The Kadayawan Festival 2013

Davao City, 17 August 2013: I jumped out of bed as soon as the alarm of my mobile phone rang, put on some comfortable street clothes as I sipped my morning brew, grabbed… Continue reading

Stilts 9

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Photoart 3: Market Vendors

Papua New Guineans seem to really prefer bright colors for their clothing, buildings and ornaments as can be seen in this photo of vendors selling root crops and smoked fish.  In a way,… Continue reading

Kindergartens in the Middle of Nowhere – Expanded Photo Essay in Coffee Table Book Format

At long last, after a lot of encouragement from friends at both Facebook and WordPress; I finally got myself to convert a photo essay into a coffee table book! Kindergartens in the Middle… Continue reading

Mother and Child

Standing by the Kiunga – Tabubil Road (the road connecting Kiunga to the mining site); I can’t help but notice this young mother and her child as they emerged from the nearby bush,… Continue reading

Stilts 8

Note: For more background on this photo, see Stilts 7 Related Posts by Shutter Bug: Kiunga Market Revisited (travellingartist.wordpress.com) Back in Kiunga (travellingartist.wordpress.com) Stilts 1 Stilts 2 Stilts 3 Stilts 4 Stilts 5… Continue reading

Photoart 2: Siblings by the Balcony

June 2013:  I was a conspicuous stranger in a village that seldom gets visited by foreigners and so these boys were curious but also wary about making further contact other than observing my… Continue reading

Young Moms

It seems that women in the rural areas of Papua New Guinea marry or bear a child at a very young age.  During my visits to PNG villages, I often notice young girls… Continue reading

Stilts 7

It was in September 2011 when I started the Stilts series which featured houses elevated on unusually high posts.  The colored photos I  posted back then were those taken along the banks of… Continue reading

Photoart 1: Market

There comes a time in a photographer’s life when he finds himself wanting of other ways to express himself through his photography.  As a result, some simply shift to other subjects (from landscapes… Continue reading