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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 »

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 »

Typhoon Lando (Koppu) Aftermath

Typhoon Lando (Koppu) Aftermath Location: Casiguran, Zabali, Borlongan, Dinadiawan, Baler (Aurora, Philippines)     Photographer’s note: Nikon D800E, Nikon D750, Nikkor AFS 17-35mm 2.8, Nikkor AFS 70-200mm 2.8 VRII, SB-800View 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 »

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 »

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 »

Sangyaw Festival 2014

Sangyaw Festival 2014, Tacloban City, Philippines   Photographer’s note: Nikon D800E, Nikkor AFD 85mm 1.4View 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 Aftermath in Monochrome

Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath in Monochrome Finally got the chance to shoot some photos of the aftermath in a purely monochrome fashion. I’ve long to do this, but the recovery efforts here has hindered me in doing so. It has taken muchView 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 »

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 »

Featured Photo: Mobile Sari-Sari Store

Featured Photo: Mobile Sari-Sari Store The last time I’ve checked, we were the texting capital of… whatever. The convenience of loading prepaid load credits to enable calling and texting through the cellphone has been soView full post »

Macarthur Park on Infrared

Macarthur Park on Infrared Macarthur Park on Infrared   Macarthur Park on Infrared Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPH, Benro C-298 tripod, IR filter Feel free to interact with my blog articles,View full post »

Delza’s Banig in Basey, Samar

Delza’s Banig in Basey, Samar, Philippines Delza’s Native Product (Basey, Samar)   Delza’s Native Product (Basey, Samar)   Delza’s Native Product (Basey, Samar) Delza’s Native Product (Basey,View full post »

University of the Philippines

University of the Philippines   University of the Philippines   University of the Philippines Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPH Feel free to interact with my blog articles, either by adding aView full post »

Featured Photo: Sto. Niño Shrine in Black and White

Featured Photo: Sto. Niño Shrine in Black and White Sto. Niño Shrine (Tacloban City, Philippines) Photographer’s note: F/8, 1/1500, ISO 320, Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPH Feel free to interact with my blog articles,View full post »

Featured Photo: San Juanico Bridge on Infrared

Featured Photo: San Juanico Bridge on Infrared San Juanico Bridge on Infrared Photographer’s note: F/11, 8 sec, ISO 320, Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPH, Benro C-298 tripod, IR filter Feel free to interact with my blogView full post »

Featured Photo: Reflections of Macarthur

Featured Photo: Reflections of Macarthur Shot the reflection of the Macarthur monument in the paddle of water below him, and just flipped the photo. I hope you like it as much as I do. Nothing fancy, but some things just work, tryView full post »

Sundang

“Sundang” is a native bolo knife found in the Philippines. It is an all-purpose utility knife that is mainly used for farming and livelihood. An essential part of the Filipino farmer, these knives are handcrafted in the town ofView full post »

Hon. Cristina G. Romualdez at Work

“Hon. Cristina G. Romualdez at Work” – Councilor of Highly Urbanized City of Tacloban “Hon. Cristina G. Romualdez at Work”View full post »

Christmas at the Saboren

Christmas at the Saboren Christmas Fantasy House in Palo, Leyte is one attraction you must not miss while you are here in this part of the world. I do, every year as far as I can recall, I make sure to be able to visit this place. It is anView full post »

Christmas at the Hotel Alejandro

Christmas at the Hotel Alejandro has been part of the yearly tradition to most of the churchgoers including yours truly. Every after the “Misa de Gallo” 4:00AM holy mass – a Roman Catholic tradition of 9 days novenaView full post »