ASUS Philippines collaborates with Shaira Luna for #SeeThePhilippinesUpClose
May 28, 2016
Shaira Luna, the country’s most sought-after lenswoman of this generation, is all set to showcase a whole new mobile photography experience – one that urges Pinoys from all walks of life to #SeeThePhilippinesUpClose, from all sorts of new and incredible perspectives, exclusively using the iconic ASUS ZenFone Zoom.
The ZenFone Zoom is in fact the world’s thinnest 3x optical zoom smartphone, packing a powerful camera that can even take photos with up to 12 times magnification. To this, Luna adds: “This feature alone says a lot about the photography prowess of the phone. It can easily capture the country’s most unique elements in stunning close-ups, even from far distances. Imagine pro-level photography literally in the palm of your hands. That’s what you get with ZenFone Zoom!”
#SeeThePhilippinesUpClose from the Lens of the Best
The #SeeThePhilippinesUpClose campaign sets the tone for a one-of-a-kind mobile photography experience that features the country’s collection of vibrant sights, landscapes and people from exhilarating and never-before-seen angles. And for ASUS Philippines, there was no better way to curate this story, than through the images taken by renowned Filipina photographer, Shaira Luna, using the ZenFone Zoom.
“Without a doubt, Shaira is the most celebrated lenswoman in the country now, and is actually part of an ultra-exclusive group of professional photographers who were personally handpicked to be represented and managed by leading international agent Jed Root. Her talent, passion, professionalism, and unique eye for photography ultimately make her the perfect fit for the ASUS ZenFone Zoom,” shares ASUS Philippines Marketing Manager Jamie Zaldivar.
In her decade-long tenure in the industry, Luna’s cinematic, nostalgic and story-telling type of photography has caught the attention of numerous international publications across North America, the UK and even Europe. To name a few, Luna’s impressive body of work has notably graced The Interview Magazine, The Fashionisto, C-Heads, Cake Mag, and Valentina.
Luna’s extensive portfolio has also led her to become one of the country’s most sought after professional photographers. In the local scene, she has shot numerous editorial spreads with some of the most popular celebrities and personalities, and has worked with industry pillars and movers and shakers alike. Luna has also been tapped several times to lead the regional and local campaigns for various brands.
In this day and age of social media, Luna has also built an empire for herself. Present in almost all platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr, Luna’s following reaches far and wide, and across all markets, undeniably making her this generation’s most influential photographer.
Your Chance to #SeeThePhilippinesUpClose with the ZenFone Zoom
To give the public the chance to experience for themselves this marvel of a smartphone, ASUS Philippines will soon launch the #SeeThePhilippinesUpClose online contest that puts the spotlight on images taken exclusively using the ZenFone Zoom.
Starting May 30, and every Monday thereafter, Shaira Luna will posting a close-up photo of different Philippine-inspired elements, taken by the ZenFone Zoom. Interested participants must correctly guess in any of Shaira’s or ASUS Philippines’ social media accounts what is the actual subject before ASUS Philippines reveals what the bigger picture really is, a couple of days after.
Each Saturday, a weekly winner will be drawn for each photo, and will bring home a premium item from ASUS. At the end of 9 weeks, the participant with the most number of correct guesses all throughout the competition, wins a ZenFone Zoom.
ZenFone Zoom: The world’s thinnest 3X optical-zoom smartphone
The ASUS ZenFone Zoom is one of the newest additions to the successfully-growing product line in the ASUS ZenFone family. It is the world’s thinnest 3X optical-zoom smartphone with an innovative 10-prism lens arrangement for up to 12X total magnification. It is powered by a 64-bit Intel® Atom™ processor with 4GB RAM, has a fantastic 13MP resolution and lightning-fast laser auto-focus — ensuring no incredible moment is missed.
Christian Melanie Lee is a freelance social media manager and web developer. She also devoted her time managing her food blog, and music/concert blog. One of the Hootsuite Ambassador for the Philippines since 2014 and currently working as social media manager for the local band, The Itchyworms.
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