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Ati children playing on their beach.

A lot has improved with the Ati’s living conditions in their settlement that was granted to them last year. There are more houses after they were taught by the army how to build, they are more secure with the increased police presence, and they now have their own sari-sari store. There’s still a long way to go but they are now far from living in fear of abusive businessmen who are determined to kill just to get this piece of prime real estate.

Read more on the Ati at (at Manoc-manoc, Boracay Island)

Posted 1 month ago

Come walk with us


Our group has been gone for a while and we’re trying to get back to shooting again on the streets.

This time, we’re inviting you to join us. We’re definitely not tour guides or experts on places in and around the city. We’re just a normal bunch of people with a common desire to explore every nook…

Posted 1 month ago

Some portraits from my last batch of developed film rolls


Posted 1 month ago

While village elders were performing rituals during Abelling Anito Festival, the children were just running around the house where the rituals were held. The kids seemed to enjoy the naivete while the older generation were trying to save a dying tradition.

March 22, 2014 | San Jose, Tarlac

Posted 1 month ago
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
Friedrich Nietzsche. (via dichotomized)
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March 2013 | Tarlac

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A Mt. Pinatubo trail guide

Mt. Pinatubo, Zambales | March 2013

Posted 1 month ago

#MetroManila (at MRT Santolan - Annapolis Station)

Posted 2 months ago

The Abelling Anito Festival. For more visit Kamusta? Magazine’s Three-part series on the tribe’s fading rites.

March 2014 | San Jose, Tarlac

Posted 2 months ago

Higantes Island and Manila Bay

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Holding on until you get home. (at BIKE ONE ZERO ONE)

Posted 2 months ago


Recommending this particular movie I watched last night: Emperor (2012) starring Tommy Lee Jones as Gen. Douglas MacArthur, supreme commander of the USAFFE, and Matthew Fox as Gen. Bonner Fellers, who was in charge of investigating the role of the Japanese emperor in World War II. While the movie tackles the difficult decisions surrounding the Tokyo War Crime Trials (where many Japanese soldiers were executed for committing crimes against humanity), it does give a picture of the political element in the decision-making.

The movie does inevitably fail to capture the full nuances of the decisions made at the time, and it still remains debatable whether justice was fully implemented, but it does make one think on the issues of war, crimes against humanity, colonialism, and imperialism. 

Highly recommended!

Posted 2 months ago

Kara (at Camiña Balay Na Bato, Iloilo City)

Posted 3 months ago

Morning Workout #Triman (at Fontana Leisure Park and Casino)