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CARLO & HYDS CECILIO

Hi and welcome to OUR blog! We are Carlo and Hyds Cecilio and we are destination wedding photographers. I love infusing fashion and glamour into the pictures I take while Hyds loves to take candid and create fun moments. Take a look around and if you like what you see, please contact us or better yet let’s meet up!

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NAIA Airport Engagement Shoot| Mike and Chini

June 30th, 2014

Chini is a good friend of mine. Whenever I visit New York, one of my favorite places to hang-out, she would always take the time to meet and take me around the city. I even did a lifestyle shoot of Chini because she loves being in front of the camera. You can view it here: […]

 

Chini is a good friend of mine. Whenever I visit New York, one of my favorite places to hang-out, she would always take the time to meet and take me around the city. I even did a lifestyle shoot of Chini because she loves being in front of the camera. You can view it here: Mademoissele Chini.

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During my last visit to New York a couple of years ago, she mentioned that she met a guy, which was Mike. I thought, by the way Chini talked about Mike, that she was serious about their relationship. She introduced me to Mike and I felt that he might be the one that Chini will end up marrying. After a year from my visit to New York, I eventually received a facebook message from Chini that she was engaged to Mike. I knew it! and I was really happy for both of them.

I’ll never get tired of saying this, but it is always an honor to shoot your friends. So when Chini asked me to shoot her engagement session, I of course said yes. We basically had 2 locations: Chini’s lovely house and NAIA airport where they had a family business. I’ll stop there and let you enjoy these photos. Congratulations Mike and Chini! who got married last saturday.

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Zooey

June 24th, 2014

Zooey, our baby girl, turns 11 months today. Looking back, time flies so fast and its almost a year of adventure as parents. Hyds and I are so grateful to Lord for giving us Zooey. May you have a day filled with blessings!  


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Zooey, our baby girl, turns 11 months today. Looking back, time flies so fast and its almost a year of adventure as parents. Hyds and I are so grateful to Lord for giving us Zooey. May you have a day filled with blessings!

 

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Adrian & Abby |Costa Pacifica Baler Engagement Preview

June 23rd, 2014

Greetings! It looks like a better weather this week in Manila. To start things off this week, I’m sharing a preview of Adrian and Abby’s beach engagement shoot at Costa Pacifica resort in Aurora, Baler. Although it was raining last week in Manila, the weather was sunny in Baler and we had lots of fun […]

 

Greetings! It looks like a better weather this week in Manila. To start things off this week, I’m sharing a preview of Adrian and Abby’s beach engagement shoot at Costa Pacifica resort in Aurora, Baler. Although it was raining last week in Manila, the weather was sunny in Baler and we had lots of fun during their shoot. It was also my first time to work with stylist Aira Franco and make-up artist Boombee Bartolome who both did a great job and was fun company to be with.

Costa Pacifica a beautiful beach resort worth visiting and having your prenup/engagement shoot done there. Have A great week ahead!

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Oh here’s the team by the way (L-R): Eric(Adrian’s Friend), Me, Adrian, Bombee (make-up), Abby, Aira (stylist) and Auntie Betty (Abby’s mom). It was a great experience to work with you all!

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Sunrise at the beach

June 19th, 2014

I just got back from a beach prenup shoot. I’ll make another post on that story. I just want to share this sunrise image I took, yes sometimes I can wake up early. Hyds love the sunrise and I aways reminds me of her, too bad she was not able to come with me on […]

 

I just got back from a beach prenup shoot. I’ll make another post on that story. I just want to share this sunrise image I took, yes sometimes I can wake up early. Hyds love the sunrise and I aways reminds me of her, too bad she was not able to come with me on this shoot but she had to take care of Zooey, our daughter, who had fever due to her teething. Enjoy the rest of your week!

 

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Preview : The Lucas Family

June 11th, 2014

Hyds and I just want to share our new mission, to help create great memories for families. Having a child has made us realize how important for us parents to make our homes filled with memories of love and laughter. Jayjay and Feliz Lucas are long time friends in the wedding industry and we visited […]

 

Hyds and I just want to share our new mission, to help create great memories for families. Having a child has made us realize how important for us parents to make our homes filled with memories of love and laughter. Jayjay and Feliz Lucas are long time friends in the wedding industry and we visited in them in their home to capture what happens behind closed doors. More to come…

 

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XOXO,

Carlo & Hyds

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Ken and Dara : Just A Summer Fling

May 25th, 2014

Ken and Dara just got married yesterday. Hyds and I created a different kind of engagement for them to highlight their love story and the things they usually do. Fun, playful and a bit of sexy…check out the video Ken and Dara’s Engagement AVP from Carlo Cecilio on Vimeo.

