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 and the SUNSTUDIOS 2017 Emerging Photographer Award. Some of his photographic works has been showcased in Sydney, Australia in various collective exhibitions.
He is available for national and international assignments.