In High School Manibusan began exploring a career in photography. For years she was self taught shooting Street Photography and quickly found work with Realtors, Musicians & Families. After completing an internship at Food & Wine Magazine and receiving an education from Brooks Institute of Photography, where she studied Commercial Photography, she returned to San Diego where she resides today.
For over 20 years, she has successfully and creatively captured the essence of her subjects, including Families and Family Events, Businesses, Fine Art, Events/Fundraisers, Pets, Maternity, Newborns, Fashion, Hotels, Weddings and more. Her photographs have been in brochures, magazines (print/online), newspaper/other forms of print, internet advertising, press material, social media outlets, resource books and have been displayed and viewed internationally.
She worked with Radio Station Sophie 103.7 in San Diego covering: Rob Thomas, Sugar Ray, Uncle Kracker, Switchfoot, Better Than Ezra, Mat Kearney, James Blunt, Melissa Etheridge and more. She also worked with other Radio Stations for Events and Concerts throughout San Diego.
Previously, she worked with a Celebrity Fashion Designer, a former contestant from Season One of Rhianna's Television show, "Styled to Rock." She worked as his personal BTS Photographer.
She created an idea for a commercial that is being pitched and is working with a Producer/Composer/Musician writing lyrics and singing on several of his tracks. She is also working on an animation project where she will be voicing two characters and singing two songs. She was recently interviewed for an online magazine's, "Rising Star" section soon to be published.
Her images and photojournalism articles have been published through the following:
Stage32, Discover North County Magazine, RESiN MAGAZiNE, Reviewer Magazine, YOU Magazine, Circulo Hispanic, Peyk Magazine, San Diego Reader (Online), 944 MAGAZINE, OC Newspaper, Ocean Magazine, La2Day, The San Diego Union Tribune, Dream Homes Magazine, Slamm Magazine, & International Center of Photography Resource Book.