Exploratiologo Ortigas, Day 5 of 5

Day Five of Exploratiologo Ortigas fell on a Sunday. Most of the streets were empty, and I managed to give Ingy a copy of her portrait before snapping the shot of the day. Here is the photo for Day 5:    Below the scrawl is the word “Saya,” a Filipino term for happy. Around the… Continue reading Exploratiologo Ortigas, Day 5 of 5

Exploratiologo Ortigas, Day 4

Day 4 had the shortest shooting time, at about 25 minutes, in the lowest light I had across five days. As it happened, I spent a greater part of the morning playing with my 11 month old son, who managed to rise early that day. Best use of time, I tell you. Someone once commented… Continue reading Exploratiologo Ortigas, Day 4

Exploratiologo Ortigas, Day 3 of 5

On Day 3 of the exciting Exploratiologo Ortigas, I came across a lady with a cute little handkerchief over her head, presumably to keep the gentle shower from wetting her hair. I’ve heard folk tales about these gentle showers bringing the most perilous fevers. Maybe that was the purpose for her headgear. I never asked.… Continue reading Exploratiologo Ortigas, Day 3 of 5

Exploratiologo Ortigas, Day 2

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The Day 2 shoot happened on February 25, 2016, the 30th Anniversary of People Power.    The photo shows peace enforcers between 8-9 a.m., as they await the crowds en route to the celebration. On the upper left, we see the EDSA Shrine in the distance, also called The Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace.… Continue reading Exploratiologo Ortigas, Day 2