Author Archives: Cess Ibajo

About Cess Ibajo

A Manila-based visual storyteller, Cess started her photography career by cracking the code to handling babies and kids for family portraits. As a film-making and video-blogging enthusiast with a passion for narratives, Cess hopes to capture images that also spark social impact.​ ​She continues to explore every creative potential, including t​ravel photography and visiting underrated places across the Philippines and throughout the world. ​

100 Years of Batok: a Photo Essay

Apo Whang Od is the oldest mambabatok (traditional tattoo artist) from Buscalan, Tinglayan, Kalinga, Philippines, a member of the Butbut people.