Common Birds in Urban Manila

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

Just when I was really getting deep into birding and bird photography, COVID-19 pandemic happened. Suddenly we’re the ones locked up like a cage in our own houses looking out to the wild birds outside. Luckily, if you have a garden or a backyard that’s a luxury enough to enjoy the activity, but for others the window would suffice. Any which way, if you find yourself staring at the open sky or nearby trees, make sure to notice the common Birds in Urban Manila. Birding is an easy activity, one just need a set of eyes, ears to listen and time to observe.

DJI Mavic 2 PRO and Zoom Launched in the Philippines

Mavic 2 Series

I’ve been flying a drone for almost a year now. And as a photographer, I’m just astounded by the possibilities of different perspectives these devices offer. DJI has opened up a whole world of photography and videography to consumer levels allowing content creators to expand their vision. I may only be using the DJI Spark… Continue reading DJI Mavic 2 PRO and Zoom Launched in the Philippines

Phoenix 2018 Calendar Festival Images

Phoenix 2018 Calendar Images

It’s almost half of the year but just have to update my portfolio on this site. Had been fortunate to have a bunch of my festival images on this year’s Phoenix 2018 Calendar. Wasn’t able to get a copy though so will have to make do with these PDF files. Featured images on the calendar… Continue reading Phoenix 2018 Calendar Festival Images

Hands-on | Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom Shoots the PyroMusical Olympics

Hands-on Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom

It’s the age of dual-lens cameras on smartphones and there’s a good reason behind it. Much like our eyes, dual-lens delivers better autofocus, bokeh, sharper details and clarity. Photography-focused smartphones have already arrived from several manufacturers and Asus won’t be left behind. Their Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom is their 12MP dual-lens cameraphone with more than… Continue reading Hands-on | Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom Shoots the PyroMusical Olympics

Infographic: Tracking and Shooting the Milky Way in the Philippines

tracking the milky way cover

Astrophotography is one of the exciting fields of photography. It takes patience but seeing the night sky pop out of our pictures is reward enough. The milky way is one of the favorite subjects. This dense cloud of stars is actually easy to capture as long as you know where to look. Its visibility varies… Continue reading Infographic: Tracking and Shooting the Milky Way in the Philippines

Field Test | ZenFone 3 Max 5.5 Camera and Video Sample Gallery

Shooting with the ZenFone 3 Max 5.5

As a travel photographer, I’m more inclined to smartphones with exceptional camera and lasting battery life. The new iteration of Asus max series of phones, the Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 (ZC553KL) seems to be going to that direction. I had the first generation Zenfone Max and to compare, the new ZC553KL looks thinner and sleeker.… Continue reading Field Test | ZenFone 3 Max 5.5 Camera and Video Sample Gallery