JL Javier is a freelance photographer based in Manila. He graduated from the Ateneo De Manila University in 2015 with a Bachelor in Fine Arts degree majoring in Information Design.
He primarily takes portraits, but also likes to shoot documentary and fashion. His inspirations include the photography of Mikael Jansson, the paintings of Rembrandt, and his cat Salem.
He currently works part-time at CNN Philippines Life as staff photographer. His work has appeared in local publications such as The Philippine STAR, Rogue Magazine, Scout Magazine, and Esquire Magazine Philippines.