More about Kevin Cliff I....
What do you love about your job?
What I love about my job is that I meet lots of people. And being a part of their story inspires me to continue doing so. I'll give you an example, I've documented a wedding and took a photo of the bride's "father-daughter dance". As time goes by, with all due respect, the bride's father passed away and she changed her Facebook profile picture and it was the photo I took during her wedding. Afterwards, I sent my condolences and deepest sympathy Then, she replied this, "Thank you for capturing our dance, this is my most favorite photograph ever with my father". From there, I knew my purpose. It may be the saddest time for them, but the smiles will always be reminded by a single photograph.
What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?
I've taken a wide genre of shoots from before such as weddings, portraits, concerts, food, & product photography. I made sure that the clients' needed shots are to be met plus adding my artistic touch.
Awards, honors, and recognitions received
Awards & Recognitions:
* Grand Winner - Paris International Street Photo Awards 2021 (Street & Animals Series category), Dec 2021, Paris, France
* Finalist - Greenbelt Focus: Places & Spaces x Leica Manila, May 2021, Makati, Ph
* Exhibition - City Vs Quarantine, Oct. 2020, Lviv, Ukraine
* Finalist - Italian Street Photo Festival 2020 (Single photo category), Apr 2020, Rome, Italy
* Finalist - 3rd Polyphony International Photo Festival 2020, Jan 2020, West Bengal, India
* Exhibition - Explore the Familiar, Sep 2019, Bucharest, Romania
* 1st Place - Italian Street Photo Festival 2019 (Single photo category), Apr 2019, Rome, Italy
* 1st Place - Camerahaus Photo Festival 2018, Jun 2018, BGC, Ph
* 3rd Place - Philippine Independence Day On The Spot Photo Contest 2018, Jun 2018, Manila, Ph
* 1st Place - Pan Pacific Manila 20th Anniversary Photo Contest, Apr 2018, Manila, Ph
* The Year Time Stopped: Global Pandemic Photos, Jun 2022, Harper Collins, USA
* ProgressivE-zine Issue #12, Sep 2019, Progressive Publishing House, Italy
* World Street Photography Book 6, Aug 2019, Gudberg Nerger Publication, Germany
* Eyeshot Magazine: Street Jungle Edition, Aug 2019, Eyeshot Magazine Publication, Italy
* World Street Photography Book 5, Jun 2018, Gudberg Nerger Publication, Germany
A fun fact about this photographer
I am also a singer-songwriter and I play the guitar. I have two songs in Spotify, Apple Music and other music platforms. I can sing if you book me in your events.