Friday, April 27, 2007

Relax

relax

Boracay Island. My college friends invited me to accompany them to Boracay, a week after the Holy Week to relax and talk about our college as well as our present lives. Sort of recollection isn’t it? But don’t get me wrong, I am not complaining since it’s an all expenses paid trip. Hehe.

hobbyist

After hearing this escapade, I kept on thinking that this would also be a great opportunity to take photos of this paradise and upload them on my Flickr account. Hmm, I believed that it took us 7 hours of travel from Bacolod City to Boracay. It was a boring one since sitting on a bus for 6 hours was not funny after all.

sandcastle

We wasted no time in exploring the island as we were welcomed by the sunset and the ripples. It was a good place I thought – good place to take photos hehehe. Our stay wasn’t really smooth-sailing, there were certain instances where we almost had a fight with the locals there. The eat-all-you-can dinner set-up was always a treat for us – too bad it’s only for 3 hours. The crystal cove is an amazing natural treasure, the banana ride is a breather, the snorkeling area is a visual feast and sunset is truly a mesmerizing experience.

paradise

Well, I will grab this chance to say thank you to my friends for this treat (you know who you are). I hope this experience will serve as a prelude to the next step I am about to take regarding my profession. Hehe. Fingers-crossed.

glitter

Other photos. Boracay Island thru my camera’s lens.

/totomai
04/27/07

11 comments:

  1. Ok... Here's the deal. I know you were a good photographer, but I had no idea you were THAT good.

    Man, those photos from Boracay are just...

    *drools*

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  2. anyway, I just blogged about you.

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  3. benj! thanks for leading me to totomai's site. really beautiful pictures! how do you achieve that almost painterly quality to your images? galing! adding you to my blogroll, okay? :)

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  4. Nice picture =) You used the strategy of Negative Space.

    Hope you can teach some photography techniques here as well

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  5. @benj thanks uli. pag maganda na camera ko pwede na kita kunan ng portrait hehe

    @gibbs thanks for visiting my site. just love taking pictures... as much as possible i wanted to have a different approach on common subjects

    @TPB hehe aliw ang icon mo, nagalaw. thanks din

    im_geoi still consider myself as a newbie in photography so im not that confident to teach some techniques yet. especially im just using a point and shoot camera. hehe. thanks for visiting

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  6. by the way here's the link to benj’s blog

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  7. we enjoyed having you with us totomai!!!sana maulit muli,hehehe..sa palawan naman..:))

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  8. @mamang, oo ba, sana maulit muli. sa palawan di pa kasi ako nakapunta dun. asus, ngaa nagtagalog man ko ya man hehe

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  9. Lovely photographs of the island! They could be in the glossy pages of a travel magazine. Boracay pictures occupy large space in my scrapbooks. They are picture clips from magazines, and I have to mention that your collection are much better compared to most of those taken by professional photographers. You just have a natural eye for the best angle and light. Just looking at them makes me feel like I'm there. Maybe in my next visit to boracay, I should take pictures myself, too. The pictures you shared here are just so inspiring.

    I wish you well ~ Jeques

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  10. thanks for the kind words Jeques. It was my first time last summer and i had to take advantage of the place.

    i am humbled by your words. thanks.

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