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Basey Fiesta 2015

Basey Fiesta 2015 (Basey, Samar) – A beautiful town, all the more made more beautiful by its people. Their celebration of the town fiesta is deeply centered on aged-old traditions and Christian values. I am honored and privilegedView full post »

Sangyaw Festival 2015

Sangyaw Festival 2015   Photographer’s note: Nikon D750, Nikkor AFD 85mm 1.4View full post »

Pintados Festival 2015

Pintados Festival 2015   Photographer’s note: Nikon D750, Nikkor AFS 70-200mm 2.8 VRIIView full post »

Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome 2014

Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome 2014 The carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome has been a yearly event during the fiesta month of June. It’s nostalgia to be able to go there and see how life is getting back to where it was before.View full post »

Back at the Carnival again?

Back at the Carnival again? Sharing one more set of the Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome… This one was after the fiesta, there were far lesser people, not jam-packed like the ones during the weeks before fiesta. This carnivalView full post »

Inktrada in Color

Inktrada in color, just for a change huh? Yes, I become so attached with black and white photography that it is a fresh twist to shoot some in color this time around. Why not? Anyway, here it is, I hope you like them… Inktrada: BlackView full post »

Sangyaw Parade of Lights 2013 Photos

Sharing to you some of the Sangyaw Parade of Lights 2013 photos. The festival has gotten into some new twists, the festival is now a hybrid of cultural genre, a mix of the old and the new, oh I even started to see Iron Men and PowerView full post »

Buyogan Festival – The Making of a Champion

Buyogan Festival – The Making of a Champion I was lucky enough to be a part of shooting this year’s Buyogan Festival contingent who eventually became the grand champion of the recently concluded Pintados-Kasadyaan FestivalView full post »

Sangyaw Parade of Lights Festival 2013

Sangyaw Parade of Lights Festival 2013 – the parade was moved from June 29 to the feast day on June 30 due to the typhoon. It was supposed to be for the first time the Pintados-Kasadyaan and Sangyaw festivals to be held on the sameView full post »

Pintados Kasadyaan 2013 Photos

Here are some of my favorite Pintados Kasadyaan 2013 photos. The typhoon didn’t stop the participants from performing, I did not want to go home without any photos to remember either… Anyway, I had a blast even with theView full post »

Buyogan Festival – Grand Champion Pintados Kasadyaan 2013

Abuyog’s Buyogan Festival did it again! Once again grand champion of the Pintados Kasadyaan 2013. They came back strong and determined, and they buzzed their way to the coveted crown just like bees swarming to its honeycomb… IView full post »

Pintados Kasadyaan Festival 2013

Pintados Kasadyaan Festival 2013 — the bad weather took its toll on the festival preventing the contingents from dancing on the major streets of Tacloban City for its annual street parade supposedly to start at 8:00AM today. For theView full post »

More photos of Inktrada 3

I’m sharing some more photos of Inktrada 3. I have high regard in body art particularly on tattoos… I have this crazy idea that someday I might get myself inked, what do you think? Inktrada: Black & Gray Inktrada: BlackView full post »

Inktrada 3

Sharing some photos of Inktrada 3: Black & Gray – held on June 22, 2013 in Tacloban City. A tattoo artists’ competition of local grown talents. The competition featured renowned tattoist Ricky Sta. Ana as the judge. Being aView full post »

RTR Plaza at Night

Fun at the RTR Plaza at night… it’s been a jam-packed Tacloban City here with the fiesta fever on high levels these days. One can hang out in an array of choices at night. One of them is RTR Plaza in Justice Romualdez Street.View full post »

Parayawan at Balyuan 2013

Parayawan at Balyuan is back, and this signifies a countdown to Tacloban’s celebration of its fiesta on June 30. Filled with barbecue stands, with live music every night and the sea breeze over the Cancabatoc Bay…View full post »

Why the full frame works for me?

Why the full frame works for me? There have been a lot of debate whether to go full frame or not. In the Nikon jargon it is whether to use DX or FX format. I was one of the early adaptors for the FX format when I first picked up the NikonView full post »

Pintados Kasadyaan Festival 2012 Revisited

Just a quick revisit on the Pintados Kasaydaan Festival 2012… I sense a lot of uncertainties toward this event in the years to come. I hope that politics will not come in the way in celebrating the spirit of the festivals that haveView full post »

HDR

HDR (high dynamic range) is a technique used by extending the dynamic range capabilities of the camera by combining several shots with different exposure values into one. Like shooting one shot with normal exposure, one underexposed andView full post »

Sangyaw Festival at the Balyuan Amphitheater

The Sangyaw Festival culminated at the Balyuan Amphitheater. After the “Parade of Lights” around the major streets of Tacloban City, the festival ended with stage performances by the different participants of the parade, mostlyView full post »

Intentional Blur

Intentional blur sometimes creates an interesting effect. It connotes movement and action. It also sometimes can create an interesting abstract effect. Sharpness is important, but it’s a refreshing to break the rules at times. TheView full post »

Sangyaw Festival Parade of Lights 2012

The Sangyaw Festival Parade of Lights 2012 was the first of its kind. It was now the festival of lights that started at night rather than the usual day parade. It was a nice experience from a photographer’s standpoint. Lowlight,View full post »

Tacloban City International Jetski Competition 3

This would be my last of my post for the Tacloban City International Jetski Competition. I couldn’t let it go without posting this last set hehe. I had a blast shooting the event, although I had to cut short to go to the opening ofView full post »

Tacloban City International Jetski Competition 2

I’m sharing more shots from the Tacloban City International Jetski Competition. One thing I have to note is even at these high shutter speeds, sometimes they are not enough to freeze the motion, so be mindful of the shutter speedsView full post »