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Tag Archives: Sangyaw

Sangyaw Festival 2016

Sangyaw Festival 2016   Photographer’s note: Leica M Monochrom, Leica Summilux-M 50mm 1.4 ASPHView full post »

Sangyaw Festival 2015

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

Sangyaw Festival 2014

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

Sangyaw Parade of Lights 2013 – More Photos

Sangyaw Parade of Lights 2013 – more photos… Sangyaw Parade of Lights 2013 Sangyaw Parade of Lights 2013 Sangyaw Parade of Lights 2013 Sangyaw Parade of Lights 2013 Sangyaw Parade of Lights 2013 Sangyaw Parade of LightsView 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 »

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 »

Tacloban City International Jetski Competition 3

This would be my last of my post for the Tacloban City International Jetski Competition. I couldn’t let it go without posting this last set hehe. I had a blast shooting the event, although I had to cut short to go to the opening ofView full post »

Tacloban City International Jetski Competition 2

I’m sharing more shots from the Tacloban City International Jetski Competition. One thing I have to note is even at these high shutter speeds, sometimes they are not enough to freeze the motion, so be mindful of the shutter speedsView full post »

Tacloban City International Jetski Competition

The Tacloban City International Jetski Competition was one of the major events during the Tacloban fiesta celebration. From a photographer’s standpoint, it was a good test to shoot action photos with a telephoto lens. It made meView 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 »

The City with 2 festivals

The City with 2 festivals. Enough said. “The City with 2 Festivals” Photographer’s note: F/1.4, 1/125, ISO 2200, Nikon D800E, Nikkor AFS 24mm 1.4 Feel free to interact with my blog articles, either by adding a comment belowView full post »

Leysamfoto Sangyaw Photo Exhibit 2012

Leysamfoto Sangyaw Photo Exhibit 2012 is the first of its kind in the region, in cooperation with the City government of Tacloban, featured different Sangyaw photos printed and framed in 20inx30in at the Robinson’s Place Mall,View full post »

Tacloban City Hall

The Tacloban City Hall is one of the prominent city structures you will notice especially when you pass by the Magsaysay Boulevard. It is crested on a hilly slope overlooking the Balyuan Amphitheater and Cancabatoc Bay. I was lucky enoughView full post »

Sto. Niño Church on Fiesta Day

Probably the busiest and most joyful day of the year in the Sto. Niño Church is on Fiesta Day, obviously right? Thousands of the faithful celebrate mass on the feast day of Senior Santo Niño of Tacloban on the 30th of June. I reallyView full post »

Slow shutter speed

I’m still like a young boy when it comes to shooting in slow shutter speed. I’m still fascinated with those interesting effects like light trails. The Sangyaw Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome was just screaming for me toView full post »

Micro Four Thirds is stealth

What do I mean by Micro Four Thirds is stealth? I’ll share a little experience from shooting the Sangyaw Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome. I went there two times, the first one I brought along my Nikon D800E with Nikkor AFS 24mmView full post »

Micro Four Thirds strikes back?

Micro Four Thirds strikes back? Yes. Micro Four Thirds might not have seen much action lately, but I think whenever I pull one around my neck, it gets the job done. The last few pages of my site were filled with Nikon DSLR shots, partlyView full post »

Sangyaw Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome

Why am I drawn to things like the Sangyaw Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome? Easy answer: It’s a good photographic opportunity! I know you got it right, LOL. It was a good time to shoot in lowlight, play with larger apertures andView full post »

The Fiesta is over

The fiesta is over and the frenzy has subsided by now… I’m back to my usual routine, more than that there are still a lots of photos to process, really more than a handful I can accommodate, but it’s part of the game, andView full post »

Sangyaw

The city with two festivals! And yes it’s been a plus for us mortals (/photographers)… Sangyaw is another festival parade that celebrates the feast of Sr. Santo Niño of Tacloban. It will be on the 29th of June this year.View 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 »