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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...]

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Skimboarding champion

Until a couple of weeks ago, I hadn't heard of skimboarding. When Sam asked permission to go to Cavite to take photos at a skimboard competition, I asked, "A what?" Skimboard, she said. And I had to Google it to understand … [Read more...]

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Opening night

The Facebook page says 6 photographers, 2 themes, 1 exhibit. It opened last night at Big Bad Wolf, The Fort.The three sets of small square photos are part of the A Day In The Life Instagram theme byJelito de Leon, Pam … [Read more...]

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Sam tries fishing

We drove to Pangil (not Pakil), Laguna to photograph Good Friday penitents. Sam is preparing for an exhibit and, well, she's photographing everything interesting whether from a visual or a cultural perspective, or both. … [Read more...]

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A story about Angels & Demons

Although I was born a Catholic, I don't consider myself one anymore. Ergo, I don't go to church. Last weekend, however, I did. I accompanied Sam who had to take photos for a class project. I carried the tripod for her -- my … [Read more...]

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University Avenue at sunset

Chasing the sunset on a Sunday Afternoon at U.P. Diliman, my alma mater.To be more precise, Sam was supposed to shoot the sunset. I was going to shoot street food. After all, U.P. Diliman is pretty well known for it's … [Read more...]