 

Ken and Dara just got married yesterday. Hyds and I created a different kind of engagement for them to highlight their love story and the things they usually do. Fun, playful and a bit of sexy…check out the video

Ken and Dara’s Engagement AVP from Carlo Cecilio on Vimeo.

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Boracay Wedding: Billy and Mai Mai

May 14th, 2014

Hello there! Finally, a full blog post. To kick things of with our rebirth to blogging. Here’s a recent beach wedding that’s close to our hearts. Hyds and I always find boracay a special place to enjoy and visit. We love the beach! and shooting a wedding is shooting heaven for us. Mai-Mai is a […]

 

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Hello there! Finally, a full blog post. To kick things of with our rebirth to blogging. Here’s a recent beach wedding that’s close to our hearts. Hyds and I always find boracay a special place to enjoy and visit. We love the beach! and shooting a wedding is shooting heaven for us.

Mai-Mai is a friend of mine from Singles for Christ. I got to know more of her when I visited New York a couple of times hung-out with her. During our last talk in New York, she told me she was in a relationship with Billy. Although I never met Billy till we did their engagement shoot in Manila. I sort of knew then, from what Mai-Mai told me, that these two are destined to get married. I guess when you’ve been in the wedding business for sometime, one becomes more keen in sensing matters of the heart.

When Mai-Mai messaged me that she wanted Hyds and me to shoot their wedding, we were really excited to shoot them, all the more that Boracay is dear to our hearts. I’ll let the pictures do the story-telling…

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Photographers: Carlo and Hyds Cecilio for Imagine Nation Photography

Video: Bordoy Viterbo

Preps and Reception: Asya Premiere Boracay

Church: Holy Rosary

Gown: Vera Wang

Make-up: Victor Ortega Salon

Coordination: Amanda Tirol

 

 

 

 

 

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Luigi and Renel’s Engagement AVP

April 29th, 2014

A few weeks ago my youngest sister, Renel, got married. It was an important event for us especially the engagement shoot Hyds and I did for this couple. Here’s the result of 3 significant locations to our family where we shot their prenup. I’ll first show the engagement avp and the full post to follow… […]

 

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A few weeks ago my youngest sister, Renel, got married. It was an important event for us especially the engagement shoot Hyds and I did for this couple. Here’s the result of 3 significant locations to our family where we shot their prenup. I’ll first show the engagement avp and the full post to follow…

Luigi and Renel’s Engagement AVP from Carlo Cecilio on Vimeo.

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Joel’s Ordination to Priesthood

April 26th, 2014

Becoming a priest is really a calling and journey. It takes more than 10 years of study and preparation. Many try but only a few reach the finish line. I had the privileged to document Joel’s ordination rites to priesthood and I honor an admire a significant milestone in his life. I know that the […]

 

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Becoming a priest is really a calling and journey. It takes more than 10 years of study and preparation. Many try but only a few reach the finish line. I had the privileged to document Joel’s ordination rites to priesthood and I honor an admire a significant milestone in his life. I know that the world is in need of more people serving the church. Here’s the full story:

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Joel Liwanag : An Ordination to Priesthood from Carlo Cecilio on Vimeo.

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We’re still here and shooting!

April 24th, 2014

Greetings! I know I have been quiet for some time but I just want to shoot this quick post to let everyone know that my wife and I are still alive and kicking! These past 9 months has kept us quite busy since Hyds, my wife, gave birth to our beautiful baby girl named Zooey […]


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Greetings! I know I have been quiet for some time but I just want to shoot this quick post to let everyone know that my wife and I are still alive and kicking! These past 9 months has kept us quite busy since Hyds, my wife, gave birth to our beautiful baby girl named Zooey Indigo. Being parents has really occupied most of our time and in-between shooting. We are  blessed to have Zooey and now that we are settling in with juggling work and family life. Expect to see more from this blog.

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Hyds and I are excited to share our shoots that have greatly evolved since our last post. Exciting things are about to unfold…

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 XOXO – Carlo and Hyds