Arj Muñoz (1979) is a professional travel photographer based in the Philippines. During the past decades, he devoted his time in pursuit of photography as his passion, maintaining several websites that feature his photography collections. Arj also coaches business professionals and entrepreneurs who have found a special interest in photography.
His professional career in photography started in early 2002 as apprentice of his old friend, a renowned German-Australian photographer who organize and conducts international travel photography workshops that based in Manila, along with various commercial photography jobs.
In 2012 one of his photo in Battambang, Cambodia “Child Labor” was picked and featured in "My Shot" a monthly photo competition in National Geographic.
In 2014, he published his first coffee table book "My Point of View" - a travel photography book consisting of people, culture and nature shots taken from different countries in Asia, particularly the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar, along with some of his personally selected macro photography shots.
In 2017, he conducted a short photography seminar and one of the judges of the same photo event in ADB “Asian Development Bank”.
In 2019 he was hired as a curator / gallery manager of Antonio’s Gallery located in Century City Mall in Makati City.
On the same year of 2019, he published another coffee table book covering south to north of "Vietnam - A Photographic Journey Through the Land of the Ascending Dragon" together with his two photo enthusiast friends.
Arj is now conducting his own photo tour and workshop in small group or special one on one photo session from basic to advance photography including post-processing. His stock photos are available in FineArtAmerica, GettyImages | iStock, Alamy and his own website www.arjmunoz.com.
He is a lifetime member of International Freelance Photographers Organization (IFPO) and the Master Photographers Association (MPA)
For booking professional photography tour, coaching sessions and opportunities for collaborative work, you may reach him at [email protected].