southsonata street photography

About

Photo of Street Photographer Jeremy Ocampo also known as southsonata

Jeremy Ocampo, also known as southsonata, is a Manila based contemporary street photographer who's work primarily focuses in black and white photography. 

 

His recent work is focused on capturing overlooked authentic moments (sometimes in color), reportage, and documenting human life as it is. His earlier work however, was more focused on the environment by incorporating elements of abstract light and shadow, high contrast, and silhouettes.

His earlier work was also featured on various instagram featuring pages such as The Streephers, Supreme Street, Street Photography Globally, The Street Rover, Street Avengers, Street Minimalism, Contraste Paris, Scatto Minimal and, Eye Photo Magazine.

Jeremy also founded a street photography featuring page called Street Photography Manila, a page that features Filipino Street Photography. He created this featuring page in the hopes of building a community and presenting to the world how talented filipinos are in the art of street photography. Today, the page has accumulated over 2,600 followers and has over 20 daily account tags submissions and 23,500 hashtag submissions.

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Aside from Street Photography, he also has been working as an Appointment Setter and a Multimedia Artist in a US-Based Company while doing photography and motion graphics editing part-time. His freelance work is mainly focused on portraits, product photography, food photography, and 2D motion graphics. Local filipino brands he has worked with include Mamam Co, and VSweetMnl. As for video editing and production, he has worked with local and international companies, instagram personalities, and non-profit organizations namely, The Eurospeak Podcast, Ateneo European Studies Department, March Eusebio (Youtube), and DLSU GreenMediaGroup, Pusod Inc., Zalora Philippines, Marketing Practices Australia, and realme Philippines. 

Competitions

  • FINALIST - Greenbelt: Places and Spaces in Partnership with Leica Store Philippines