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Featured Photo: Wedding Reception – a wide view

Featured Photo: Wedding Reception – a wide view Wedding Reception – a wide view Photographer’s note: F/2.8, 1/30, ISO 1600, Nikon D700, Nikkor AFS 14-24mm 2.8 Feel free to interact with my blog articles, either by adding aView full post »

The Marabut Sunset

The Marabut sunset is one of the best reason to spend your afternoon in this place. You just can feel the coziness of the cool wind and colorful skies that will slowly melt down through the night. A must-try experience when you areView full post »

Welcome back 14-24?

Just welcoming back the 14-24? LOL. The best ultra wide angle lens? I guess so.   Fishermen in Tanauan Photographer’s note: F/5.6, 1/1000, ISO 200, Nikon D700, Nikkor AFS 14-24mm 2.8 Feel free to interact with my blog articles,View full post »

Shooting in lowlight

The spontaneity of it all – that’s what ticks for me! I love shooting the streets and when you are on the streets, you don’t have much control on the light. As much as most of us likes to control the light, I don’tView full post »

Santo Niño Shrine

The Santo Niño Shrine, a must-see tourist spot when you are in Tacloban City. It is basically a museum of the Marcoses featuring the many gifts and tokens given by other state leaders during the Marcos presidency. Tacloban takes pride asView full post »

Sunset in Tacloban

Let’s not forget the sunset in Tacloban could be very tranquil at times… perfect for those times to be on your own, and reflect on life.   Sunset in Tacloban Photographer’s note: F/8, 1/800, ISO 400, Nikon D3, Nikkor AFSView full post »

Missing the 14mm?

I’m kinda missing the 14mm? It’s a crazy focal length, lots of distortion and challenging to get a good composition… For now, I have a 14mm equivalent from the Micro 4/3s mount, but on the full-frame, I got the 17mm asView full post »

Shooting with the Nikkor AFS 17-35mm 2.8

One of my best lenses — the Nikkor AFS 17-35mm 2.8. Why did I choose this over the the other highly-praised lenses, the Nikkor AFS 14-24mm 2.8 or the Nikkor AFS 16-35mm 4 VR? 1. Ability to take 77mm screw-in filters vs. theView full post »

I’m an Ultra Wide Angle Junkie

I’m an UWA (ultra wide angle) junkie haha. And I’m happy to have invested on a system that allows me to get my widest angle at 14mm full-frame equivalent, yet so compact and portable. It’s the Panasonic 7-14mm 4 (14-28mmView full post »

San Juanico Bridge

If you happen to be in the Philippines, go somewhere south of Manila, in the Visayas, to the islands of Leyte & Samar, hop on a 1-hour plane flight from Manila to Tacloban City, capital of Leyte, and you’ll get to see theView full post »

Balyuan Amphitheater

The word “Balyuan” in the local Waray dialect means “a place or market for exchange or trade” and has religious and historical importance to the city of Tacloban. This is place where the sacred image of the childView full post »

At the edge of the world

At the edge of the world (Bryan & Noemi) Photographer’s note: F/5.6, 1/80, ISO 400, Nikon D700, Nikkor AFS 14-24mm 2.8, SB-800, Pocketwizard Plus II Feel free to interact with my blog articles, either by adding a comment belowView full post »

Canon or Nikon?

Canon or Nikon? Photographer’s note: F/22, 21 sec, Nikon D700, Nikkor AFS 14-24mm 2.8, Benro C-298 tripod   Up to this very day, I’m still plagued by this question… This is the question a lot of photographyView full post »

Breaking the rules

There is said to be rules in photography, better put – they aren’t really rules, but sort of guidelines to take better photos. They are there to guide us on how to compose, how to tell a story, how to draw the eyes, how to takeView full post »