One doesn’t just simply let his/her employer know all his/her skills and capabilities. One has to have his secret weapon to be able to outplay the competition. Specially when you are a multi-talented graphic designer (ehem!). It is actually normal for some graphic designer to possess multiple design skills apart from their specialization and sometimes … Read more
Blog post by John Robert Ramos. All images are taken using iPhone/iPad and processed by Instagram. Poems are owned by the mentioned authors.
I made few cinemagraphs of Sheikh Zayed road just to have my own version of trending animated photography. Yey! Cinemagraphs are still photographs in which a minor and repeated movement occurs. Cinemagraphs, which are usually published in an animated GIF format, can give the illusion that the viewer is watching a video. They are commonly produced by taking a series … Read more
Play the video below to hear the music from “The Smiths” PHOTOGRAPHY Here are the unobstructed photographs of Sheikh Zayed Road I took with my Canon 550D. Nothing so special, no photoshop adjustment at all. Featured Music, Video & Lyrics are from The Smiths. All pictures here are taken by myself and all my properties.
“Welcome to the 75th Hunger Games!.. And may the odds be ever in your favor!” -Effie Trinket I’m currently reading Hunger Games Book 2 and that is how I could describe the previous Splash Autumn/Winter Royale Fashion Show held at Madinat Arena, Jumeirah on September 22, 2012. Just like the people from the Capitol of Panem, flamboyant, … Read more
Thursday morning, while I’m in between jobs for weeks now (in a good way) for the first time after long months of extreme summer here in Dubai I finally made it to my favorite Mamzar beach where the water is smooth as silk and quiet like a lake. (Yah, I know this beach is unusual, … Read more
Just another early from work shoot. Getting used with the grainy natural effect from my 5mp phone camera since the super humid weather in Dubai doesn’t allow my slr camera to go out in the air. EXTRA WIDE NECK SHIRT, BERSHKA, in TOPS KHAKIS, H&M, in H&M PANTS POINTED ESPADRILLES, MAX, in FLATS … Read more
Visual Arabia Creative & Design Conference.
One summer evening before the sunset, that’s 6:30 pm in Dubai. The sun was still up until 7:10 pm. High humidity (almost damp) with outstanding temperature in the wind. Yes we did, just right after work. After posting “Let’s Pull & Bear” I went to visit Pull&Bear in Deira City Centre and took some stuff. … Read more
Sale at River Island!!! That’s what Dubai Summer Surprises (sale season) will do. Here I am again posting myself. GREY AZTEC PRINT T-SHIRT, £18, RIVER ISLAND, in RIVER ISLAND TOPS NAVY SLIP ON ESPADRILLES, £19, RIVER ISLAND, in RIVER ISLAND SNEAKERS GREY SHORTS, £25, H&M, in H&M SHORTS SUNGLASSES, £120, RAY-BAN, in RAY-BAN EYEWEAR Post … Read more
I’ve never seen a rainbow here in Dubai, UAE. Not sure if the nature forbid itself to show a beautiful spectrum of light over the desert or its just not possible in this kind of climate. I guess I really miss San Pedro, Laguna my luscious green hilly home town where you can find the … Read more
Art Direction and Photography by John Robert Ramos The Cable guy as he jump from roof top to roof top.
INSIDE JOB: Government Reject Artworks This 3d design for our delivery trucks has been rejected 3 times by uae’s local government. I made more than 10 version and never implemented. Now were stuck with our not so fancy delivery truck graphics.
TYPOGRAPHY ART: Q Home Decor Services printed in a canvas, standing with an easel. Classic! Q Cash counter with huge typo chair in the background.
INSIDE JOB: Ramadan Greeting Banner for Q Home Decor located at norteast side of Dubai Mall. Using one of our newest collection for Ramadan. Panglao Golden Birdcage Lounge & Malapascua Golden Floor Lamps. This eclectic product is made from Philippines though it looks like persian moroccan style. Ramadan Kareem to all my Muslim friends.
New building, new neighborhood, new space, new view, new chairs, new background for my shoots. I relocated at TECOM, Dubai where there is a Metro station at the foot of my building (awesome). Great view from the 25th floor overseing Dubai Internet City, Media City, Jumeira Lakes Towers, The Palm and sands storm mostly.
The Whole World at Kinokuniya Book Store. (Dubai Mall) I guess the title of this blog post tells everything about what is inside the store and why I love to be there. The place is unlimited. Friday(17 June): Spending the gift voucher I had as a prize. I bought the Yotsuba 2 & 3 and … Read more
LOGO DESIGN: Dubai Anime Club From my childhood sketch to a corporate logo for a very promising anime club in the UAE. Vetical Logo Horizontal Logo Dubai Anime Club is a non-profilt organization that holds Cosplay events in Dubai. Find them at http://www.dubaianimeclub.com/
MARCH 2011 INSIDE JOB: Q Home Decor’s Labels & Poster Posters, labels and point of sales you see in Q Home Decor’s showroom that changes every month are designed internally by myself.