Sumastre Photography

Since 2010

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

LIST of some of my biggest clients:

  • 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). Samples: Clark Bowling Center and MX Convention Center


I did photoshoots for:

  • Agoda (commissioned to shoot 5-star hotels, properties, mansions, and more)

  • (commissioned by the Netherlands head office to shoot the most beautiful beaches, resorts, and luxurious vacation properties of Palawan, Philippines).

I've produced several multimedia contents (lifestyle, fashion, hotel & resort, model, interior design, and beach photoshoots) for international corporate brands, such as:

  • Amway
  • Manulife
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Agoda

I'm alsoa Google-certified digital marketing professional. Former World Bank consultant. Featured as one of Asia's “8 incredible photographers".

I'm a seasoned digital marketing executive and communications content creator for corporate accounts since 2005.

I have more than 15 years experience as operations head and multimedia producer (to two creative content studios) that closed sales to international and local clients.

I've adapted, localized, and transcreated international advertising campaigns (copies and videos) of

  • Coke,
  • Johnnie Walker, and
  • Red Bull for the Philippine market.

I’m also a published author since 2005. I speak fluent English, Tagalog, and Bisaya.

I've ghostwritten more than a hundred articles published at:

  •, and

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

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

Motion, graphic, and website designs I created.

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).

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