Early Rolls and 35mm Film Thoughts

I began to love film photography during a sojourn in San Fernando, Pampanga. I found an F100 online and 16 rolls of expired YKL100 at a Fujifilm shop along OG road.  Because I shot those rolls early in my film journey, the images they contain are nostalgic and dear to me.  The vignetting on some…

Cool sandals, sir 

During our time in Pampanga, I took great joy in making random and impromptu street portraits.  The gentlemman below could not be ignored:

Eclectic Burger Machine Photos 

For reasons unclear even to me, I put together a few shots taken at or around the Burger Machine stalls of San Fernando.  Above is the burger cook inspired to have a portrait done after seeing this image also taken at Burger Machine.  These next images are phone cam shots of a gentleman eating a…

Caveat Venditor: Biyahero and Child

 Happy mobile street vendors. They traveled from Pangasinan with some great items. I bought a couple of brooms and a lovely basket. San Fernando, Pampanga.

Collector

I met R after he had traveled from Tarlac to San Fernando, gathering recyclables along the way, in the hope of selling them.

Caveat Venditor: Cebu, Metro Manila, Pampanga 

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.

Backyard Adventures 

I regularly shoot within a 2km radius of my home. One reason is I enjoy being close enough to rush back to my little ones if needed (got a lovely toddler and a handsome infant at home). The other reason is that everything I shoot looks different everyday. Let me unpack that thought. Looking at…

Friendly Fish Lady 

Yes, the words add some irony. All I noticed at the time was this friendly, sweet woman. I am grateful she let me capture this photograph.