Enchanted Kingdom: never again

Sam had been wanting to go back to Enchanted Kingdom for a long time. I wasn't too hot about the idea considering what happened the last time we were there years ago -- children and adults jumping the lines with the park … [Read more...]


Halloween moon

Sam took this photo. Only she can get the edges of the moon look so sharp and finely etched. She's beefing up her portfolio and she was waiting for her subjects (cupcakes) to cool so she could frost and shoot them when she … [Read more...]


We missed the blood moon tonight, but…

With so many people talking about the blood moon that would be highly visible from our part of the globe, I couldn't help but get excited about the opportunity to shoot something so rare. But there was a typhoon and although … [Read more...]


Boracay’s white sand is contraband

There were persistent rumors in the past that very powerful individuals and business entities used to cart off sand from Boracay's beaches. One very powerful individual built a house that media dubbed "Boracay Mansion" … [Read more...]


At Estacio Uno: a room with a view

Can waking up get any better with a view like that? The sliding door opens to a small balcony with a table and chairs. I spent at least three times a day in that balcony sipping coffee or tea and just watching the sea. … [Read more...]


Midday walk on the beach

Walking under the sun at noon is normally something everyone avoids. But on the beach, it isn't all that unpleasant especially when the destination is an Italian restaurant and the reward for making the long trek is great … [Read more...]