All posts filed under: Photo Shoot

Party-perfect instant photo prints with the new Instax Mini 70

FUJIFILM instax mini cameras have become extremely popular, not just among the younger set, but anyone who loves to take photos of important life events, loved ones, and travels, and see these instantly in credit-card-size prints they can keep. Now FUJIFILM is set to introduce the newest model to join the ‘instax mini’ series of instant cameras: the instax mini 70.

Food-tography Tour part 2 with Jojie Alcantara at SM

Go on a food trip around SM Lanang Premier restaurants with Davao’s multi-awarded photographer Jojie Alcantara in Food-tography Tour Part 2 on September 22!

Pawprints in the Garden Party

Fifty beautiful dogs of different breeds and more than 100 human attendees came together in one fashionable garden event in Davao City, the first of its kind. Of course, the spotlight is on our canine friends.

Portraits of Hope : a photo exhibit for kids with cancer

The Portraits of Hope photo exhibit came out of an inspiration to share portraits from our years of bonding with these kids who are unfortunately afflicted with cancer. Every time we visit we took endearing moments of the children who were only too happy to share their smiles with you.

The Art of Seeing (my street photography workshop series)

“THE ART OF SEEING” A one day street photography workshop series with Jojie Alcantara Davao City, Philippines “The question is not what you look at but what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau “Street photography is the most challenging form of discipline because it is spontaneous, unpredictable, and a reflection of lifestyle and culture, good and bad. The documentation of candid moments trains you to be a keen observer in life, sheds your inhibitions, teaches you to socialize better in your environment, and gives you faster motor reflexes. If practiced well, it turns your everyday snapshots of garden benches into memorable art. In 1997, street photography in Indonesia started my journey to photojournalism, eventually pushing me to explore portrait, landscape and travel which is part of the field I specialize in. Come take a walk with me for one day, as I share how I observe, compose and capture scenes around me. It will provide a fun and helpful training ground for you too.” (~Jojie A.) Jojie Alcantara is a writer and photographer who maintains …

Davao Bloggers’ first successful Blog Bootcamp

Published in SunStar Davao, Witerary by Jojie Alcantara The Davao Bloggers led by President Dulce Lada organized its first successful workshop entitled Blog Weekend Bootcamp this month. Around a hundred participants showed up from different parts of the island and as far as Manila. This was an intensive 3-day live-in conference with breakout sessions and hands-on workshop from September 21-23, 2012 at the Malagos Garden Resort in Davao City. With several speakers recognized in the blogging industry, this activity gave opportunities for newbie and advanced writers and bloggers to sharpen their skills and maximize growth in areas of creative writing, video blogging, photo blogging, and the Social Media. It was a pleasure for me to be part of the key mentors in this bootcamp. My topic was on Photo Blogging for both beginner and advanced classes, and I shared a bit of my background in photojournalism and creating an online presence in the new media (I was probably one of the oldest bloggers in Davao, dating back to the mid-90s when we used to call …

Davao’s 1st Blog Weekend Bootcamp

Am all set tomorrow to give a one hour talk to the many participants registered in the first Davao Blog Weekend Bootcamp. Blog Weekend Bootcamp is an intensive 3-day live-in conference with breakout sessions and hands-on workshop on September 21-23, 2012 at the Malagos Garden Resort in Davao City.  It is an excellent opportunity for writers and bloggers to sharpen their skills and maximize growth in the areas of new media creation such as creative writing, video blogging, photo blogging, and Social Media. The organizers, Davao Bloggers, are expecting an estimate of 100 participants. My topic will be on Photo Blogging, because of my background in photojournalism.  A nice article I’ve read was published in a Singapore online news site written by author below. More information at and  Meet the other cool speakers. 🙂   Blog Weekend Bootcamp launches in Davao City September 21-23 By J. Angelo Racoma | Sep 18, 2012 Filipino bloggers from the South and from all around the country are in for a treat, as the Davao Bloggers group …