Rome & Vatican City

I had the chance to visit Rome and Vatican City in March, 2017 for several days. I had no itinerary, no schedule, but just to see and photograph the city. How often can you say that when going to a place? 🙂 Since this was my first time, I plan to hit all the touristy…

Frog Pond Reflections

Boston Holiday Lights 2016

On 28th December, I joined with 9 other photographers in shooting the Holiday Lights in Boston Common and the Public Garden, organized by the always amazing Saba of the Boston PhotoWalks. Enjoy! Aperture: ƒ/22   Camera: X-Pro2   Focal length: 55mm   ISO: 200   Shutter speed: 30s   

Nubble Light Holiday Lights

The Nubble Lighthouse in York, Maine is usually lit up for the holidays from around the Thanksgiving weekend until New Year’s day, or whenever it is safe for them to cross to the rocky island. The tricky part in taking this night time photo of the lighthouse are the cars coming and leaving the parking lot,…

CCNSHS80 Reunion in Virginia

On a cold November weekend in Virginia and Washington, DC, 12 of my high school classmates, including myself, of the Cebu City National Science High School class of 1980, met and saw each other again after 36 years. The weather might have been cold, but the emotions were warm. With some strands of gray hair now on…

Hover Boston

I took a sunset doors off helicopter tour over Boston one nice Autumn afternoon with Hover Boston by Tuckamore Aviation. It was a 30 minute flight starting and ending at the Norwood Memorial Airport. It was a once in a lifetime experience and I can’t wait to do it again. Soon! Aperture: ƒ/2.8   Camera: X-Pro2   Focal length: 32.1mm   ISO:…

Zakim Bridge

The Zakim Bridge, or more formally “The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge” has now become a Boston icon since its completion in 2002 as part of the Big Dig, the largest highway construction project in the United States so far. Aperture: ƒ/8   Camera: X-Pro2   Focal length: 38.8mm   ISO: 200   Shutter speed: 1/450s   

Stata Center

The Stata Center, or MIT Building 32 is an academic complex designed by the award-winning architect, Frank Gehry for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Aperture: ƒ/8   Camera: X-Pro2   Focal length: 38.8mm   ISO: 200   Shutter speed: 1/250s