ABOUT PHILIPPINE PHOTOGRAPHER LOUIE AGUINALDO
Metro Manila based photographer Louie Aguinaldo started taking photos professionally in the 1990's. He had been photographing portfolios for models belonging to a modeling agency he ran beginning 1991. Seeing his work, a top Philippine television network gave him his first paid photography assignment to shoot some of their young artists in 1995. A new career began. Since then, Louie Aguinaldo has expanded his craft to doing photography for advertising, editorials, fashion, food & beverages, products, people, and corporations. He has also been a contributing photographer for over 80 local and international magazines.
In addition to his work as a photographer, he had served as Technical Officer of DPI Photography Center ( a resource center providing a wide array of Professional services and resources for Philippine based digital photographers ) and DPI XL studios ( a large studio rental facility in Makati City, Philippines). At present he is the Chief Imaging Officer of Good Shot Studios. He also serves as a resource person for various photography and color management seminars and workshops. He had been tapped by Canon Philippines to conduct series of seminars on digital photography for their EOS Digital SLR customers in 2005-06 to assist the transition from film photography to digital. Canon and other organizations have continued to tap him for various workshops and seminars over the years.
Over the years, Louie Aguinaldo had become known for his product and still life work in titles such as Town and Country, Marie Claire, Martha Stewart Weddings, Cosmopolitan, Preview, Vogue Philippines, and over 4 dozen other magazines. He is particularly skillful at photographing reflective and shiny objects and thus he is involved with a lot of projects photographing jewelry and luxury items. He also does food photography for several hotels and restaurants. His attention to detail and his use of Color Management systems for accurate color reproduction has made him a regular for various cosmetic brands. He continues to be very active doing portrait photography and situational photography for both advertising, editorial, and corporate clients. His particular knack at dealing with kids also keeps him a favorite for projects dealing with photographing children.