Sumastre Photography

Since 2010

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Aerial Drone Photography

Hi, I'm Michael Gabriel L. Sumastre, an internationally-featured Philippine-based photographer for hire since 2010.

I was chosen by Shutterstock as one of the “8 incredible photographers in Asia”.

My specialties include architectural, hotel, resort, interior & exterior design, real estate, and property photography.

I was part of a 40-man worldwide team that made a WORLD RECORD for the "Largest online photo album of aerial photographs".

Aerial Drone Videography

I was commissioned by The World Bank (Washington, D.C. head office) to shoot skyscrapers and major infra developments of the Philippines through aerial drone photography and videography.

Executives and officers from Washington, D.C. came to the Philippines and helped facilitated the said photoshoot.

Here's 1 of 4 videos they've produced with my aerial drone videos on it.

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More aerial drone videos here.

I've done several aerial drone shoots for corporate brands and government-based offices.

Clients include:

  • The World Bank (Washington, D.C. head office)
  • DPWH
  • MWSS
  • Republic Cement (hired for 10 days)
  • SM Supermalls
  • SM Prime

I have a comprehensive experience working with several hotels, resorts, architects, and interior designers.

I’ve produced several photoshoots for corporate brands including:

  • Tagaytay Highlands
  • Amway,
  • Manulife,
  • IMPEX Trading GmbH (our 5th international client – Germany),
  • Principal Financial, and the
  • Royal Bank of Canada.

You can watch some of my corporate aerial drone videos here.

About me.

  • Bio (more info about me)
  • Born and raised in Mindanao, worked in Visayas, and now permanently residing in Luzon.
  • Speaks fluent English, Bisaya, and Tagalog.
  • Satisfied corporate photography clients (local and international)
  • I'm also a published writer and one of the first professional bloggers in the Philippines.
  • Photography articles I wrote and produced (200 articles and counting).
  • Motion, graphic, and website designs I created.


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Fact: I created, designed, and published the Sumastre Photography website by myself.

Contact me.

You can contact me anytime, using any platform.

I'm available to shoot worldwide.

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List of satisfied corporate photography clients (local and international).

  • The World Bank (commissioned by the Washington, D.C. head office to shoot skyscrapers and major infra developments of the Philippines through aerial drone photography and videography)

  • BHP (commissioned by the Australian head office to shoot their offices and employees in the Philippines)

  • Mitsubishi-Hitachi (commissioned by the Japanese head office to shoot the biggest and most expensive industrial plant in the Philippines)

  • SM Group of Companies (commissioned to shoot several of the company's properties including their malls, residential properties, convention and recreational centers, condominiums, and more)

  • DPWH (commissioned to shoot the department's annual progress report)
  • MWSS (commissioned to shoot all major dams and water systems under their office - the first to use pro aerial drone photography and videography in MWSS' history)
  • Republic Cement (commissioned for a 10-day shoot)
  • Kuehne + Nagel
  • CAZA Architects (commissioned to shoot several of their projects)

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