Exploring Home: Bohol

A few days after my 24th, I found myself on a plane to uncharted territory. I lost myself in Bohol upon seeing the most awe-inspiring, pastel colored sunset at the Bohol Bee Farm while, of course, stuffing myself with delicious homemade Avocado and Melon ice cream from The Buzzz Café. How could something so beautiful exist? For the next […]

Exploring Home: Binondo, Manila

Most of my photos are grounded in people, I look for the unguarded moment, the essential soul peeking out experience etched on a person’s face.  (Steve McCurry) As a portrait photographer exposed to the the deviously flawless world of beauty and fashion (photography) so early on in my life, the fear of imperfect photographs has […]

Exploring Home: Wawa Dam, Montalban

An hour and a half away from home is Wawa Dam in Rodriguez, Rizal – a place for an unbelievably cheap, enthralling adventure for those itching for a quick getaway from the rowdy streets of Manila. I spent less than P300 during the trip, which included: my Montalban jeepney ride from Marikina (P27), a Wawa […]

Exploring Home: Coron, Palawan

My memories seem to betray me as each day – back in the rowdy cosmopolis – passes by, and words that I try to conjure never seem to compare to the reality that was. As Joan Didion would put it, “Memory fades, memory adjusts, memory conforms to what we think we remember.” Coron was pure […]