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Revisiting Costa Brava, San Jose

Revisiting Costa Brava, San Jose – one of the worst-hit barangays in Tacloban City during the landfall of Typhoon Yolanda on that fateful day, November 8, 2013. Most of the families have transferred to the new relocation site by now,View full post »

Typhoon Yolanda Third Year Anniversary

Typhoon Yolanda Third Year Anniversary – it’s been 3 years now… a lot of things have happened, and still ever grateful to be a part of this. No matter what kind of challenges have come our way, against the odds…View 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 »

A quick revisit of San Juanico Bridge

A quick revisit of San Juanico Bridge, majestic and iconic as ever. It’s been quite a while since Typhoon Yolanda (International name: Haiyan) struck our place, and this bridge has survived the storm, stood tall, and served as anView 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 »

A Slice of Life in Manila

A slice of life in Manila… the energy of life in the capital is like clockwork, there is that spontaneity of movement and chaotic chorus of urban life. I love to shoot in places like this. There is that constant kinetics that makesView full post »

Hours After Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby)

December 7, 2014, Tacloban City: Hours After Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) — It was more than 12 agonizing hours of relentless rain and battering winds, the sheer thundering sound of it certainly keeps you on your senses for the wholeView 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 »

Typhoon Yolanda First Anniversary

Typhoon Yolanda First Anniversary. It’s been a year! The hardships and struggles we endured through these trying times were one of the most dramatic phases of our lives to date. There are still many challenges ahead, let us brace forView full post »

A Photo walk in Tacloban Aftermath Yolanda

A photo walk in Tacloban aftermath Typhoon Yolanda. After the typhoon, simple things in life all the more matter. An early morning (or late afternoon) photo walk in and around the city can be as fulfilling than ever before. For some, itView full post »

10 months After Typhoon Yolanda

10 months after Typhoon Yolanda – just like that. Here are some shots I have taken lately… I’ll let the photos speak for what is the real score of the life here. Despite of what have happened, I can see the resilience ofView 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 »

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 »

Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome 2014

Carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome 2014 The carnival at the Tacloban Astrodome has been a yearly event during the fiesta month of June. It’s nostalgia to be able to go there and see how life is getting back to where it was before.View full post »

Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath: Rawis

Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath: Rawis. This is one of the places I frequently visited over the last few months. The place is known to have the cargo ship that carried full load of sacks containing cement, and was forcefully moved by the typhoonView 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 »

A revisit to Barangay Costa Brava, San Jose

A revisit to Barangay Costa Brava, San Jose… the living conditions in this barangay is still reminiscent of the effects of Typhoon Yolanda, as if the storm has just left a few weeks ago. Sad to say, the improvements in this place areView full post »

Santo Niño Church after Typhoon Yolanda

Santo Niño Church after Typhoon Yolanda. Much have been destroyed, and even churches were not spared from the typhoon. This church is particularly important to the people of Tacloban City since this houses the patron saint of the cityView full post »

6 Months After Typhoon Yolanda

6 months after Typhoon Yolanda – just like that! It’s been more than 6 months by now. Life here has continued to struggle. But no matter how optimistic we are (we should be by the way), sad to say, the reality of it is: theView 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 »

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 »