Tepo Weaving in Tandubas, Tawi-Tawi

In Tandubas, Tawi-Tawi, photographer Jacob Maentz shoots the geometrical patterns and colors of a Tepo, a mat made from pandan leaves, as well as the Sama-Bajau who diligently weaves it.

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New Video Reel from Tawi-Tawi

Last month I teamed up with The EXTRA MILE Productions who documented my trip to Tawi-Tawi, the southern most province in the Philippines. This is a place I had always

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Agta Community Looking at Their Photos

A year after our first visit to this Agta community in a remote part of the Sierra Madres, we returned with photos. The community was so excited to see their

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Manobo Song on a Bamboo Zeither

A song played for us while in San Fernando, Bukidnon last week.

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Although we are somewhat shy being the ones in front of the camera, we thought we would do a short video update as we enter into the final stretch of

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