9 Must-Visit Places at Night to fulfill your Instagram Goals!

Words by Oriana Cuenca | Oppo Reno2 Photos by Eunick Nobe

There is magic in the air whenever the sun goes down. Nothing signals the end of a busy day like the arrival of glittering lights and a sky full of stars. The evening comes with its own set of adventures and breathtaking sights, so here are 9 scenic places for that million dollar evening view.

Nuvali TeamLab Water: Interactive Water Show

If you are up south, you can check out the new Interactive Water Show at Nuvali. Created by TeamLab, the display shows a variety of interactive artworks projected on a larger-than-life water screen display that spans 100-meters wide and 15-meters high. You can also be a part of the show as you can control some of the display with your smartphone. 

TeamLab is behind world-renowned shows like MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: teamLab Borderless in Odaiba, Tokyo, the massive body immersive space teamLab Planets TOKYO in Toyosu, Tokyo, Singapore’s largest interactive digital playground, Future World: Where Art Meets Science, and recently also opened Wander, Explore, and Discover: #teamLabBorderless in Shanghai, China. 

Tip: With the OPPO Reno2, you can be a part of the water show and of course, take photos with its Ultra Dark Mode to make sure that you document your art piece. 


Tunnel of Light, Pasig 

Get into the holiday spirit with Ortigas East’s annual Christmas Street Musical Tunnel. Witness Frontera Verde transformed into a festive display of lights that flicker in time with music. Play around with the light ratio of OPPO Reno2’s Ultra Dark Mode and you’ll be sure to capture these glittering lights.

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VU’s Sky Bar Marco Polo, Ortigas

The neon pink lights give way for the breathtaking city view of this Central Business District. The sky lounge, located at the 45th floor of the Marco Polo Hotel, gives a picture perfect reminder that Ortigas is a city that doesn’t sleep. Up your instagram game with the Reno2’s Ultra Night Mode and get a focused shot in your best outfit with the neon lights blurred in the background.

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The Dome at Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati

No list of evening scenery can be complete without the dazzling lights of the Ayala Triangle Garden. As an added surprise this holidays, the dome of Tower One and Exchange Plaza has also been lit for the first time. Witness the dome burst with color as 3D projections light up the night. You can use the Reno2’s Ultra Wide Angle to capture the full show projected on the dome. 


You can also record the show with a phone that can handle the low light. Reno2’s Ultra Dark Mode also supports low light videos. The perfect feature to capture the holiday lights.

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The Bayleaf,  Manila

Located within the historic walls of Intramuros, The Bayleaf is a boutique hotel with a charming rooftop restaurant. Feast on some Filipino favorites with a 360 degree backdrop of the capital city’s skyline. Capture the night in all its glory with the Ultra Wide Angle Mode on one of OPPO’s latest phones. The bright lights and bustling city will surely leave you marveling over how much the city has changed.

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Gift of Wonders, Tiendesitas

Your christmas shopping will never be the same again as you go to Tiendesitas. The Gift of Wonders showcase bigger-than-life installation that will awaken your Christmas and gift-giving spirit, located at the Food and Pet Village.

The House of Stars is an immersive installation with vibrant colors and dancing lights that encapsulate the light and warmth of a Filipino Christmas. 

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Tip: You can take portrait photos with Bokeh effect with your OPPO Reno2.


Sky Ranch, Tagaytay

With carnival music over the speakers, a slight chill in the air, and the glow of the Ferris Wheel behind you, Sky Ranch paints a surprisingly wistful picture when the sky turns dark. With most of the crowd heading home in the day, a walk through this amusement park at night would be filled long conversations and warm glowing lights. 

The OPPO Reno2 has an Optical Image Stabilization feature. This helps you in low light conditions or when you don’t have a tripod. It’s also a bonus if you can catch the fireworks display during the Holiday season! 

For a dreamy shot on the moving carousel, try OPPO Reno2’s Optical Image Stabilization to get that perfect shot on the move.

The Penthouse 87/47, Makati

You’ll find yourself transported back to the Roaring 20’s at The Penthouse 87/47. The chic lounge is bathed in gold with Gatsby-inspired interiors, but look over the railings and you’ll find a city that’s every bit as vibrant. Relive the evening’s best memories with Reno2’s Expert Mode that can give you the freedom to adjust your camera settings to capture any subject no matter the lighting conditions are. 

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Humming Bird Rooftop Bar, Quezon City

The Humming Bird is a hidden sanctuary amidst the chaos of the Tomas Morato area. The rooftop bar is decked in greenery in line with its nature theme, and the combination of urban and environmental creates a laid back spot for a drink with friends.

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Scrumptious meals await you here too, and the OPPO Reno2 can capture the vibrant colors of any dish, with no bright lighting necessary.

Views like these are far more than a pretty picture. They are the backdrops for celebration. It could be a round of drinks with co-workers after finishing a project, or it could be a toast to a successful business deal. You could be celebrating an anniversary dinner or bringing your partner under the stars to pop the question.

Preserve these moments with the OPPO Reno2’s Ultra Dark Mode. With other topnotch videography features like Ultra Steady Mode and Ultra Wide Angle Video, the night is yours to remember. Reno2’s Ultra Dark Mode gives a wide range of light intensity and light ration to capture amazing videos and images even at low light conditions.

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Ultra Steady Mode is ready record even your wildest adventures. Equipped with Electronic Image Stabilization and Optical Image Stabilization, OPPO Reno2 is capable of delivering excellent image stability no matter how shaky the camera gets.

Capture the endless skylines with Ultra Wide Angle, and for the little details, the Reno2 supports 1080P 60fps zoom with the primary camera. For an instagram-worthy effect, Bokeh Effect Video blurs the backgrounds to focus on a single subject while the HDR Portrait can handle those neon light selfies.

The night is young and full of possibilities. OPPO Reno2’s Ultra Dark Mode will help you own the night because #AnyoneIsAStorymaker. 

This holiday season, OPPO is giving back to its loyal customers by offering big price drops of up to 30% on their selected smartphone models. If you purchase an OPPO Reno2 or Reno2 F this December, you also get exciting freebies and giveaways! Celebrate the season of giving with the PamaskOPPO campaign and get your Marine Green or Space Purple A9 2020 for now only Php 13,990. 

Check out www.oppo.com/ph or check the official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OPPOPH for more info!