Sunday Close-up: Dew Drops

Throwback Thursday: Tropical Fruits Facts and Legends

On July 21, 2011, A Traveller’s Tale was born with its very first post, “Tropical Fruits Facts and Legends: Asia’s Notorious “King of Fruits”.  Until September of that year, a total of seven… Continue reading

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