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How a Maranao Photographer Rebuilt His Life and Business After the Marawi Siege

Juffali Magarang shows how entrepreneurship served him and his family in times of adversity

Juffali Magarang was forced to leave his business and evacuate Marawi with his family when government troops battled rebel forces in the city in 2017With the demise of militant leaders Omar Maute and Isnilon Hapilon, who were affiliated with the Islamic State ...

by Chiara U. Mesiona  | August 24, 2018 08:00:00
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Photography, video editing jobs now in demand ”"

Creative work, over data-driven ones, take top spots in the freelancing world

The creative industry, often given a bad rap as mere passion projects, is finally gaining the momentum it deserves.The latest report of revealed that half of the top 10 fastest growing jobs on the crowdsourcing marketplace are from the creative industry, ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 25, 2016 08:00:00
Run & Grow

The 10 best skills to learn online today

Further your career with crucial skills you can learn sitting right at your computer

Technological creep and advancement are pushing society towards a world of automation and convenience. Our days as hunters are long behind us, replaced with today's proverbial rat race where society's entrepreneurial pursuits and necessity to succeed have become top priorities for us. While we no longer face the ...

by R.L. Adams  | November 17, 2016 04:00:00
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A freelancer’s shot in the dark: Looking into a Pinoy lensman’s career-risking move to Japan

A local food photographer proves that it is possible to build his dream career abroad

While his career continued to show promise in the Philippines, food and lifestyle photographer Justin de Jesus did what he considered to be the most sensible thing to do: he left to work in another country.It was a decision naturally criticized by ...

by Angelo Cantera  | November 05, 2016 12:00:00
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Money in photography: WinSam Studio’s Winston Baltasar on his business and art

This leading sports and lifestyle photographer (and mentor!) proves that good work always pays off

If a picture is worth a thousand words, for photographer Winston Baltasar, a picture is worth a thousand pesos - or even dollars - at least. He has worked as a chief operating officer, a president, a technical recruiter and a financial ...

by Ana Maria Villanueva-Lykes  | September 24, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

How my mother’s BBQ put me through college

Photographer Nazzi Castro shares her family’s story, her mother’s iron will, and how Nancy’s BBQ became a neighborhood fave in Cubao, Quezon City.

My parents’ love story can rival that of teleseryes' (soap operas).My mother, Nancy was a probinsiyana (countrywoman) from Laguna when they moved to a humble home in Cubao, Quezon City. Then came my free-spirited father, a Fine Arts student from the University of ...

by Nazzi Castro as told to Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 08, 2016 05:00:00
Business Ideas

8 businesses you can do on weekends

Weekends can be a workweek extension for some enterprising individuals.

For most people, weekends usually mean having some quality time with family and friends, resting at home, going off on a vacation, or indulging in hobbies and personal interests. But Friday nights, Saturdays, and Sundays can also mean a major workweek extension ...

by KC Calpo and MJ Dinglasan  | April 10, 2015 07:00:00
Startup Tips

How to set up your own photo studio

There’s more to running a photo studio than having the equipment and the space to rent out. A knack for customer service and project management is the key to a successful photography business.Capturing portraits of people for posterity, in a room with ...

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