Sonny Thakur

Sonny is the Photo Editor at GRID. His images have appeared in Rogue, Esquire, Elle Decoration, Smile, Travel + Leisure SEA, Harpers Bazar Korea, and Mind Food; his commercial work includes Hershey's, Aboitiz Group and BBDO Guerrero. He has attended The Angkor Photo Workshop and the Delhi Photo Workshop; he is currently represented by Getty Global Assignments. He also fixes up a mean cocktail and a great cup of coffee. His travel essentials include an Aeropress and portable grinder.

Stories List

The Northern Brew

Amid the immovable forces of commercial beer, the craft brewers are still here.

Bouldering with the Sony A7R IV

Can Sony’s newest pro camera keep up with unpredictable movements?

The Last Salt Makers of Bohol

Amidst fire, water, and ash, the last of Bohol’s Asin Tibuok makers fight to keep their traditions alive.

Threads that Bind: The Weavers of Palawan

Within Palawan island lies a history of its people’s crafts that runs as deep as the waters that surround it.

Off the Beaten Path

Some people have been waiting a near-decade for the slow, sleepy town of San Vicente to catch up.

Notes on Maguindanao

A datu goes to his hometown with food history on his mind, and returns with more.

A Man Called Horsefly & Other Stories From the Masbate Rodeo

Forget what you know of Filipino Fiestas, you’ll find no flowers or saints here at the Masbate Rodeo.