March 13, 2012
this is not a recent revelation for me. not one bit.
i’m the oldest in my family of origin… the firstborn. there’s a lot that comes with being a firstborn. some stuff that is expected of you, said or silent. you are your parents experiment child; the one ...
March 10, 2012
i can’t remember EXACTLY where i met frannie, as i lovingly call her…it was vancouver. probably through a vancouver wedding photographer group meetup or gathering of some sort. I had the pleasure of second shooting for her on several occasions. and i LOVED it. not only is she ...
March 8, 2012
i have been working on a personal project for several years now…one that is near and dear to my heart.
you see…i LOVE older people. as in senior citizens. ALL of them. yes, even the grumpy ones. :)
and i especially love watching an “older couple” interact with each ...
March 7, 2012
last september, myself along with travel photographer ferdz decena embarked on something new, not only in the philippines but in asia. we started the first SMUG group.
what is SMUG? it’s basically a bunch of photographer nuts - be it professional, hobbyists or wannabees - who come together once a month ...
March 4, 2012
the definition of HIATUS is as follows:
a break or interruption in the continuity of a work, series, action, etc.
yep..that’s exactly what happened.
to some of you this may sound absolutely ridiculous…absurd…unreal. to others, namely those who have lived in metro manila or the philippines ...
February 10, 2012
the last post i was able to get up here was on the 17th of jan. it is now the 10th of feb.
can i just say i’m glad to NOT be sick anymore? i had my final “relapse” of that crazy flu after ...
January 17, 2012
18 days ago i got sick.
about a week ago i was almost better.
then i caught something else and have been in bed since saturday night, except for pulling myself together today to shoot a corporate gig for a friend.
i’m sick and tired of being sick and ...
December 21, 2011
yes i totally almost quoted lionel ritchie right there in my blog post title. hehe..
wednesday - FULL of PARTY! not only did we have our GH christmas party but some of my friends Madie (from Lonely Planet who went to Turkey with me), Pilar (my dear photog friend), her sister ...
December 19, 2011
it’s monday.. and i am dedicating this week to CHRISTMAS blog posts.
yes i totally skipped out on last week. not a single post. what a bad blogger. but considering that in july i started my new blogging routine and have blogged more since then than any other time ...
December 1, 2011
funny how christmas makes you more….gushy, smushy, no?
december 1. here i sit in the tropics - manila to be exact - and it so doens’t feel like december 1st.
back in vancouver it’s about 5*C…here it’s 30*C+… there i’d be wearing scarfs ...
November 24, 2011
if you know us at all, you know we LOVE christmas.
all of our friends (and family) in canada and in the west think we are NUTS cuz we would always have our tree up in OCTOBER.
dude. its a season, not a day, the whole christmas thing - enjoy it ...
November 23, 2011
today’s wonderful wedding wednesday is the last installment of neil & michelle’s wedding that i second shot with pilar in the summer.
it’s the reception details.
there are two things that are important when it comes to reception photos, i think. ok, maybe 3. :)
1) DETAILS - the amount ...
November 8, 2011
i have had many people ask me how i got into travel photography…and everytime i am a little stumped.
ever since i can remember i have wanted to see the world. growing up, my dad had a subscription to those yellow national geographic magazines and everytime there was a ...
October 30, 2011
we arrived in istanbul at about 530am on saturday am. and i was in desperate need of turkish coffee to get me thru the long yet anticipated day ahead…
our delightful tour guide, ensar islamoglu, greeted us and we drove into the OLD CITY of istanbul and found turksh coffee ...
October 20, 2011
3-in1. instant coffee phenomena here in the philippines, and probably most of SE Asia. i dont mind it at all. especially when you’re in a hurry and NEED your coffee fix. there are sooo many brands and types. my fave right now is NESCAFE brown & creamy. :)
lover, on the ...