Emil Buencamino

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Emil Buencamino is a professional Philippine photographer and also the founding president of the Wedding and Portrait Photographers of the Philippines (WPPP).


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Early Life

At the age of sixteen, Emil started photography as a hobby and spent of his days clicking and taking shots away his camera during field trips and class outings. Actually he did not have any formal training in the craft but used his first camera (which sold to him by his older brother for only hundred fifty pesos) to bestow unending fame upon the scenery and Mindanao people during vacations.


Career

Now, this showy extravagant photogrpaher is the receiver of too numerous awards in photo competitions managed by the Association of Photo Studio Owners of the Philippines which he got 1st place in 1996 and 1999.He waas also a member of the wedding and Portrait Photographer International and attended several photo conventions in the United State and was included in the 1994,"Who is Who Professional Photographer of America".


During the early year of 80's, he opened The Emil Buencamino Photography studio in Calamba. With his family acting as his models in most of his photographs then, Emil climbed up into glamour photography. His short stint as owner of printing press helped him acquire knowledge in dark room techniques and color separation. After gathering through books and magazines and learning more techniques about film processing, He successfully saved money and invested them on photography equipment.


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