Category Archive: Photo Essays

Sensuous Singkil 1

March 2014:  My camera has been idle for some months.  The demand from work has taken over most of my time and the accompanying pressure had almost killed my enthusiasm for photography.  But,… Continue reading

When the Fly Dries Out

Kiunga, Western Province, Papua New Guinea / November 2013:  A brief lull in a ceremony I was attending in town gave me an opportunity to check out a favorite spot along the bank… Continue reading

The Music Lovers of Kairuku

November 2013: After about an hour of land travel from the capital of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, we arrived at the town of Kairuku Rural and were ushered to a paradise-like seaside… Continue reading

Solitary by the Lake

Related Posts by Shutter Bug: 2013: Lake Sebu Revisited 2010: Coin Divers of Lake Sebu 2010: First Look into Lake Sebu Lakeside Scene How to Attract a Man Tboli Style A Tboli Song… Continue reading

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

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

Kiunga Market Revisited

June 2013: I was back in Kiunga, in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea.    There were a series of meetings as usual and a brief visit to a nearby village and, yes,… Continue reading

The Colors of T’boli Women

The traditional costumes of highland tribes in Southeast Asia is something that strikes me as interesting.  It seems that, despite being oceans or, at least, mountains apart, these mountain tribes have managed to… Continue reading

2013: Lake Sebu Revisited

There are places I’ve visited and photographed a number of times but continue to remain in my bucket list because I missed some interesting areas, people or activities that I really want to… Continue reading

2010: First Look into Lake Sebu

Lake Sebu Once Upon a Time It was almost daybreak but the mountains were especially foggy that morning.  The surrounding rainforest was just starting to turn into a silhouette against the thick mist… Continue reading

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