New day for you

“Each day is an adventure in discovering the meaning of life. It is each little thing that you do that day – whether it be spending time with your friends, running in a… Continue reading

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Your dream is waiting

“Your dream is a reality that is waiting for you to materialize. Today is a new day! Don’t let your history interfere with your destiny! Learn from your past so that it can… Continue reading

Cagwait’s White Beach

The small municipality of Cagwait in Surigao del Sur has a hidden paradise to boast of and a festivity to crow about. Blessed with a horseshoe-shaped cove with a long stretch of fine powdered sand and surrounded by azure colors matching sky and sea, the White Beach (or Waikiki, as the famous American aviator Charles Lindbergh called it the first time he saw it) is a tourism potential once known only to its neighboring municipalities until now.

Speck in the universe

On the view of earth from 3.7 billion miles away: “Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home, That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard… Continue reading

Driftwood

“There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.” ~Lemony Snicket,… Continue reading

Nature speaks

“There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story.” ~ Linda Hogan Floating house… Continue reading

Close to nature

“If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet… Continue reading

Swimming with Giant Clams

“Each species on our planet plays a role in the healthy functioning of natural ecosystems, on which humans depend.” ~ William H. Schlesinger, Biogeochemist Tridacna is a genus of large saltwater clams, marine… Continue reading

Make adjustments

“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ― E.M. Forster Experimenting with my macro shots of… Continue reading

Never stop yourself from living

“Life is painful and messed up. It gets complicated at the worst of times, and sometimes you have no idea where to go or what to do. Lots of times people just let… Continue reading

Living in the moment

“At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun.” ~ Unknown Nina from… Continue reading

Serenity at sea

“The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man.” ~Unknown

Lost in travel

“It’s a battered old suitcase and a hotel someplace and a wound that will never heal.” – Tom Waits

Food for thought

I’ve been photographing food commercially for several years now, but every shoot is always unique and fun to do.  I do simple lighting and as much as possible work with natural light.  With… Continue reading

Sunset dreams

“At some point in life, the world’s beauty becomes enough.” — Toni Morrison

Fun at the park

“If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.” ~ Jennifer Jones My fun portrait taken by my editor Stella Estremera Sculpture of little boy… Continue reading

Mystical Islands

“Nature is man’s teacher.  She unfolds her treasures to his search, unseals his eye, illumes his mind, and purifies his heart; an influence breathes from all the sights and sounds of her existence.”… Continue reading

Start a journey

“Journey with me to a true commitment to our environment.  Journey with me to the serenity of leaving to our children a planet in equilibrium.” ~Paul Tsongas

Food shoot: Crepelato

Food shoot at Crepelato Gelato in NCCC, Davao Food styling by Gerlie Bagsarsa Photography © Jojie Alcantara

Synchronicity

Wikipedia explains synchronicity to be a state of being simultaneous; an apparently meaningful coincidence in time of two or more similar or identical events that are causally unrelated.

Fun photography workshop at Robinsons Abreeza