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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 »

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 »

Don Moen Live

Don Moen Live! God is good, all the time…   Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summarit-M 90mm 2.5View 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Small Camera, Big Country

Small Camera, Big Country   Photographer’s note: Panasonic GM1, Panasonic Leica 15mm 1.7, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 MacroView 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 »

Macro Adventures 8

Macro Adventures 8 Before we move on to my next mis-adventure, I’ll share some more photos from the bigger (/smaller — whichever you see it, haha!) side of the world… Cheers!   Photographer’s note: PanasonicView full post »

Macro Adventures 7

Macro Adventures 7 Back to some adventures with my favorite macro lens – the Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8, aka PL45! What I love with this is I can bring a dedicated macro lens especially when on travel, minus the weight and bulk of itsView 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 »

Typhoon Yolanda First Anniversary

Typhoon Yolanda First Anniversary. It’s been a year! The hardships and struggles we endured through these trying times were one of the most dramatic phases of our lives to date. There are still many challenges ahead, let us brace forView 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 »

10 months After Typhoon Yolanda

10 months after Typhoon Yolanda – just like that. Here are some shots I have taken lately… I’ll let the photos speak for what is the real score of the life here. Despite of what have happened, I can see the resilience ofView full post »

Barangay Payapay, San Jose – July 2014

Barangay Payapay, San Jose – July 2014 (Tacloban City, Philippines)   Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summarit-M 90mm 2.5View 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 »