This is my "nth time" of visiting Corniche located at Diamond Hotel along Roxas Boulevard in Manila, Philippines. You may have probably read my previous article about this awesome fine dining restaurant which never fails to make my day great with their excellent service. When I say "excellent service", it means that you don't have to... Continue Reading →
Love at First Flash… The Godox TT350 for Canon!
I was using the Meike MK320 mini-flash and has initially found it as a lightweight speedlite solution to carry around every day just in case a "photo-worthy" opportunity presents itself. Although I find the Meike MK320 mini-flash suitable for most of my shooting conditions, there are cases where I need to "flash fill" my subject... Continue Reading →
The Meike MK-320… The little guy with a decent but solid punch!
If you own a mirrorless camera or have a DSLR and you're one of them shutterbugs who don't want to carry those bulky and heavy speedlites, let me introduce the Meike MK-320 with TTL function. It's half the size of a regular speedlite with all the features of a regular one having a flash head... Continue Reading →
Morong, Bataan… Why not?
The Philippines is a country of beautiful beaches, being a nation of about 7,100 islands. Aside from Boracay Island and El Nido in Palawan (which are both known for their white-sand beaches), the beaches of Morong, Bataan will also seriously give Boracay and El Nido a run for their money. Morong, Bataan is about 100... Continue Reading →
The smiles that may launch a thousand ship…
The Philippines is also known as being one of the "smiling" country in the world. It is not unusual for the Filipinos to smile their best when entertaining their guests and visitors, be it local or foreign. The ladies at a popular Chinese restaurant in Quezon City, the "Lucky Rainbow Seafood Restaurant" located at the... Continue Reading →
The Manaoag Church… The Pilgrim Center of Northern Philippines
In the Philippines, we always have the 1st of November declared as a holiday. For this year, we had October 31 and November 1 declared as "non-working holidays". Of course, most of the Filipinos, including me, took the 30th of October as a "self-declared" holiday which gave me a five day respite from work. 😀😀😀... Continue Reading →
The PWU-JASMS Rondalla
The rondalla is an ensemble of stringed instruments played with the plectrum or pick and generally known as plectrum instruments. It originated in Medieval Spain, especially in Catalonia, Aragon, Murcia, and Valencia. The tradition was later taken to Spanish America and elsewhere. The word rondalla is from the Spanish ronda, meaning "serenade. The rondalla was... Continue Reading →
The Philippines… Home of Excellent Service with A Smile
Corniche is a buffet restaurant located at Diamond Hotel, a 5-star hotel, along Roxas Boulevard in Manila, Philippines. Its selection of diversified food is composed of Asian, Western, and Japanese cuisines, including a salad and dessert station. Aside from the delicious food it offers to hotel guests and walk-in customers, Corniche is one of those... Continue Reading →
Photographer Hack… the Lenspen!
If you are using a lenspen to clean your gear's lenses, don't throw it away after the carbon-tipped disc has been quite used up. It is still useful! I use my old lenspen to clean my reading glasses, the screen of my mobile phone, and even my watch and other sort of things made of... Continue Reading →