Biggest photo event in the country opens in Makati


    The grandest and biggest photography event in the country dubbed Photoworld Asia (PWA) opened yesterday in Makati.

    The PWA 2020, expected to be attended by photography lovers in Southeast Asia, is organized by the Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation (FPPF), the association behind the unprecedented growth of photography in the country.

    Engr. James Singaldor of the Samahang Litratista ng Rizal (SLR) Camera Club is the PWA 2020 Chairman.

    Ms. Eduviges Y. Huang, chairperson of the FPPF, said the multi-awarded photographers as speakers will unselfishly share their expertise and experiences to participants from various parts of the country as well as foreign participants who believe they will gain much attending the yearly photographic event. Simultaneous with the photographers’ convention is the trade show at the Glorietta Activity Center where top manufacturers and suppliers will showcase the latest equipment, products, and accessories in photography.

    The theme of PWA 2020 is “Travel and Lifestyle.” The photo convention also makes participants understand better their photographic equipment and accessories which seem forever changing, improving. The participants want to raise their knowledge in photography as well as improve their creative skills in the art.

    The speakers are Rey Sta. Ana whose topic is Creating Professional Quality Wild Life Images with Field-tested Techniques; Stuart Dee, from Canada, Travel Photography; Edwin Tuyay, My Life After Photojournalism; Alex Ruelo, Hybrid Photo/Video; Dariel and Catherine Quiogue, Seeking Zen; Betty Lalana, The Wild Side of Photography: Animal Wildlife and Pet Photography; Chris Magsino, Finding Your Passion in Photography; Amos Manlangit, A Blast From the Past: Peeking into the Arts of the Future; Edwin Suson, Jumpstart Your Financial Future; Mike Sia, Wedding & Lifestyle; Pepe Diokno, Video/Cinematography; Dalareich Polot, Social Entrepreneurship; Sarah Black, Fashion/Lifestyle; and Gaurav Chadha, from India, Travel Photography.

    For inquiries, contact FPPF c/o Kim Salvador/Mae Murphy, Femii Bldg., A. Soriano St., Intramuros, Manila or visit