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Illustrado Faces – Submit Your Entry

Model & Photographer Collaboration

Illustrado Faces celebrates Filipino beauty!

We are inviting photographers and beautiful Filipinos and Filipinas on a collaborative project devoted to promote the Pinoy’s natural charm.

Send us your superbly shot BLACK & WHITE portraits in high-resolution (max 1mb – compressed) through the entry form here.

Qualifier images will be posted on our Facebook page for voting.  The best images – 1) Illustrado’s Choice and, 2) People’s Choice (the one with the most votes), will be published in Illustrado Magazine, as well as on our website and digital magazine. Apart from the chance of getting your work or your picture published, winners – both model and photographer, and for both People’s Choice and Illustrado’s Choice – will win some cool prizes from our sponsors.


  • All models should be Filipino or should have Filipino heritage. We welcome entries from countries outside the UAE.  However, since the prize sponsors are based in the emirates, winning entries outside the country will not be able to receive prizes – unless an authorized UAE-contact is appointed to claim the prize.  If you accept this condition, do join.
  • Photos should be HEAD SHOTS (portrait/vertical orientation), NOT full body or half-body shots.
  • Photos should depict natural Filipino charm – i.e. no heavy or stylized make-up or artificial-looking contact lenses.
  • Models should not wear any hats or any headgear or accessories that will cover the face.
  • Post processing should be kept to a minimum. We will not be accepting heavily Photoshopped images.
  • In respect of the local cultural sensitivities, models should not be dressed in overly revealing clothes or have a provocative projection.
  • Photos sent to us will only be used for the purpose of this project.
  • Photos should not be watermarked with any name/logo. However, photos will be duly attributed to the relevant photographer within the page layout.
  • Illustrado reserves the right to exclude inappropriate entries or those that do not make the cut.  Illustrado reserves the right to disqualify entries where Autoliking, “sock puppets” or any other spurious methods of gathering votes have been utilized.  Illustrado’s choice of winners is final.  By submitting your entry, you confirm to abide by these rules and regulations.
  • Please include in your e-mail and full contact details (both photographer and model) so that we may get in touch.
  • You may send up to 3 photos from where we will choose the best entry.

For enquiries you may call us at: +971-4-365 4547 or e-mail us at


Full Name - Photographer (required)

E-Mail Address (required)

Facebook Page (required)

Website or Portfolio Page

Country (required)


Full Name - Model (required)

E-Mail Address (required)

Facebook Page (required)

Model's Profile - Pls tell us about yourself (required)

You may send up to 3 photos from where we will choose the best entry. Images should be high quality but compressed. Max file size is 1MB each.

Your Entry (required)

Your Entry

Your Entry

Are you from outside the UAE? Entries from outside the emirates are welcome. However, since our prize sponsors are UAE-based, winning entries outside the country will not receive prizes, unless you authorize a UAE contact to claim it for you. By sending your entry, you confirm that you accept these terms.

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