Posts Tagged ‘editorial’

Beakerhead 2014 Photos / A smash up of art, science and engineering

A Taste of That Thing in the Desert put on by The Leauge of Extraordinary Albertans at Springboard.

When I first heard about Beakerhead late last year I instantly wanted to be a part of it.  There’s nothing quite like Beakerhead, it’s a perfect smash up of art, science and engineering.  These three elements create the perfect combination to capture some interesting photos.  I was too late to get involved with them last […]


Mothers and Daughters / International Women’s Day

(Via the Atlantic) Malta: Charlotte Stafrace, 49, and her daughter Scarlett Stafarce, 9, in the living room of their home in Zebbug, outside Valletta, on March 2, 2014. Charlotte is an actress and freelance drama teacher who finished her education at 17. Charlotte hopes her daughter will be a scientist when she grows up. Scarlett says she will finish education when she's about 25 and that she would like to be a vet. (Reuters/Darrin Zammit Lupi)

Last week, on March 8th, it was International Women’s Day.  It was a day to celebrate, reflect and nurture the achievements of women.  In Focus with Alan Taylor decided to run a story of photos of mothers with their daughters.  The images are heart warming.  The love shared between a mother and daughter is universal, […]


Time Picks the Best Photobooks of 2013

Source: Time Lightbox

For decades, TIME Magazine has been a showcase for the world’s best photojournalism, bearing witness to the most notable moments of history — the triumphs and the tragedies — of the past 90 years. LightBox, a blog created and curated by TIME’s photo department, proudly furthers this tradition, exploring how photography, video and visual culture […]


Mayor Nenshi Photo Shoot / Mabuhay Calgary

Mayor Naheed Nenshi Editorial Photos

A few weeks ago I was called in by the great editors of Mabuhay Calgary to photograph the Mayor of Calgary, Naheed Nenshi.  The photos were for an interview so we didn’t have much time for the shoot.   Originally we were going to meet at City Hall but then the plans changed at the […]


Vault Photo Mag

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Vault Photo Mag is currently an on-line resource of photographers with great articles and features some amazing talent.  Kurtis Martyn, Founder/Editor in Chief of Vault is also a photographer himself. “The informative guide into the mind of progressive photographers The introduction of Vault Photo Mag was to initially archive an inspirational photographer provoking an idea, […]


Gilmore Junio / Editorial Shoot at Olympic Oval

Gilmore Junio Filipino Canadian Speedskate

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted work up on the blog.  I’ve decided to dig back into some of my older shoots and show you some of them.  Will Tigley, a senior editor for Mabuhay Calgary asked me to photograph Gilmore Junio for an article he was writing.  I gladly accepted as I love working […]


Kababayan Spotlight: Domingo Lumanog / Calgary’s Filipino-Canadian fashion stylist

Mabuhay Calgary Kababayan Spotlight

In January I blogged about the photo shoot I decided to do with my point and shoot style camera the Fuji X10.  The shoot was an editorial shoot with the always fashionable stylist Domingo Lumanog.  Domingo recently picked up and moved to Toronto so Calgary is missing him dearly.  The article was released this month in […]


Domingo Lumanog Shoot for Mabuhay Calgary / Fuji X10 Test Shots

Mabuhay Calgary Kababyan Spotlight Photos by Jeff Cruz

For the past few years I’ve had the fortune to work with a talented fashion stylists.  Domingo Lumanog has been the creative visionary behind some of my fashion work in the past.  Last Sunday I was finally able to point my lens onto Domingo himself.  Mabuhay Calgary does a monthly story on Filipinos in our […]


2011 Cariwest Parade in Edmonton

2011 Cariwest Parade

A few weekends ago I was in Edmonton with Aiofe for the 2011 Cariwest parade.  We took a trip out to Jasper and camped there for a few nights then topped it off with a visit in Edmonton.  Here are some pictures of the parade.  Check out all the pictures on Facebook or on Photoshelter. […]


West Coast Part 2 / In the Capital

Travel article on Victoria

Published by:  Mabuhay Calgary December 2010, 3rd Edition Volume II Copyright: Mabuhay Calgary West Coast Part 2 / In the Capital – Article and Photos by:  Jeff Cruz Our next journey took us to the capital of British Columbia. Victoria is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island.  Its metropolitan area houses about 78,000 people […]


