Photo World Asia 2018 will be on February 1-6 in Makati, Philippines, the 32nd edition of the international conference of photographers and photography trade show held under the auspices of the Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation.

Chairman for Photo World Asia 2018 is Stage Riggers, Inc. CEO Manny Inumerable, also of Zone V Camera Club and a collector of vintage and rare cameras displayed in his Galleria Taal, an ancestral home he converted into a museum for his collections. As Photo World Asia 2018 Chairman, Manny will oversee the preparations and activities leading up to the convention.

The line-up of speakers is as follows:

RUEL TAFALLA – Boudoir Photography
LEANDRE GUEVARA – Boudoir Photography
JOHN SILVA – History of Philippine Photography
ALAN RAZO – Platinum Printing
JANET LIM – Social Marketing
ALBERT GARCIA – Photojournalism
G-NIE ARAMBULO – Food Photography
BONG BAJO – Time Lapse Photography
CHRIS MALINAO – Cellphone Photography
KYLE SALCEDO – Video Editing

We’re still finalizing details for the inclusion of a French photographer as speaker.

Photo World Asia is an annual event that has been going on since 1987 under the Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. The FPPF is a non-profit organization of photographers dedicated to the promotion of photography in the Philippines.

There are two components of the event: the photography trade show at the Glorietta Ayala Malls will showcase the latest trends and products in the industry, with major camera manufacturers and suppliers attending, and the international photographers’ conference at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) where photographers can learn from each other’s experiences to improve their craft.

Theme for the 2018 conference is: “Photography Through the Years”. List of speakers and schedule of activities shall be published as soon as details are completed.

The photography trade show at the Glorietta Ayala is free and open to the public. The international photographers’ conference at the AIM in Makati requires registration and entrance fee:

P3,500 – for everybody
P3,000 – for camera club members, FPPF grads, students, senior citizens and PWD.

Photo World Asia 2018 Registration Form