Ronald de Jong


Koronadal City, Philippines

Ronald de Jong is a freelance travel photographer and writer, based in Mindanao, the Philippines. His photographs and articles have been published in various magazines and other periodicals around the world. He loves photography and has a deep passion for the Philippines, a country with an amazing array of photographic wonders.

Through his photography he wants to uncover the way he sees the fascinating island of Mindanao, his versatility and ability to respect and understand the local culture and people helps him preserving memories, sharing experiences and to illustrate the essence of the ever present natural beauty of the Philippines and its rich cultural heritage.

Because of his independent character, imaginative mind and free spirit Ronald seldom takes assignments, instead he wants to concentrate on composing inspiring images that will show unforgettable moments and enchanting sceneries, creating stock images and writing. Ronald has traversed several parts of Mindanao extensively in pursuit of his passion, looking for and finding beauty in our everyday surroundings and capturing a wide palette of places and faces.

His work has an unique, balanced blend between travel photography, candid shots and photojournalism. None of Ronald's photographs have been digitally manipulated, his aim is to keep the images true to their origin. It is this straight-forward and no-nonsense approach that makes each of his images a remarkable reflection of reality.

Stories by this author

Title Destinations Date Published
Jan 2, 2014
Oct 1, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
Nov 20, 2011
Jun 22, 2014
Sep 3, 2013
Feb 29, 2012
Nov 1, 2013
Apr 21, 2010
May 15, 2014
Jan 22, 2010
Oct 23, 2008
Dec 31, 2009
Mar 4, 2010
Feb 11, 2010
Jan 28, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
May 1, 2013
Mar 25, 2010
Jan 2, 2013
Nov 19, 2014
Jan 13, 2012
Oct 28, 2011
Feb 28, 2014
Aug 29, 2012