The wedding of my Professor…

29 May

John Paul and Michelle or better know as Chi had their wedding ceremony!! Before I start Chi is my professor during my college days where I took up my culinary arts degree and we worked together in a hotel chain for my training. Last Sunday I was able to take coverage of her wedding ceremony as one of her photographer. We all started early in the morning for all preparation needed by the bride, groom and families. It was quite a long day for everyone of us. From the hotel, church up to reception we all had fun and end it with a big smile on our face! I’ll share some of the photos that I took from last Sunday! :)

Congratulations again to fire chief Paul and Chef Chi!! Best wishes!

So far the best wedding…

25 May

Last weekend I attended a wedding as a photographer since this is what I really do now most of the time I guess. :D So I have attended lots of weddings already but this one is the most exciting and most energetic wedding I’ve been! So here are some of my shots that I like to share with you and let me know what you think!

Don’t forget to follow for more photos ! :D

Sulyap Gallery Cafe & Restaurant: Experience a Taste of the Past

17 May

Last week I had a chance to travel to San Pablo, Laguna with my friends and cousin for business. A friend of mine who’s from San Pablo recommend this historical place for us to have our lunch. It was an impromptu trip so I was not able to bring my camera so have to make the best out of an Iphone.

When I went inside the restaurant I really feel living in a spanish era from the tables, chairs, windows, paintings, photos and some vintage items.

Instead of waiting for our food at our table we went to their gallery / museum. Where they showcase vintage items and furnitures, it’s a must visit for place vintage lovers since everything in the museum are personal collection.

After the museum we head back to the restaurant and had our lunch.

Bangus Belly P340

The bangus belly (milkfish) is really to die for it’s very delicious and fatty!

Sinigang na Liempo P360

Sinigang na Liempo is basically a pork belly sour soup with mixed vegetables.

Beef Tapa P350

Kulawong ng talong P310

Kulawong ng talong is basically a grilled pork belly mixed with smoked eggplant in a coconut milk sauce. You have an option here if you want to have an eggplant or puso ng saging.

Try to check this place if your in the area they’re open Monday – Sunday 10am-10pm.

A Day in Paradise

9 May

Summer heat is to hot to handle around the metro, sweating here and there with the combination of the pollution. So me and my cousin went on a trip to Cebu, Philippines to enjoy the heat at the beach! It’s only about an hour flight from Manila to Cebu so it’s a quick getaway!

We went to Shangri-la Mactan Spa and Resort, aside from it’s famous name I believe that Shangri-la Mactan has the most beautiful beach in Cebu not to mention their friendly staff and great service.

Please ignore my happy feet because I got carried away with view. :)

Good Morning World!

They also have kiddie pools and adult pools if your not into sands and salt water. The view is also superb with their own infinity pool and they also got a water massage on the side, truly perfect for relaxation.

A perfect clean blue pool with matching trees and flowers to relax you.

In case you get bored, they also offer several water sports such as jetski, scuba diving, para-sailing, snorkling and lot more!

When your hungry stomach decided to disturb you no worries there are plenty of food and beverage outlets near the beach and pool.

The other part of the beach which is nearer to the Ocean View rooms has a finer sand and less crowded than the one nearer on the bar.

Truly a perfect place for relaxation! You should give it a try!

Speedfest by Autoindustriya.com

21 Apr

Philippines maybe advertise as a 3rd world country but there are still plenty of great stuff to see and enjoy aside from the beaches and natural scenery. Wanna know why “It’s more fun in the Philippines.”

Last February 2012 Autoindustriya.com (AI) organized an event called Speedfest where car enthusiast and racers are invited to join. The event consist of Gymkhana, 1/4 mile run and mile run drag. So where in Philippines was this held? AI rented the whole Subic International Airport for the event, where runway was used for the mile runs and the plane docking area was used for the gymkhana. Anyway I’ll cut the chase, I’ll show you some of the photos that I took during the event.

Mile Run Participants

1/4 Mile Run Participants

The Ford GT could be the fastest car in Philippines. It ran 205 MPH in one mile making it the fastest car during the event.

205 MPH in 1mile

Breaktime!

Black and Yellow!

See you at the finish line!

The muscle car battle, so who won? The red one!

Muscle VS Muscle

Matte gray or black? I'm confused!

The camouflage Corvette is the chaser with the camera attached to it’s hood. The owner taking a photo of his ride!

Camouflage Corvette

Hot Red

Lamborghini Bicolore

The white m3 powered by a corvette engine drifting!

Let's drive sideways

Will these photos fit the slogan “It’s more fun in Philippines.” I’ll say hell yes! It was a successful event, there was no bad incident or accident during the event except for some blown engines but those are normal happenings in this kind of event. Are you looking for more of it? We all have to wait for the 2nd speedfest event maybe this last quarter of 2012! I hope you enjoyed it!

Please do not use the photos without my permission.

Fresh Orange Apple Shake! ~ For your hot summer!

20 Apr

Oh yes it’s summer and we are feeling the sizzling heat of it! So I made a cool refreshing drink to beat up the heat!

In this recipe, we want to balance the flavor of the apple and orange so we use 3pcs of orange and 3pcs of apple.

Orange

Apple

I also added a sparkling lemon water to give it a slight lemony flavor!

Sparkling Lemon Water

and some honey to add sweetness. You can also use white sugar or syrup for alternative!

Honey

Lastly the ice cube all together into blender! The time of blending this ingredients together will depends on the consistency you want to have in your shake, mine takes about 40seconds blending it to the consistency that I want. Enjoy the summer heat! :)

Ingredients:

3 pcs of Apple

3 pcs of Orange

2tbsp of Honey

70ml of Sparkling lemon water

1/2 cup of Ice cubes

Noriter Cafe! The perfect place for coffee!

17 Apr

Recently I’ve done a photoshoot for a clothing company that was held in Noriter Cafe. It’s located in Estrada St. corner Taft Avenue, no one would expect that such a home student feel like coffee shop exist in the area. The entrance is only a small open door that immediately  leads to a staircase or 2nd floor where Noriter is located.  I’ll be posing photos of the place to give you the feeling of being there at least visually :p

This is the wall where you can design your own cup and share it to the world!


The tables that are full of photos, polaroids etc! Which is very nice and don’t forget you can also leave your photos :)

This is their order counter together with their colorful menu! The price range of the drinks and food averages 130, they have plenty of drinks and food to choose from. I tried their cookies and cream and their iced tea which happens to be really good for the price and size! You can click on the pic to see their menu!

The flying objects!

This are just some of the detailed shots, you should see it for yourself there are lot more great stuff waiting for you! There’s a section where you can remove your shoes and sit on the floor, lay down etc! To some that they feel it so homey they sleep on it and not to mention the PDA session as if no one else is there! haha :p Overall I really like the place you guys should try it and see for yourself! By the way it is owned by a married Koreans!

Noriter is open from Monday to Saturday, operating hours starts from 10am until 9pm.

 


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