Existing Member?

Chinatown in Manila today

My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

Philippines | Wednesday, 9 January 2013 | 5 photos

As a high school student I would always borrow my Dads SLR camera. I knew I had the passion for photography. I would just shoot anything, from landscapes to people. Whenever there was an occasion in the neighborhood I would be there just to photograph the event in the most candid situations. I finally had my first SLR in college, tried to learn how to effectively use it and attended free photography workshops in school and friends. However, there came to a point that I couldnt sustain my hobby due to the high rising cost of film and processing. It was only 6 years ago that I got my first point and shoot camera. My desire and passion on photography was rekindled. I had this burning desire to shoot intriguing and interesting places. I see photography as an access to capture the beauty of the places I go too and learn to more about the people and their culture. Travelling is one of the things I would love to do, whether it's a family vacation or business trips. Taking photographs on these occasions serves lasting memories triggered with love and compassion. Endless possibilities passionately creating and connecting with just about anything.

About ricardojcortez

Follow Me

Photo Galleries

Where I've been

My trip journals