Caveat Venditor features street vendors in their local contexts. Above: vendor by the Philhealth building, Cebu. Below: Taho vendor along EDSA, Metro Manila. Below: Vendor along MacArthur Highway, San Fernando Pampanga. First post of Caveat Venditor appears here.
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Caveat Venditor: Entry One
The risks for modern-day street merchants abound: exposure to extortion, violence, unhealthy conditions, in addition to the burden of being breadwinners amid the mounting vicissitudes of life.
Now that my son is 2 months old, and Hannah a toddler, it’s a rare occasion that I can shoot on the street. It feels so good to hold a camera after a long break. Earlier, I came across these kids peering into a new construction site. It reminded me of how I’ve always… Continue reading Little Glimpses
I met Eric and co. as they waited for a bus en route to Tarak ridge. They told me that once I tasted a single climb, I would be hooked. They were proof: while they each had day jobs, they found time to head to the mountains regularly. I wished them luck and they graciously… Continue reading Pre-climb
I ran into Gloria again, faithfully sweeping her assigned location, as her colleague Roberto does everyday. I have a great deal of affection for street sweepers, garbage collectors, and others who do the hard, good work of keeping the city clean. I think we should thank them every single chance we get, and I try… Continue reading Amazing people
Coffee Love And What it Can Teach Us About Photography (And Life!)
1. In coffee, and photography, magic happens when the right elements come together. It is a magical moment when the right bean, roast, grind, and extraction method combine. The result is a perfect cup of coffee, subjective as that may be. Coffee- like photography- is what you make of it, after all. 2. Coffee is… Continue reading Coffee Love And What it Can Teach Us About Photography (And Life!)