Sunday Close-up: The Stare

I’m using this photo of an owl (Young and weak with exhaustion after being harassed by crows, she was rescued by farm staff. I had to take this close-up shot before we let… Continue reading

A Summer Place – Recap of the Series

Introduction to the Series (from a Summer Place 1, June 15, 2014): How many photos should one take of a single subject? Just one? Dozens? Hundreds, perhaps?  Well, if the number of possibilities… Continue reading

iPhone Photography (HDR): The Maze 2

It’s neither a cellar nor a dungeon.  The place is actually part of the picnic area of a highland resort in Cebu City, the Philippines.  Arriving in the area on a late afternoon,… Continue reading

iPhone Photography (HDR): The Maze 1

Getting bored of waiting for somebody at the mezzanine of a department store, having made all the necessary and not so necessary calls and text messages with my iPhone; I tapped on the… Continue reading

A Summer Place 14

This series features a set of photos taken over a 24-hour period of the same small, idyllic, almost obscure place called Club Asiano in the Island Garden City of Samal in Southern Philippines.  … Continue reading

iPhone Photography (HDR): A Coming Rain

Alone in the middle of Sukhbaatar Square watching dark clouds and a rainbow emerge from the distant buildings, I remembered my very first visit to a nomadic herder’s camp way back in 2004. … Continue reading

iPhone Photography (HDR): Sukhbaatar Square 3

Damdinii Sükhbaatar (Mongolian: Дамдины Сүхбаатар; February 2, 1893 – February 20, 1923) was a founding member of the Mongolian People’s Party and leader of the Mongolian partisan army that liberated Khüree during the Outer… Continue reading

A Summer Place 13

This series features a set of photos taken over a 24-hour period of the same small, idyllic, almost obscure place called Club Asiano in the Island Garden City of Samal in Southern Philippines.  … Continue reading

Terminal 19: Boarding Time

Capa de Leon 10

. . . This is the actual photo of the half dozen or more of these plants in my yard.  The local name of this plant is Capa de Leon  (lion’s cape) probably because… Continue reading