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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 ... (more)

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The sky, filtered

I was looking for a sky photo in my hard drive for this week's Photo Friday challenge and the most recent is a wide shot of the Victorias sugar refinery and thick white clouds ... (more)

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The mangrove and the wharf in Cadiz

When my friends and I left for Negros Occidental two weeks ago, we had no idea what we were going to do there. We were four friends from the U.P. College of Law -- Laly, Lisa, ... (more)

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The lonesome heron

Yes, it is a heron. Yes, it is an egret. Not all herons are egrets but all egrets are herons because the only real difference is the size and color -- egrets are white and ... (more)

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Tilt-shift photography

I didn't know what tilt-shift meant until about a week ago. I asked Sam, she explained in a nutshell, I researched the rest and then I experimented. The easiest way to explain ... (more)

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Taiwan from up in the air

I love aerial shots. But some airlines don't allow passengers to turn on cameras immediately after takeoff and a few minutes before landing. Bummer because at a high altitude, ... (more)

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Eyesore

The pristine landscape of fog-topped greenery is ruined by business ads on tarpaulins. The photo was taken somewhere between Baguio and La Union, en route to Ilocos. ... (more)

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Shimmering South China Sea

Taken en route to Vigan, the sun was still high when I took the photo. I can't remember anymore if I intentionally chose settings to create the stark contrast between the ... (more)

Sunset in Bataan

So dark, so deep, so melancholy

So beautiful. But it evokes a feeling of extreme loneliness. Being free yet alone. Alex took this photo on a class field trip using a Canon camera that she has since sold ... (more)

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Grandeur

Old grandeur. Modern grandeur. Natural grandeur. False grandeur. ... (more)