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 Path Of Pan de Sal

“Pan de sal is the bread of our history, at the core of our culture, at the heart of our tastes.”

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 Price of Salt

Famous on the internet as “The Dinosaur Egg,” Bohol’s Asin Tibuok now stands on the brink of its own extinction.

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

His name was Bangaw, and he was a cowboy from Boracay.