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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 »

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 »

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 »

Pintados Kasadyaan Festival 2014

Pintados Kasadyaan Festival 2014, Tacloban City, Philippines.   Photographer’s note: Nikon D800E, Nikkor AFS 70-200mm 2.8 VRIIView full post »

Typhoon Yolanda – Life After the Storm

Typhoon Yolanda – Life After the Storm. Sharing some more random shots of the life after the storm… Taken from around the city of Tacloban, majority of them in the most affected areas like in San Jose and Anibong. I’veView 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 »

My Typhoon Yolanda Afterthoughts

From a perspective of a photographer, a local resident and a typhoon victim, I’d like to share my Typhoon Yolanda afterthoughts, sorry but I have to be blunt and straightforward with this, I can’t allow beautiful words toView full post »

The Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath

The Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath It’s been more than a month now from the devastating Typhoon Yolanda (International Name: Haiyan) that struck Tacloban City, Leyte last November 8, 2013. The wounds are still fresh and the mere thoughtView 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 »

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 »

Canto Fresco Revisited

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

Featured Place: Tacloban DZR Airport

Featured Place: Tacloban DZR Airport Photographer’s note: F/5.6, 1/160, ISO 200, Panasonic GH3, Panasonic 20mm 1.7View full post »

Rafael’s Farm Revisited on Infrared

Rafael’s Farm revisited on infrared… for a change I guess, I never shot the farm with an infrared filter. Rafael’s Farm has become one of my favorite places to go, it never failed my expectations after all these years, itView 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 »

Featured Photo: Inside the Sto. Niño Church

Featured Photo: Inside the Sto. Niño Church Sto. Niño Church (Tacloban City, Leyte) Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPHView 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 »

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 »