NATURAL WORLD. Capture the natural world with your camera: document a moment outside, big or small. From a panorama snapped during your morning hike to a close-up of a leaf in your yard, we invite you to document this wondrous world around us.Exploring the outdoors, with camera in hand, is an opportunity to look for natural lines that lead our eyes to different parts of a frame.Photo101, Blogging UContinue reading “Natural World, Warmth and Mystery”→
Smoothly swaying in this hammock under these trees makes me feel and realize how small I am compared to nature itself. The trees, so much bigger than I am; they’re like giants surrounding and staring at me. But unlike any giants that usually look scary or intimidating, these are the lovely ones (But they maybe scary at night when creatures of the night use it as hideaway or sanctuary; it’s creepy sometimes to hear their sounds from the trees!).
The small-world phenomenon experiment by Milgram suggests that humans have short path length of a small-world network and that the world is made of short ties yet we are often not able to discover them.
There are two points of which this photo portrays connection.
First, the interconnected vines portraying the series of connection humanity have. Second, the kind of connection we have with nature and life.
There are moments when life just naturally brings solitude to us and there are moments when we actually seek for it. I thought of this place sometime, and I wanted to go back there. Situated in the hills of Malaybalay City in the mountains of Bukidnon, you’ll find the Monastery of Transfiguration where you will meet the Benedictine monks known for their Coffee for the Soul. Continue reading “Solitude – When You Seek For It”→
Apparently, as a photography and storytelling enthusiast, it gives me such a bliss to be somewhere where I can get involved with anything that is kindred to my passion, especially that unforgettable moment when I received a photo award during a provincial student congress handed by Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler and former CNN Manila and Jakarta Bureau Chief for the theme Social Media for Social Change.