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The awesomeness that is J 123

November 28, 2012


J 123 – Awesomesauce Photojourn class/pizza party. That’s not me, BTW. Napunta na ata dito ang lahat ng stress ng buhay ko, but my gut just tells me that it will be worth it. Mostly because of the pizza (jk sir). Now off to read the “required” Kamasutra and prepare for the Black Nazarene coverage. […]

Funeral Parlor

November 25, 2012


J 123 – Funeral Parlor. Sayang walang patay. Oh, photojourn. If you’re feeling pretty crappy before a shoot, chances are your photos will be crappy too. I feel terrible 😦

Journalism is not for the faint-hearted. And the technophobic.

November 24, 2012


It takes hard work as well as courage to be a journalist. Some people think that being a journalist is simply writing, going to events and reporting about it, hauling out a politician’s dirty laundry, and doing not a lot of maths. Journalism is not just reporting whatever is going on. Journalists are the watchdogs […]

Bottomline: don’t do something fishy.

November 24, 2012


The May 2013 Philippine Elections is only six months away. That’s about 25 weeks. Registered voter? Check. Already know who to vote for? Maybe yes, maybe no. We are still in the “getting-to-know-you” stage of our many suitors. Next year will be the official start of campaign period (we will touch up on this later), […]

Dumpsite Photography

November 21, 2012


Check ’em out here: Part 1 Part 2

Thursday Vargas: Watching The Watchmen

November 18, 2012


 Watching the Watchmen by Ronald Ventura is an exhibit concerning the Cordillera’s ethnic bulol, relating it to contemporary times. The bulol is a huge part of the animistic culture of ancient Filipinos, and in the exhibit these bulol were shown with a different take – artistically manipulated with doodles and such. What struck me the […]

Class activity: It would be fun, they said.

November 17, 2012


Two words: Haggardo Versoza. It was a normal Saturday morning perfect for surfing the Internet while waiting for class to start. I was happily answering this weird personality test when the class was tasked via Facebook to brush up on the FOI (Freedom of Information) Bill and get some pretty good sources about it. So […]