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Shooting Bohol island in near-IR.

PHILIPPINES | Sunday, 29 Nov 2009 | Views [1194]

Here are some test landscape photos I took during a trip to Bohol, which captures the near infrared (~720 nm) portion of the EM spectrum. I tried several shots for each scene, mostly by trial and error to find the proper exposure. Since the near-... Read more >

Tags: bohol, church, infrared, landscapes, philippines, photography


Shopping for pomeloes at Bankerohan.

PHILIPPINES | Sunday, 17 Aug 2008 | Views [1344]

I recently embarked on a mini-quest to buy pomeloes as a take-home present for Mama. The fruit was in season in Davao so I opted to get some—only this time, I was doing it just by myself without any of my friends or colleagues from Davao accompanying ... Read more >

Tags: culture, davao, haggling, market, philippines


At Ninoy Aquino Terminal 3.

PHILIPPINES | Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | Views [1004]

Just getting settled on this bench I'm solely occupying as of the moment at the check-in lobby of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3. It's my first time here, and it's good to finally enjoy the fruits of taxpayers’ money. The place looks ... Read more >

Tags: airport, in transit, manila, musings, philippines


Binondo scenes.

PHILIPPINES | Friday, 1 Aug 2008 | Views [1187]

Binondo, according to Nick Joaquin in “Manila, My Manila,” was the name given by the early settlers of Manila to one of two delta isles—the other being Tondo—which they discovered when they arrived into what is now known as Manila Bay. Both names, ... Read more >

Tags: culture, manila, philippines, photography, street life


Sagada invasion: Part 3.

PHILIPPINES | Wednesday, 10 May 2006 | Views [878]

Down to/with Banaue Ever had that feeling of crashing down with disappointment after pinning your expectations so high up? Our trip to Banaue took that turn for all of us-- unanimously. We were discussing our best course of action for the trip ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, banaue, landscapes, philippines, sagada, trek, tungol


Sagada invasion: Part 2.

PHILIPPINES | Wednesday, 3 May 2006 | Views [1897]

Into the Abyss Nothing could've prepared us for spelunking on our second day in Sagada. Everyone was good to go, albeit with little idea of what was awaiting us, but I'm quite sure everybody reached a natural high when we came out of Sumaguing Cave.... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, cave, landscapes, philippines, sagada, trek, tungol


Sagada invasion: Part 1.

PHILIPPINES | Saturday, 29 Apr 2006 | Views [1095]

It's futile to chronicle, document, and recount the events that transpired so far during our trip to Sagada. I guess no matter how eloquently I try to describe it, my writings will never give justice to the experience of actually being there. But ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, hanging coffin, landscapes, philippines, sagada, trek, tungol



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