In black and white


“When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in black and white, you photograph their souls!” ― Ted Grant

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Close to nature

Fishing village, Lake Sebu  © Jojie Alcantara
Fishing village, Lake Sebu © Jojie Alcantara

“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

A young student is heading for school early morning from a floating village where tilapia farming is a livelihood and boats are the main transport in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato

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Quiet thoughts

Fishing at sunrise © Jojie Alcantara
Fishing at sunrise © Jojie Alcantara

Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent. ~Dalai Lama

Sunrise and fisher caught in Baywalk, Times Beach, Matina, Davao City

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Good things come to those who bait

Fisherman and the sea
Fisherman and the sea

“The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.” ~ Vincent van Gogh

Captured this fisherman in the beautiful shoreline of San Luis Beach in Caraga, Davao Oriental

This photo was a finalist in a photo competition.

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Throwing a line

Fishermen at sea © Jojie Alcantara
Fishermen at sea © Jojie Alcantara

“Many of us probably would be better fishermen if we did not spend so much time watching and waiting for the world to become perfect.” ~ Norman Maclean

Captured this on board a chopper over Legazpi City