Yup, it is really difficult or quite impossible to photograph a decent picture of sunsets if you're living in the city like me. The Philippine metropolis like Manila, Makati, Quezon City, and Caloocan, to name a few, are cities heavily saturated with high rise buildings, malls , hanging power lines and cables like spaghettis on your... Continue Reading →
In the past years, a Catholic seminary located near EDSA, Guadalupe in the heart of Makati, Philippines had a poster saying "VII. Huwag kang magnakaw." which refers to the seventh commandment in a tablet claimed by Moses to have been written by his god. In English, it means "VII. Thou shalt not steal". We all... Continue Reading →
If you are using a lenspen to clean your gear's lenses, don't throw it away after the carbon-tipped disc has been quite used up. It is still useful! I use my old lenspen to clean my reading glasses, the screen of my mobile phone, and even my watch and other sort of things made of... Continue Reading →
This popular street food in the Philippine is what we call the "Isaw-isaw" or plainly, a grilled chicken intestine for the un-oriented. You see, nothing is wasted in our country. We eat everything in a chicken... its head, its organs, its blood, and even its feet. And believe it or not, we call the chicken... Continue Reading →
A masked vendor holding a newspaper with a headline "WAG MATAKOT", which means "Don't be afraid"! I'll let my fellow Filipinos translate what this phrase really mean in our country where scores of people are killed every day...
I sometimes miss these days... ... Nuong sumasabit ako sa dyip habang may sumisigaw ng "... Valiches, Novaliches"! ... Nuong umaangkas ako sa traysikel na kakalog-kalog dahil sa lubak na daan! ... Nuong sumusundot ako ng pisbol sa kalyeng mausok at maalikabok at isasawsaw sa sukang punong-puno ng naiwang pisbol na lumulutang pa! ... Nuong... Continue Reading →
Believe it or not... This guy is practically a walking "sari-sari store" (... sort of a mini-grocery store on the go)! And he is doing the selling right along a major road artery in the Metro called EDSA! No worries... with our traffic situation at about 5kph or less during rush hours, these ambulant vendors... Continue Reading →
We were travelling along SCTEX, one of the expressways in Luzon of the Philippines, at a speed of about a hundred kilometers per hour when I took this picture of a bird flying to the opposite direction. In capturing this photo, I had set my gear to use Back Button Focus and set the AF... Continue Reading →