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Joe Malicdem

Joe Malicdem



Otherwise known as "The One Man Production Photographer". Joe Malicdem can work as makeup artist, costume designer, stylist, art director, photographer, retoucher in one project. He puts his full creative touch in every project that he make. Inspired by salon posters, magazine covers and commercial billboards, he challenge himself to always come out with something different and unique. His imagination is limitless. He is a self-taught photographer from Pangasinan (Philippines) and is well-known for his headshots and skin texture treatment. He also teaches photography and photo retouching once in a while. He had been to places to share his talents. He has facilitated workshops on photography and post-processing in Pangasinan, La Union, Pampanga, Manila, Doha and Dubai.
  • Canon EOS 1000D
  • Apple iPhone 4s
  • Canon EOS 1Dx
  • Canon 18-55mm f/3.5
  • Canon 18-200mm f/3.5
  • Canon 10-22mm f/3.5
  • Canon 50mm f/1.8
  • Canon 50mm f/1.2

100 Things to Know About Photography

Published June 2nd, 2012

1. Just because someone has an expensive camera doesn’t mean thatthey’re a good photographer.

2. Always shoot in RAW. Always.

3. Prime lenses help you learn to be a better photographer.

4. Photo editing is an art in itself.

5. The rule of thirds works 99% of the time.

6. Macro photography isn’t for everybody.

7. UV filters work just as well as lens caps.

8. Go outside and shoot photos rather than spending hours a day on photography forums.

9. Capture the beauty in the mundane and you have a winning photograph.

10. Film isn’t better than digital.

11. Digital isn’t better than film.

12. There is no “magic” camera or lens.

13. Better lenses don’t give you better photos.

14. Spend less time looking at other people’s work and more time shooting you own.

15. Don’t take your DSLR to parties.

16. Girls dig photographers.

17. Making your photos black and white doesn’t automatically make them “artsy”

18. People will always discredit your work if you tell them y ...

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High End Retouching

Published October 3rd, 2011


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