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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 »

Happy New Year 2015

Happy New Year 2015! 2014 has been a difficult and challenging year for us… a lot of lessons along the way. Let us hope that these life’s lessons will shape, mold and hone us to be better. The evils will always be there toView 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 »

A glimpse of the barrio life

I was in Sulangan, Eastern Samar the other week. A glimpse of the barrio life there certainly awakens ones senses that life is sometimes taken into the fast lane. I felt the laid back approach of the barrio life in Sulangan to beView full post »

16:9 ratio

I shoot about 99% of the time in 3:2 format. This holds true to whatever camera I am using, may it be a rangefinder, a DSLR or even on a Micro 4/3s which is optimized to the 4:3 ratio. I am very comfortable with the 3:2 ratio. Having saidView full post »

A revisit to Sulangan

A revisit to Sulangan recently made some nostalgia – a long trip of more than 3 hours, waking up very early, beautiful country-side view and driving along the highway with some rough road along the way. This time around, the roadsView 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 »

Tacloban Carnival at Night Revisited

Tacloban Carnival at Night Revisited Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome Photographer’s note:View full post »

Huhku Hot Pot Express

Huhku Hot Pot Express – one of the more interesting new twists in the places to dine in Tacloban City. Instantly got my approval as a good food stop for those hungry tummies. Huhku offers a healthy fusion of the famousView 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 »

Tacloban Carnival at Night

Tacloban Carnival at Night — sharing some more photos of the carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome. This time around shot in color… I’m feeling a bit guilty shooting in black and white almost exclusively for more than sixView full post »

Parayawan at Balyuan 2013

Parayawan at Balyuan is back, and this signifies a countdown to Tacloban’s celebration of its fiesta on June 30. Filled with barbecue stands, with live music every night and the sea breeze over the Cancabatoc Bay…View full post »

Featured Photo: Full Moon over Leyte

Full Moon over Leyte. It was too good not to shoot this full moon rising, one of the small rewards of having a camera by your side everyday, and a tripod in your car LOL. Full Moon over Leyte Photographer’s note: F/8, 1.3 sec, ISO 200,View full post »

Pasqualino’s Ristorante, Samar

Pasqualino’s Ristorante, Samar — one of the newest fine dining restaurants. It offers the popular Italian menu that can be closely linked to the well-known Giusseppe’s Restaurant in Tacloban City. And the view from theView full post »

Featured Photo: The Hunger to Win

Featured Photo: The Hunger to Win The Hunger to Win Photographer’s note: F/2.8, 1/500, ISO 200, Panasonic G3, Panasonic 35-100mm 2.8 Feel free to interact with my blog articles, either by adding a comment below this article, or drop me anView full post »