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Polluted Sunrise Over the Metropolis

  Very early this morning, I roused myself from bed to go to my friend’s high-rise condominium that overlooks the city for an opportunity to shoot city skyline. I thought that the long weekend of November 1 to 4 lowered the pollution level in the metro. Therefore, a sunrise shot would probably be good. Lo and behold, this is what I saw in an early morning shoot. Shot at 6:03:53, November 05, 2012. Canon 40D, 70-200mm f/11, set at 170.0mm.

Habagat Drowns Metro Manila

The first part of August saw the tempest of nature’s wrath. Torrential rains poured unceasingly leaving 80% of Metro Manila underwater. School- and office-operations are affected as students and people cannot leave their homes. Our street is hardly flooded. But I guess we are not lucky this time. Waters rose to knee-deep. Going out is just so inconvenient unless one is willing to wade through the flood waters. As I was observing brave souls wade through murky water in front […]