At this day and age of social media where everything is documented and posted, owning a kickasss phone camera is a must have. With all the smartphones coming in and out the market each year, it's really crucial to find that perfect phone that satisfies the photographer in you. In my five years of being a blogger, photography really plays an important role in my job. Every content that I put online must have that pro vibes "magazine worthy" appeal to it. coz visual content is a great way and prolly the easiest way to attract readers.

So few days ago, I got curious with this new smartphone in the market. My blogger friends was raving about this phone in their social media accounts and blogs/vlogs for almost a week, posting their reviews and photos using this phone, and I must say, I was pretty impressed with the quality and design of this phone. That's why I've decided to give it a try since it's really affordable compared to other smartphones.

Here's some important things you need to know about this phone. 

"Vivo has stepped up the competition for the selfie-focused smartphones with the launch of V5 Plus. Vivo V5 Plus is essentially a successor to the Vivo V5 and its dual front cameras have been co-engineered with Sony that may actually start a new trend of dual front camera phones in India".

"A 20MP front camera with Sony IMX376 sensor, f/2.0 aperture along with another 8MP camera is there to provide depth of field (DOF), especially for bokeh shots. In terms of connectivity, the V5 Plus offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS".
A silicon cover and screen protector, SIM ejector, power adapter and USB cable, earphones and documentation have been included in the box. The dual-SIM card slot is placed on the left while the volume rockers are on the right. Below it lies the power button. The Micro-USB port and a 3.5-mm standard audio jack are placed at the bottom.

The Design

The design of this phone is very stylish and sophisticated. It looks sleek and very easy to put inside your pockets. I love that the colors of the phones are muted, making it look a lot more elegant. At first look It can be easily compared with another smartphone brand, but I assure once you tried this phone, you'll instantly see the difference (in a good way).

"The phone retails around Php.19,990 and already available at your favorite SM Supermalls and Tech store". 

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Level up your Selfie game with Vivo V5 Plus

Did a quick shoot outside with my little brother, and man! I couldn't believe that he's able to produced these kind of shots at such young age. When I was 13, I didn't even know how to operate a camera or compose a decent photo, that's why I'm so shocked at the same time happy that my little brother is learning and applying all the things I taught him on photography.

Printed button-down from Topman
Denim jacket from Lee Jeans
Pants from Zara
Sneakers from Adidas 


On a Casual Day

It's the first few days of January and I'm already planning all my travels and trips for the upcoming months. One of the things that I promised that I will do for this year 2017 is to live life to the fullest and experience different cultures, also I'm planning to create a vlog where I can just talk about random stuff and the things that I love like fashion, grooming and my trips. That's why I think now's the time to invest on quality and stylish travel bags that can hold all your precious stuff at the same time looks badass and sleek.

When it comes to travel bags, I usually go for the spacious type of bags that are easy to carry. I'm practicing how to travel light in my past few trips, tho I'm not really used to travelling light coz everytime I travel, I always make sure that I got all the stuff I need even the things that I won't be needing for the trip. Thank God I found a perfect duffel bag at Venque that transforms into a cool backpack.

Here's a little bit of history about Venque.

VENQUE was founded by Canadian-based brothers Viktor and Simon. Veterans of the fashion industry, Viktor and Simon decided to pursue their passion project in early 2011 after years of working in top fashion design houses. Their goal was to craft the perfect backpack designed for urban trendsetters and commuters.

I own a lot of backpacks and duffel bags, but this is the only bag that stands out from the rest. I really love how sleek and stylish this bag is, also that transition effect is genius (I think we urban commuters and travellers needs a lot of bags like this), it's not only for travel use but can be also use as a gym bag and lastly the craftmanship and quality is astounding. Venque really knows how to deliver products that can lasts up to ten years or even more. And yes! you'll be seeing me a lot carrying this duffel bag as I travel around the world this year 2017.

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