Miguel Nacianceno

GRID President

Miguel is an editorial and commercial photographer with a penchant for food as a subject. His earlier work spans screenwriting and film production and has spent some time in New York for a film workshop. Miguel’s photographs have appeared in local and international publications, as well as commercial campaigns for the country’s leading companies. He is currently GRID’s President, as well as part of its team of photographers.

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​​Borongan is on the cusp of reinventing its sleepy town into a Visayas surfing capital. Learning from the cautionary tales of its predecessors, the city is masterplanning its transformation by sports tourism.
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​​On the Crest of a Wave

​​Borongan is on the cusp of reinventing its sleepy town into a Visayas surfing capital. Learning from the cautionary tales of its predecessors, the city is masterplanning its transformation by sports tourism.

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​​On the Crest of a Wave

​​Borongan is on the cusp of reinventing its sleepy town into a Visayas surfing capital. Learning from the cautionary tales of its predecessors, the city is masterplanning its transformation by sports tourism.

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Our greatest adventures following the outdoorsmen, conservationists, and experts who know our natural spaces inside and out.
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GRID Expedition Series

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Baguio City was the first in the country to reopen its doors to travelers. Months later, the locals still lean on each other for support, as they never know how long those doors will stay open.
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Over the Hills and Far Away

Baguio City was the first in the country to reopen its doors to travelers. Months later, the locals still lean on each other for support, as they never know how long those doors will stay open.

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Some dishes just taste like home. Unearthing a family recipe for pancit molo has writer Denise Gonsalves thinking about her hometown in Iloilo.
Hometown Stories

My Grandfather’s Molo Soup

Some dishes just taste like home. Unearthing a family recipe for pancit molo has writer Denise Gonsalves thinking about her hometown in Iloilo.

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JP talks to us about the Cordillera Mountain Ultra, the importance of strengthening communities, and keeping it wild.
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30 Mins. With JP Alipio

JP talks to us about the Cordillera Mountain Ultra, the importance of strengthening communities, and keeping it wild.

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In memory of the best tapsilog and coffee he’s ever had, Miguel Nacianceno convinces his friends to join him on a bike ride to remember.
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Will Ride For Food

In memory of the best tapsilog and coffee he’s ever had, Miguel Nacianceno convinces his friends to join him on a bike ride to remember.

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The hello’s and how-are-you’s: we check in with our partners to see what they’ve been up to.
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Catching Up With Old Friends

The hello’s and how-are-you’s: we check in with our partners to see what they’ve been up to.

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Up north in Baguio, Solana Perez knows how to embrace the wild, having grown up with horses all her life.
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Girl From the North Country

Up north in Baguio, Solana Perez knows how to embrace the wild, having grown up with horses all her life.

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Session Groceries, a fledgling company in Baguio, uses technology to take care of Filipino farmers.
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Where the Green Grass Grows

Session Groceries, a fledgling company in Baguio, uses technology to take care of Filipino farmers.

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The life of a chef isn’t easy. Conversations with some of the Philippines’ best have us more convinced that these are the people who take their work home with them.
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Portraits of a Chef

The life of a chef isn’t easy. Conversations with some of the Philippines’ best have us more convinced that these are the people who take their work home with them.

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What draws someone into a craft, and what keeps them in it? An exploration of craft-making skills leads to picking up a few lessons from three modern-day artists.
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Sleight of Hand

What draws someone into a craft, and what keeps them in it? An exploration of craft-making skills leads to picking up a few lessons from three modern-day artists.

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The world of off-roading, camping, and the great outdoors from the backseat of a Toyota Hilux.
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Thunder Road

The world of off-roading, camping, and the great outdoors from the backseat of a Toyota Hilux.

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Aboard the latest Lexus UX, Team GRID takes a trip down to the southernmost tip of Luzon and finds comfort and luxury in designs made one with nature.
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Searching for Siama

Aboard the latest Lexus UX, Team GRID takes a trip down to the southernmost tip of Luzon and finds comfort and luxury in designs made one with nature.

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An exploration of rice has led Michelle V. Ayuyao to dive deep into its rich history, before uncovering just how much value falls upon a single grain of rice.
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Of Gods and Of Men

An exploration of rice has led Michelle V. Ayuyao to dive deep into its rich history, before uncovering just how much value falls upon a single grain of rice.

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Amid the Marawi conflict, Chiara de Castro meets with the artisans and culture bearers of Lanao del Sur, seeking to understand how cultural identity endures war and displacement.
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The Art of War

Amid the Marawi conflict, Chiara de Castro meets with the artisans and culture bearers of Lanao del Sur, seeking to understand how cultural identity endures war and displacement.

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Writer Karla Quimsing reminisces on the Iloilo of her memories, and describes the Iloilo of today in three vignettes that come together to create an image of her hometown.
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This Must Be the Place

Writer Karla Quimsing reminisces on the Iloilo of her memories, and describes the Iloilo of today in three vignettes that come together to create an image of her hometown.

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Can a tough bike tour around Palawan put a dent in our resident cyclist's love for his favorite pastime?
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When There's A Wheel, There's A Way

Can a tough bike tour around Palawan put a dent in our resident cyclist's love for his favorite pastime?

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Negros is an island shaped—literally and figuratively—by sugar, one of the country’s most economically, historically, and culturally significant crops.
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Sugarland Calling

Negros is an island shaped—literally and figuratively—by sugar, one of the country’s most economically, historically, and culturally significant crops.

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Our country is full of mountains, valleys, forests, and beaches. The best—and perhaps only—way to truly connect to this land is to go out there and witness the power and beauty of nature.
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Keep It Wild: The GRID Expedition I

Our country is full of mountains, valleys, forests, and beaches. The best—and perhaps only—way to truly connect to this land is to go out there and witness the power and beauty of nature.

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Taking the right shot with Jes Aznar and Veejay Villafranca

Photojournalism is a deceptively simple form of photography. Fotomoto 22: Home's Jes Aznar and Veejay Villafranca talk about their journey in a discipline that balances the beauty and reality of life.

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Drinks with the Egg Slut: Chef Alvin Cailan

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Dark Mountain, Part I: A Ship Appears

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Dark Mountain, Part II: A Fathomless Frontier

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