My 365 Project: Hercules

Today I’ve decided to take on a 365 Project of my cat Hercules. It’s been at the back of my mind since he was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease in June. Herc is a 4th generation pet, and there’s always been at least one from his lineage in our family for almost three decades. Herc is the … Continue reading

Supermoon | August 11, 2014 | Manila, Philippines

Supermoon | August 11, 2014 | Manila, Philippines

My amateur attempt at shooting the “supermoon” . The year 2014 has five “supermoons”. Two new moons in January, and three full moons in July, August, and September. Of the five supermoons of 2014, this fourth one on August 11, 2014 (August 10, 2:10 PM EDT)  is the closest point the moon is to Earth for the whole year. … Continue reading

Caption this!

Caption this!

  Typhoons are frequent visitors to the Philippines. We get an average of about 20 typhoons a year. (We’re not called “a welcome mat for typhoons” for nothing.) Typhoon Glenda (International name Rammasun) churned through Metro Manila this morning. It is the first Category-3 typhoon after last year’s destructive Category-5 super typhoon Yolanda (International name Haiyan). … Continue reading

Inside the Walled City: Intramuros

Inside the Walled City: Intramuros

Last month, I went on a trip to the walled city of Intramuros at the heart of Manila with a friend who also likes taking photos. Intramuros, which in Latin literally means  “within the walls”,  is the oldest district of Manila.  With stone walls measuring 20-feet thick at the top, 40-feet thick at the base … Continue reading

[13.07.29] 16th Taipei Pet Expo (台北寵物展)

[13.07.29] 16th Taipei Pet Expo (台北寵物展)

Animals are amazing. Especially cats. They’re one of my most favourite subjects in photography. They’re intelligent and sensient – I’m pretty sure they can sense whatever mood you’re in. When I played with that grey and white cat and took it in my arms, I think it sensed that I was missing my cat back home, … Continue reading