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Barthes: Punctum and Studium

January 28, 2013


In Roland Barthes’ work “Camera Lucida”, he introduces two photographic concepts: punctum and studium. The way I understand it, punctum is the element that stands out in a photograph. It is that one golden element that makes us “love” a photograph and not just “like” it. Punctum is kind of subjective; people differ in their […]

UP Lantern Parade 2012

December 26, 2012


My subject is the UP Lantern Parade, the event itself. Events during the day are entirely different from the events during night. From the ambiance to the people, the Lantern Parade is not all or the same thing. Light is a major playing factor here, especially on the part of the photographer – it is […]

Oblation Run: “The Ritual Dance Of The Brave”

December 16, 2012


Artex Compound

December 8, 2012


Dec. 3, 2012 – Artex Compound The Venice of Manila, maybe a little less romantic. From: “…one of the most interesting and dramatic places in Malabon and has become a sort of a tourist attraction especially among photography aficionados. Artex a.k.a. Yupangco Cotton Mills, Inc. was a long-time producer of fine textiles. During its heyday, […]

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 😦

Dumpsite Photography

November 21, 2012


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