as an advertising creative for 20 years, farlet vale has won a number of awards. silver at the spikes asia advertising awards, gold at the creative guild of the philippines , finalist in the cannes lions international advertising awards among others.
he took up cinematography under mowelfund, documentary filmmaking under nick deocampo, professional photography and photojournalism under the philippine center for photojournalism and has been part of a number of group exhibits. bata-batuta (street kids), bisita iglesia (philippine churches), and kasuso (breast cancer victims)
after being a serious photo-hobbyist for 15 years, he has decided do documentary and advertising photography full time. he currently runs image collective photography and is a member of the philippine center for photojournalism.