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Mac Dimanlig: Profile + Interview

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Mac Dimanlig: Interview

The first words that comes to your mind when you hear Inspiration, Passion, and Strength

My Mom, Dancing, Confidence

Who are you? (Answer how you interpret this question)

I am a unique individual who loves being around people. I may not talk to you at first but at the end of the night, I'm going to make sure we've connected.

Why do you do what you do?

I love taking photos because I'd always want to capture (in stills) memories of a great event, a wonderful scene, and the simple joys of everyday living.

When did you know this is what you wanted to do, and what events led you to choose it?

I don't think of photography as "This is it. This is what I wanted to do." It's more like I'm greatly passionate about and I'll keep going until I don't enjoy it anymore. I've always said that since I stopped dancing, I started taking photos of people on stage. Photography started as an outlet for me.

Toughest thing you had to overcome to do what you do? And what/who helped you?

I think the challenge of keeping inspired and motivated is tough to overcome. If I'm in such situations, I just go out and appreciate the little things around me.

Has anyone/anything ever inspired you to become who you are (to follow your dreams)? Have you ever inspired anyone directly?

My family and friends are my greatest inspirations. Then the people who I meet long the way adds fuel to the fire and the desire to work even harder. I think so, and I hope my artistry inspires other people.

One mistake that you made in your journey? How have you learnt from them?

I can't really remember a particular mistake, but if there's one thing I've learned along the journey, it is that you have to keep the negative people out of your life and keep the positive vibe rolling.

Upcoming projects? Plans/goal? (about anything, if you have any)

My daily goal is to appreciate every single day and take it as a new opportunity to inspire people. Currently, I'm doing photoshoots for my friends over the summer.

What advice would you give to other people? (Just about life in general - It could be about anything)

Be RAD. (respect, appreciate, desire)

Say anything you want, about anything (Last words)

I just want to give a shoutout to my beautiful mother,  "Hi, Mom!" She would be very happy to see this profile interview. Thank you B&G for this opportunity.

Mac Dimanlig: Profile

Full name

Mac Dimanlig


Actual Age or Mental Age?

Place of Birth? (city, country)


Where you live now? (city, country)

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Origins (where parents are from)? (city, country)


First Language?


What do you do? (Profession/Occupation)

I am a student at Carleton University and a photographer.

How long have you been doing it?

I've been taking photos for 5 years.

Fav Song

Rock With You by The King of Pop

FavMusician/Vocal artist/Rapper/Singer

Bee Gees, Earth, Wind, & Fire, Michael Jackson, Pharrell Williams,


Home Alone, The Lord of The Rings Trilogy

Fav Actor/Actress

Macaulay Culkin, Zooey Deschanel

Fav Clothing brand

BDG, I Love Ugly, Nike

Fav Visual artist/photographer/videographer/Dancer/choreographer

Brandon Stanton (Humans of New York)

Fav Sport to watch


Fav Sport to play