Archive for January, 2011

From Ati-Atihan is making one’s self like the Ati or Aeta or pretending to be one. Kalibo’s  “frenzied and raucous” historical and religious festivity observed every second week and culminating on the 3rd Sunday of January came from that intent. Citizens, tourist and pilgrims in this town smear themselves with soot or any blackening […]

I was lucky enough to shoot an engagement session for my good friends M&R. Mac is a friend I met because of photography so no wonder an e-session courtesy of supportive friends is expected to happen. This was shot last October but since the couple politely asked to not publish the photos until wedding day […]



Hours before 2010 gives way to a new year, I decided to clean my room (as most of the people I knew did the same),  and allow a space for this. A leap forward to my dedication for this year, digital art school and such,  a tool to produce better  (post-worthy) digital art works like […]

Blueprint 2011


Hours before we leap to another  year, I send myself  to the nearest coffee shop, squeezing a few hours of “me” time and write a blueprint of my 2011, a vision of what I wish and for see the coming year to be. Admittedly, it was hard for me to write down everything on one […]