WAY OF THE CROSS (GOOD FRIDAY) 2013

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Images taken March 28, 2013 – Way of the Cross -Bacolod Public Plaza, Bacolod City, Philippines

Life at the Picket line

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Images taken at First Farmers Holdings Corporation during the 2nd Month of the workers strike – Workers continues to struggle for Jobs, rights and wages…

Pasalamat Festival 2012 – Faces and Vivid colors…

After 2 years I was able to go back to La Carlota City to shoot the Pasalamat Festival – This year I randomly picked faces among the street dancers and took portraits of them… Enjoy the rest of the set!

36 shots on a Good Friday – Christ’s way to the cross (reenacted)

Images taken early this morning during the “Tal-tal” which started from the Provincial Capitol Lagoon and ended at the Bacolod City Public Plaza.

Palm Sunday in Bacolod City

Images taken a day before Palm Sunday – Bacolod City

High Speed Dirt at NGC

Motocross action at the New Government Center Nov. 25-26, 2011.  Boboy Fernandez of Team Pacquiao also has his team that will see action tomorrow.

[Images taken November 26, 2011 – New Government Center – Bacolod City]

A livable light!

In a recent photo walk outside the Bacolod Central Market I was able to photograph the scene in a low lighted situation using my primitive Canon 350D and until now I am happy with the results…

Camera settings: F4 ISO 400 S – 1/80 secs.

A sweet street discovery – honey lemon on stick!

I was waiting for the dismissal of classes of my daughter at ETCS III this morning and happen to notice an area where students get their snacks at the sidewalks of the school…

and here it goes – students started to swarm over this vendor…

and the coins started to pour in for this sweet treat…

more and more students came to buy the honey lemon on the stick – P1 peso fun and sugar shock…

the sweet and gooey honey lemon is indeed a sure hit for kids…

and the students keeps on coming for this sweet street treat…Have a sweet day everyone!

[Images taken November 8, 2011 in a photo walk of myshutterlife]

A Sunday afternoon at the Plaza

10 Images that gives you a glimpse of life at the Bacolod Public Plaza…

Faded Glory – one of the fountain areas at the Plaza which used to be the attraction of the place since then.

I could still recall having a photo at this spot when I was a kid.

A CONFLICTING SIGN – While it is said by the first sign that people should avoid washing their feet and and plates at the drinking fountain – the attached sign says otherwise.

Photography and the technological advances of the times also limit the chances of Plaza Photographers to earn a living at the Plaza nowadays.

Erning Sajo has been photographing people at the Plaza since the 80’s – during the advent of the Digital Era his income turned low due to the increase of digital camera ownership – but he is still hopeful that his client would pass by the Plaza and have their photos taken by him.

Under the shade of this old tree are checker players that spend their time at the park playing.

The light that passes through the leaves of the tree illuminates the playing board for the players.

And who would have thought that there is a one month old baby named Joemarie at this makeshift crib.

Lucky Joemarie lives with his mother at the Plaza by the day and sleeps in front of Amar Emporium at night time.

[The complied images were taken November 6, 2011 in a Photowalk of  myshutterlife]

How the people in Bacolod remember the dead [Undas 2011]

30 Photos on 3 locations – my way of  illustrating how the people of Bacolod City remembers the dead on November 1, 2011.

Libertad Market

The Bacolod Public Plaza

Burgos Public Cemetery

[Images taken October 31, 2011]