During our time in Pampanga, I took great joy in making random and impromptu street portraits. The gentlemman below could not be ignored:
She tends the flowers and keeps the city square blooming.
An Ivatan Gentleman.
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.
I met R after he had traveled from Tarlac to San Fernando, gathering recyclables along the way, in the hope of selling them.
Commuters need good food. They use a lot of energy–and time–in traffic and transit, so every moment they can save counts. They often want to reach their workplace armed with a packed meal or two as “baon”, saving time they would otherwise lose to the lunch rush later in the day. Vendors like Aljun meet…
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.
All five of the daily choices from Exploratiologo Ortigas in one place. Day One is here. Day Two. Day Three. Day Four. Day Five.
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….
I took five mornings to do 30-60 minutes of shooting, with one photo making it to a post from each day. Rules: 1. Digital or Film allowed. 2. Walkspace limited to 2km radius. 3. Wait 5 days before sharing each day’s work. Here’s day 1 (2-24-16, ): Hand of Friendship. Thoughts: After some sidewalk shots…