May 2014


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What I like about Asia is the abundance of interesting food and drink. This vendor gets a cup full of shaved ice and drizzles it with colored flavors, perfect for cooling down under the blazing Thailand sun.

Shot with an HTC Butterfly at the PlearnWan complex in Hua Hin, Thailand.

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Street Food Chef

More often than not, my Ricoh GR10 is loaded with Fujifilm Neopan 400, one of my favorite film stocks. Sadly, sourcing this stock is becoming harder with each passing month.

The rest of the shots on the Travelomo Facebook page

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While I do love shooting with film, I’ve no qualms about shooting with my mobile phone. Spotted this awesome tag on a boulder in Virac, Catanduanes in the Philippines.

Canoe Dig It?

Fujifilm Natura 1600 film is a specialty film stock best used in low light, but it can handle beach lighting situations as long as your camera can compensate. The grain in the photo doesn’t work with the subject and scene. This shot would have been better with something ASA 100 or 200.

Here’s a tip for all us forgetful folks:  Write down the film stock you’re using on a strip of masking tape and stick that on the back of your camera. 

Shot with a Ricoh GR1 point and shoot.

Tempus fugit, or so the Romans used to say. I’ve neglected this blog for far too long (and wasted a year’s worth of domain name charges!), and I must make amends. 

I’ve been busy, far too busy than any well-adjusted person has any right to be. The professional publishing world (where I live in) does not stop on weekends, holidays and sick leaves, so I’ve had little time to pursue my, eherm, hobby. Things have started lightening up recently, thank goodness, with some new members in my editorial team to delegate to, and better processes in place. More time to shoot, fabulous!

I’ll try to keep my posts short, to give me no excuse not to update this site. Tonight I leave you with this, a photo of my wife, shot in Virac, Catanduanes, on Fujifilm Provia 120 film on a circa 1930s-1940s Zeiss Ikon Ikonta B 521/16 medium format folder. 

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