In 2010, dry spell hit Mindanao and damaged thousands of hectares of agricultural lands. During that year, I was able to document some of the affected areas in Maguindanao and North Cotabato, more particularly in the villages around the Liguasan Marsh. Villagers living in the marsh described that the water level had drastically drop due… read more →
Recently, I was able to borrow Canon EOS M from colleague and mentor Rene Lumawag. The unit came with an 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens and mount adapter. Aside from my DSLR, I’m also using the EOS M in my daily grind– as a photographer for Manila Bulletin and Mindanews. … read more →
Aromanen Manuvu villagers in Barangay Bentangan in Carmen town of North Cotabato are devoting all their time every Friday and Sunday to dance as a form of ritual. Children as young as three years join their parents and elders in this whole day activity…rain or shine.
While on the road again last Monday for a work in Ozamiz City, haze has blanketed most of the provinces across Mindanao. Maybe the visibility is just about seven to eight kilometers. Going to Ozamiz, we took the Davao-Cotabato Highway then Narciso Ramos Highway to Labangan-Molave route. In our 12-hour drive, haze has blanketed the… read more →
Members of the Task Force Samal chat with the guard chat at the harbor area Holiday Oceanview Resort in Barangay Camudmud, Island Garden City of Samal, Davao del Norte where three foreign nationals and a Filipina were abducted on September 21. I took this shot while onboard an outrigger boat with the local fishermen. The… read more →
I was heading to Midsayap recently on board the van of my friend. Since he knew that I’m looking for human interest pictures, he just navigates his van at a speed of about 40-50kph so that it would be quick for us to halt should we’d spot some interesting subjects. That’s always our drill whenever… read more →
Street dancing competition culminates the week-long 17th Tuna Festival in General Santos City.
Some few photos during the opening of the 17th Tuna Festival in General Santos City on September 1. The festival is an annual week-long event which, highlights the significant role of the tuna industry. SM Gensan’s float was adjudged as the best float in this year’s competition. … read more →
Dancers from Datu Ambel National High School in Matalam won this year’s street dancing competition during the 101st Foundation Anniversary and Kalivungan Festival of North Cotabato.
Just a few portraits during the Kadayawan Fesitval in Davao City.