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Marhaba!

Marhaba! Sharing some more photos as the adventure continues… keep clickin’   Photographer’s note: Nikon D750, Nikkor AFS 17-35mm 2.8, Nikkor AFD 85mm 1.4View full post »

The Historic Town of Vigan

The Historic Town of Vigan in Ilocos Sur, Philippines is a well-preserved old Spanish colonial town dating back to the 16th century. You will instantly be transported through time, and surely will capture all your senses! A haven for urbanView full post »

Sangyaw Festival 2015

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

Grand Santa Cruzan 2015 in Tacloban City

Grand Santa Cruzan 2015 in Tacloban City It has always been a good photographic experience shooting events like the Grand Santa Cruzan. It harnesses your ability to shoot in challenging situations – lowlight, moving subject, mixedView full post »

Banig Weaving in Basey, Samar

Banig Weaving in Basey, Samar by the Basiao Native Weavers Association (BANWA):   Photographer’s note: Nikon D800E, Nikkor AFS 17-35mm 2.8, Nikkor AFD 85mm 1.4View full post »

My Yolanda Photowalk – A year after.

My Yolanda Photowalk – A year after… November 8, 2014 – I spent the day hopping from one place to the other, trying to catch a glimpse of the life exactly a year after typhoon Yolanda devastated Tacloban City and theView full post »

Yolanda Candlelight Memorial

Yolanda Candlelight Memorial, November 8, 2014, Tacloban City, Philippines.   Photographer’s note: Nikon D800E, Nikkor AFS 24mm 1.4, Nikkor AFD 85mm 1.4, Nikkor AF 10.5mm 2.8 Fisheye DXView 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 »

Sangyaw Festival 2014

Sangyaw Festival 2014, Tacloban City, Philippines   Photographer’s note: Nikon D800E, Nikkor AFD 85mm 1.4View full post »

Grand Santa Cruzan 2014 in Tacloban City

Grand Santa Cruzan 2014 in Tacloban City. Life after Typhoon Yolanda has not been easy… but life has to move on. And the resiliency of the people is what defines its character. The practice of age-old traditions like the Grand SantaView 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 – Barangay Costa Brava, San Jose

Typhoon Yolanda aftermath, these photos were taken in Barangay Costa Brava, San Jose, Tacloban City. San Jose is a part of Tacloban City, around 20 minutes drive from downtown. At the edge of the town of San Jose lies Barangay Costa Brava,View full post »

Featured Photo: Sabong – Cockfight

Featured Photo: Sabong – Cockfight “Sabong” is a local dialect Filipino term for cockfighting, a local tradition where people from all over town and neighboring municipalities gather in the arena (gallera) to watch andView full post »

Tabo in Black and White

Featuring some photos taken at the “Tabo” (Market Day) in black and white… I don’t have to say this again, but I really dig on the idea of shooting the world in black and white, but just don’t know how to goView full post »

Tabo – Market Day 2

I’m sharing more shots of the “Tabo” (Market Day) at Tanauan, Leyte. It’s a haven for photographers, well, not really, but at least for me – I’m really drawn into this type of photography. The colors,View full post »

Tabo – Market Day

“Tabo” is a local dialect term for market day… it is like an agora in the early days where people gather to buy and sell goods. Tabo is still practiced in many towns, and is still the most effective way to market a wideView full post »

Featured Photo: Study

Featured Photo: Study Study Photographer’s note: F/2, 1/320, ISO 200, Nikon D3, Nikkor AFD 85mm 1.4 Feel free to interact with my blog articles, either by adding a comment below this article, or drop me an email. Thanks for reading! KeepView full post »

Featured Photo: Waiting at Sto. Niño Church

Featured Photo: Waiting at Sto. Niño Church Waiting at Sto. Niño Church Photographer’s note: F/2.8, 1/200, ISO 110, Nikon D800E, Nikkor AFD 85mm 1.4 Feel free to interact with my blog articles, either by adding a comment below thisView 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 »

Did I survive with a 24mm lens?

Did I survive with a 24mm lens? After shooting for a couple of days with a 24mm… I found it was more of a blessing than something bad. At first thought, a 24mm would probably be one of the last choices for a one lens kit right? IView 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 »

Pintados Kasadyaan Festival Portraits

I’ll share some Pintados Kasadyaan festival portraits. I used only 2 lenses for the entire Pintados and Sangyaw festival shoots. I think they were up to the job. I like to work with prime lenses, it makes you more careful ofView full post »