Norberto Tongoy is a photographer born and raised in a farming community in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines and now based in Sydney, Australia. His recent work-in-progress explores the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in central Philippines and a photographic study of fitting in to a different culture.
He is interested in documenting the human conditions that expose stories to seek awareness and understanding. He shares an eye-witness view of the story behind the lives of people and/or events, capturing the most prominent and vivid moments of life. His series Tomorrow was a finalist of the 2016 William & Winifred Bowness Photography Prize. Some of his photographic works has been showcased in Sydney, Australia in various collective exhibitions.
He is available for national and international assignments.