Client Shoot: Johnnie Walker Jet Black F1 Party

Posted on October 20th, by Danny Santos II in Client Work, Event Photography. 17 comments

Johnnie Walker Jet Black F1 Party in Singapore

Every year, the F1 race in Singapore always makes big waves making it one of the most hotly anticipated event in the country. About a week prior to this year’s race, I received a call from Fadilah who works for a PR firm. She asked me if I could shoot an exclusive party they were holding the night of the F1 race – the Johnnie Walker Jet Black F1 Party. It was going to be held at One on the Bund, a pretty posh resto bar in Clifford Bay. I’ve never done any event photography before, but I couldn’t resist a chance like this.… Read more

Stranger #100

Posted on October 13th, by Danny Santos II in Personal Project. 21 comments

Stranger #100

I was walking along Orchard when I saw her walking towards my direction. She was wearing a simple one-piece dress, and was quite tall almost towering over most of the people around her. I wasn’t decided yet if I wanted to shoot her, but as I got closer, I knew I had to – she had this subtle angelic charm. My heart started to pound… it always does whenever I’m about to approach a stranger for their portrait. I stopped her and asked if I could take her picture. She smiled and said "Oh, street style." I chuckled a "yeah…", relieved that she understood what I was doing.… Read more

‘The Rain Cometh’

Posted on October 11th, by Danny Santos II in Articles, bad weather, Published. 9 comments

August Man magazine, annual photography issue, page 176

Just got featured in Singapore’s August Man magazine in their annual photography issue. They asked me to pick one of my street photographs and say a few words about it … and I happily obliged. Of course I chose the rain shot I took of the lady with the shawl walking in the rain smiling, which I also featured as my ‘Keeper of the Month’ last May. I’m so excited about this feature. I actually didn’t expect that it would take a whole page :) Big big thanks, Ci’en! :)

August Man is a Singapore-based men’s magazine that features all things cool.… Read more