BONE-DRY

The El Niño phenomenon has put a great deal of dry spell on my pocket. With all the bills to pay, I will need all the calmness I can find. How aspiring to watch the horse racing aficionados burn their moneys at the Off-Track-Betting station along the halls of Harrison Plaza. Especially when they rise … Continue reading BONE-DRY

SUNTASTIC

I have spent the whole Lenten vacation in Iriga City long enough to grow fingernails. All the stores on Rizal street sell the same nail clippers — cheap and China-made. Blunt as the back of a knife. The edges wear down as you go to the next finger. The Chinese made a drop zone of … Continue reading SUNTASTIC

THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS STREET PHOTOGRAPHY STOLE FROM ME

The Shutter Games of 2013 marked my transition to the crazy world of street photography. During a break from the photo competition, I sat on a banquet with photographers from all over the Metro among which is this Max Von Sydow-looking figure who ran the conversation with subjects like Robert Frank, Cartier-Bresson, Friedlander, Maier, and … Continue reading THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS STREET PHOTOGRAPHY STOLE FROM ME