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Revisiting Costa Brava, San Jose

Revisiting Costa Brava, San Jose – one of the worst-hit barangays in Tacloban City during the landfall of Typhoon Yolanda on that fateful day, November 8, 2013. Most of the families have transferred to the new relocation site by now,View full post »

Shades of Gray

What’s up? It has been quite a while! Life has been so kind to keep me tied-up with its intricacies, and I am trying hard to catch up haha! Well, here I am, still stubbornly shooting the world with different shades of gray. InView full post »

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 »

Procession of Mother Mary in Basey, Samar

Procession of Mother Mary in Barangay Basiao, Basey, Samar Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summicron-M 28mm 2 ASPHView full post »

A quick revisit of San Juanico Bridge

A quick revisit of San Juanico Bridge, majestic and iconic as ever. It’s been quite a while since Typhoon Yolanda (International name: Haiyan) struck our place, and this bridge has survived the storm, stood tall, and served as anView full post »

Incredible India 2

Incredible India 2 Before we move on to the next adventure, I’d like to share one more post from India. I shot a combination of Micro 4/3 and rangefinder. The rangefinder (a B&W camera) I wasn’t quite sure at first bringingView full post »

Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya, Thailand   Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summicron-M 28mm 2 ASPHView full post »

Incredible India 1

INCREDIBLE INDIA 1 Incredible it is! Here are some loooooong overdue (pre-Yolanda/Haiyan) photos. Given the chance, I can shoot all week long. It’s a photographer’s haven as so many have said, and I couldn’t agree more.View full post »

A Photo walk in Tacloban Aftermath Yolanda

A photo walk in Tacloban aftermath Typhoon Yolanda. After the typhoon, simple things in life all the more matter. An early morning (or late afternoon) photo walk in and around the city can be as fulfilling than ever before. For some, itView full post »

Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath: Rawis

Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath: Rawis. This is one of the places I frequently visited over the last few months. The place is known to have the cargo ship that carried full load of sacks containing cement, and was forcefully moved by the typhoonView full post »

Santo Niño Church after Typhoon Yolanda

Santo Niño Church after Typhoon Yolanda. Much have been destroyed, and even churches were not spared from the typhoon. This church is particularly important to the people of Tacloban City since this houses the patron saint of the cityView full post »

Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath in Monochrome

Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath in Monochrome Finally got the chance to shoot some photos of the aftermath in a purely monochrome fashion. I’ve long to do this, but the recovery efforts here has hindered me in doing so. It has taken muchView full post »

Typhoon Yolanda – Mass Grave in San Joaquin

Typhoon Yolanda – Mass Grave in San Joaquin, Palo, Leyte It’s been a while not posting here, but it does not mean I have stopped shooting. In fact, it’s quite the opposite… I have shot around thousands of shots byView full post »

Monochrom Adventures 2

Monochrom Adventures 2 I shot this wide open at F/2, notice how the background blurs after the rocks… I used an orange colored filter to act as a neutral density to minimize the light coming in so that I am able to shoot wide openView full post »

Monochrom Adventures 1

Monochrom Adventures 1 I’m running out of words and titles… but I think what is important are the photos. I’ll let them speak (if they can LOL!). I caught this sunset shot at the Rafael’s Farm in Babatngon,View full post »

Featured Photo: The White Horse

Featured Photo: The White Horse Photographer’s note: F/2, 1/ 1500,  ISO 320, Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summicron-M 28mm 2 ASPHView full post »

Canto Fresco Revisited

Canto Fresco Revisited… Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summicron-M 28mm 2 ASPHView full post »

Featured Photo: Care for Crepe?

Featured Photo: Care for Crepe? Photographer’s note: ISO 320, Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summicron-M 28mm 2 ASPHView full post »

Featured Photo: Dreaming of Happy Lemon

Featured Photo: Dreaming of Happy Lemon… hhhmmm, yummy! Photographer’s note: F/2, 1/180, ISO 400, Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summicron-M 28mm 2 ASPHView full post »

The Making of Made in Candy

The Making of Made in Candy Photographer’s note: F/2, 1/125, ISO 1600, Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summicron-M 28mm 2 ASPHView full post »

It is an Arcade World after all!

It is an arcade world after all… Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summicron-M 28mm 2 ASPHView full post »

Featured Photo: The Tricycle strikes back!

Featured Photo: The Tricycle strikes back! Photographer’s note: F/8, 1/15, ISO 320, Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summicron-M 28mm 2 ASPHView full post »

Featured Photo: Co-existence

Featured Photo: Co-existence Can we co-exist? Is there room for everybody in this world to live side by side? There seems to be a lot of intolerance, indifference, discrimination, hypocrisy and hatred. Where has the good ol’View full post »

Featured Photo: Circles

Featured Photo: Circles Photographer’s note: 1/125, ISO 400, Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summicron-M 28mm 2 ASPHView full post »