A self-taught photographer from Panasinan, Philippines, Joe Malicdem is commonly referred to as “The One Man Production Photographer.” He is a makeup artist, stylist, art director, costume designer, and photographer all in one. While he usually finds inspiration in salon posters, magazine covers and commercial billboards, Malicdem’s imagination is unlimited and he always puts his creative touch in to every project. He tends to focus on skin texture in his works. Malicdem also teaches photography and photo editing. In 2014, he
traveled abroad to share his God-given talent. He successfully facilitated workshops in Doha (Qatar), Dubai (UAE), and Manila (Philippines). He was Manila Bulletin's “Photographer of the Week” on January 25, 2011. His photos were also featured in Digital Photographer Magazine (UK), iMAG Photography Magazine and Extragant Magazine.