Discover Manila’s most beautiful hidden destinations that are photo-worthy, but underrated. This year, Uber and Canon team up with leading travel bloggers and photographers to bring to life the stories of these places through compelling visual imagery.
Uber took Kryz Uy, Benj Ramos, and Aaron Quinto were taken to places such as Puerta Real Gardens, a hidden and well preserved garden from 18th-century Intramuros; Manila Central Post Office, a model of neoclassical architecture that was rebuilt after the second World War; and Bahay Nakpil-Bautista, an art deco-influenced and historically significant heritage home.
Each influencer uncover and capture the unique perspective of their cities through the lens of Canon’s mirrorless EOS M cameras. This campaign is part of Uber’s mission of unlocking the potential of cities by harnessing technology.
“Working with local influencers, Uber can leverage data-driven and culturally-relevant insights to tell the stories of how cities move,” according to Eshan Ponnadurai, Director, Brand and Strategy Asia-Pacific at Uber.
“Every city has its unique characteristics that may at times be veiled, and photography has the powerful ability to capture and express the beauty of these hidden gems to a wider community,” said Naohiko Hayashi, Senior Director and General Manager of Regional ICP Sales and Marketing Center, Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Uber invites you to unveil the beauty of the Metro by capturing the beauty of your favorite place and post it on Instagram with a short description of why you think this hidden gem deserves more attention. Tag @uber_phl and use #HiddenCitiesPH #CanonxUberPH.
Find out more about #HiddenCities by checking out the images of Manila’s hidden destinations along with the stories they tell at www.uber.com/hidden-cities.