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6 Local Musicians Who Are Also Amazing Photographers


For these musicians art isn’t just in the music, it’s everywhere. These musicians document their daily lives summarized with picturesque instagram feeds. Their accounts have eye candy images of daily life and exotic adventures that make us feel like living like a rockstar is living a life full of art.

Lean Ansing, Slapshock

Slapshock Guitarist Lean Ansing makes mundane moments into epic caricatures of life. His feed involves travel, family and the occasional street photography.

I see you.. @yen__m #eyes #macro #iphonephotography #iris #instaphoto #manila #igers

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Bryan Kong, Taken By Cars

The taken by cars drummer is a connoisseur in portraiture. His travel photos not only show the essence of the places he’s been to, but he also captures the soul of the people in it.

Jay Contreras, Kamikazee

Jay's photographs bring us down to earth with his compelling street photography. Also an amazing photographer, his self-portraits on his personal account Instagram @jaycontr3ras. Images of his family show us how we can see the beauty in the world we live in.

FUJIFILM XT1 XF 16mm f1.4 #fujifilmxt1 #street #everydayphilippines #fujifilmph #mirrorlessrevolution #resourcemag

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Jerry Basco, Slapshock

Slapshock Guitarist Jerry Basco, transcends his quiet side and conveys his creativity off stage into photos of family, architecture and travel.

Rico Blanco

Singer Rico Blanco enchants us with a feed that takes you to inspiring exotic places. He even travels great distances just to see bands that we’d never thought we’d see.

you can tell how excited i was #depechemode

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Mong Alcaraz, Sandwich / Chicosci

Guitarist Mong Alcaraz documents family and bandmates with iconic portraits and surreal candid moments. It’s the perfect window to a musicians life.

Eto Gibbs

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By Niña Sandejas
Niña Sandejas is an award-winning music photographer whose work has appeared here and abroad. She was included in Preview magazine's 2011 Creative It List and was named in early 2012 as one of 14 Women Who Rock by Rogue magazine . Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @rosarioko.