2011 Calgary Stampede / Day One / Sneek-a-Peek

Ferris wheel and soldiers at the Stampede

I was fortunate enough to be offered a media pass for the 2011 Calgary Exhibition and Stampede.  Unfortunately I won’t be able to document every single day but I will be going quite a bit to capture moments in time and possibly offer a glimpse of what happens at the grounds during the ten days. […]


West Coast Part 1 / On the Island

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  Published by:  Mabuhay Calgary November 2010, 3rd Edition Volume II Copyright: Mabuhay Calgary West Coast Part 1 / On the Island – Article and Photos by:  Jeff Cruz During May long weekendwe decided to take a trip out to the West Coast and see Canada’s beauty on Vancouver Island and parts of Washington. I had […]


The Valley of Fire / A Las Vegas Alternative

Mabuhay Calgary Photo Journey - Valley of Fire

  Published by:  Mabuhay Calgary May 2011, 8th Edition Volume II Copyright: Mabuhay Calgary


San Francisco Part 2 / Sights, Sounds and Smells

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Click to see entire article (Copyright: Mabuhay Calgary) Published by:  Mabuhay Calgary September 2010, 12th Edition Volume I Copyright: Mabuhay Calgary    


San Francisco Part 1 / Everything in One City

San Francisco

Published by:  Mabuhay Calgary August 2010, 11th Edition Volume I Copyright: Mabuhay Calgary  


Signal Hill Calgary Public Library Reopening

Signal Hill Calgary Public Library Grand Reopening

I was asked to photograph the Calgary Public Library reopening of the Signal Hill branch.  It was such a fun event.  The library was buzzing with eager young minds and happy parents.  There was face painting, balloons, storytelling and of course, books!  The new renovation increased the size of the library and made the layout […]


Legaci Interview / Discovered by Justin Bieber

Legaci member Micah Tolentino chatting with Justin Bieber backstage at the Saddledome in Calgary

When Anne Claire Danan called me up one day and asked if I wanted to help her cover a story on Legaci I have to admit I was like, “who?!?”.  We’ve all been there at one point or another.  When someone you know helps you lead the way to new experiences.  After saying yes I […]


New Client / Platoon FX

Fitness FX Editorial Shoot

One of my newest clients is Platoon FX.  They are a new gym here in Calgary focusing on a “physical fitness experience”.  While most gyms target on gaining your membership and then letting you help yourself, this gym is different.  They have expert staff that are dedicated to helping you out.  Another different aspect of this […]


Mabuhay Calgary Advertisement / Happy St. Patrick’s Day

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Once in awhile I do some house ads for the newspaper Mabuhay Calgary.  This one had to be themed for St. Patrick’s Day and have a Filipino twist to it.  It proved to be quite challenging to come up with an idea so I enlisted the help of the editor to help me out.  She […]


Mabuhay Calgary Advertisement / October 2010

Copyright 2010 Mabuhay Calgary

This was an advertising spread for Mabuhay Calgary’s October edition.  It was shot in studio with two exposures.  The first exposure was with Vince (AKA Mabuhay Boy) reading the newspaper.  The second was with just the mirror and jack-o-lantern.  In Photoshop they were merged and the bite mark was added for that vampire effect :) […]


Homes For The Holidays Tour 2010

Interior home and clothing styling by BR Pirri

Back in November BR Pirri of BRioStyle had me shoot her fashion styles and an amazing home during the Homes For The Holidays Tour 2010.  The Homes For The Holidays Tour is a fundraising event for the Kids Help Phone in Calgary, Edmonton, Regina and Vancouver.  I was glad to be a part of this […]


Trinidad & Tobago Part 2 / Beaches, Beaches, Beaches!

Jeff Cruz - Travel Blog June 2010

Published by:  Mabuhay Calgary June 2010, 9th Edition Volume I Copyright: Mabuhay Calgary


Trinidad & Tobago Part 1 / Carnival Time

Calgary Photographer Jeff Cruz - Travel Blog May 2010

Published by:  Mabuhay Calgary May 2010, 8th Edition Volume I Copyright: Mabuhay Calgary


Leah Cronkite / Lifestyle Fitness Shoot

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As a photographer the most weight I’m lifting these days is my Nikon with a 70-200mm lens attached.  Not quite the workout that Leah Cronkite sees on a daily basis.  Leah is a fitness model in Calgary.  I had the fortunate opportunity to test with her.  At the same time I was able to try […]