Destined To Be Yours

Paulo: I remember I was actually already in the studio, lights setup and ready to shoot and still I didn't know who my talents were until the very last minute. All the confidentiality finally made sense to me when both talents were revealed as they walked to their markers ready for their closeups. Meticulous crowd control is a necessity not just for Alden and Maine but for everyone's physical security as well as all hell will surely break lose as the Aldub phenomenon is sure to draw throngs and throngs of die hard fans wherever they go.  The pressure on…
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