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Typhoon Yolanda Third Year Anniversary

Typhoon Yolanda Third Year Anniversary – it’s been 3 years now… a lot of things have happened, and still ever grateful to be a part of this. No matter what kind of challenges have come our way, against the odds…View full post »

Sangyaw Festival 2016

Sangyaw Festival 2016   Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPHView 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 »

Yolanda Candlelight Memorial 2015

“Gone but never forgotten.” Yolanda Candlelight Memorial 2015 (Tacloban City, Philippines) – Just like that, it’s been 2 years now, the wounds might have healed for some, but the scars remain. In November 8, 2013,View 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 »

I met The Joker

I met The Joker Featuring: Ethaniele Loise Abella, Aiky Ausa & The Joker (as Himself) Make-up Artist: Scarlet Dela Rea Location: Hangar X Studio (GPS coordinates: unknown)   Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, LeicaView full post »

Binondo – The Chinatown of Manila

Binondo – The Chinatown of Manila. Once you make your left turn from Recto, you will suddenly be transformed to another world. The old authentic feel of a typical Chinatown is evident the moment you walk in. Old structures, fadedView 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 »

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 »

The other side of Manila

The other side of Manila… here’s another look from the usual uber-urbanized metropolis and capital of the Philippines.   Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPHView full post »

A Slice of Life in Manila

A slice of life in Manila… the energy of life in the capital is like clockwork, there is that spontaneity of movement and chaotic chorus of urban life. I love to shoot in places like this. There is that constant kinetics that makesView full post »

Barangay Costa Brava, San Jose – June 2014

Barangay Costa Brava, San Jose – June 2014 (Tacloban City, Philippines)   Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPH  View full post »

8 months after Typhoon Yolanda

8 months after Typhoon Yolanda   Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPH, Nikon D800E, Nikkor AFD 85mm 1.4, Nikkor AFS 24mm 1.4, Nikkor AFS 17-35mm 2.8View 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 »

A revisit to Barangay Costa Brava, San Jose

A revisit to Barangay Costa Brava, San Jose… the living conditions in this barangay is still reminiscent of the effects of Typhoon Yolanda, as if the storm has just left a few weeks ago. Sad to say, the improvements in this place areView 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 »

6 Months After Typhoon Yolanda

6 months after Typhoon Yolanda – just like that! It’s been more than 6 months by now. Life here has continued to struggle. But no matter how optimistic we are (we should be by the way), sad to say, the reality of it is: theView full post »

Typhoon Yolanda – Haiyan in Tacloban City

January 25, 2014 update: posted another blog article — My Typhoon Yolanda Afterthoughts December 20, 2013 update: posted another blog article —  The Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath November 24, 2013 update: added new photos andView full post »

Featured Photo: The Sentinel

Featured Photo: The Sentinel The Sentinel Photographer’s note: F/1.4, 1/125, ISO 2500, Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPHView full post »

Pasqualino’s Ristorante in Samar Revisited

Pasqualino’s Ristorante in Samar revisited… Pasqualino’s Ristorante, Samar Pasqualino’s Ristorante, Samar Pasqualino’s Ristorante, Samar Pasqualino’s Ristorante, Samar Photographer’s note: Leica MView full post »

Featured Photo: Tacloban Astrodome

Featured Photo: Tacloban Astrodome It was a stormy rainy day on my way back home, had to stop for this one. Tacloban City Convention Center Photographer’s note: F/5.6, 1/125, ISO 1600, Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPHView full post »

Canto Fresco

Canto Fresco at the Tacloban Astrodome For the best hand-rolled pizza in town… Canto Fresco offers a unique artistic ambience, good food and ideally located in between the downtown and uptown area of Tacloban. Here are some few snapsView 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 »

Featured Photo: Fruit Vendors

Featured Photo: Fruit Vendors Fruit Vendors Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPHView full post »