The busy avenues have become my stage which opened my eyes to a whole new world of riveting tales narrated by my surroundings. When I'm not confronting glaring deadlines, exploring and creating new memories with my family across beautiful destinations allows me to recharge. I take it as a chance to bond with my camera, too, capturing life snippets that everybody should see. As more and more budding street photographers emerge in the age of social media, these spots are pleading to be part of their list for its marvelous sceneries!
Makati City, Philippines • Recommendation •
This place boasts a country fair-like vibe with colorful carnival rides and people stuck in traffic, not to mention a dramatic golden hour where you can capture beautiful silhouettes. SM Mall of Asia's Bay Area is my default testing ground whenever I have a new camera.
Seaside Boulevard, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay, 1300 Metro Manila, Philippines
Tokyo, Japan • Recommendation •
From corporate employees to teens wearing their cutest cosplay get-up, the unswerving movement of different souls is seen here in the famous Shibuya Crossing. It's honestly a gold mine for street photography. Walk along the adjacent streets to feel and see how people go about their everyday lives.
1-chōme-2-1 Dōgenzaka, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0043, Japan
Baguio, Philippines • Memory •
The bone-chilling weather of Baguio City makes it a great place to do street photography, especially during the summertime, where the light is strong and contrasty. The Baguio City Public Market, Mines View Park, Burnham Park, SM City Baguio view deck, and Session Road are must-see spots for capturing those fleeting street scenes.
New York City, United States • Recommendation •
The best time to visit Times Square is always at night time, where you can see gigantic billboards lighting up New York City. The after-dark street photography highlighting people and street performers is just breathtaking.
New York City, New York, USA
There is always that refreshing vibe when you see a beach with surfers and people learning to surf. Baler is full of life, and you will always end up capturing engaging images of wave riders in their unguarded moments.
Baler, Aurora, Philippines
Seoul, South Korea • Memory •
The buildings and shopping boutiques provide a modern backdrop for the traditional street food vendors. Myeongdong is even more fascinating at night because you'll see locals and tourists flocking to the shopping areas, street food stalls, and kiosks.
Myeong-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea