Stalking the most beautiful places in the Philippines

Welcome, welcome 'o weary traveler... from where do you cometh? Are you seeking new lands to conquer, perhaps planning a visit to the Philippines? Or are you simply feeling home-sick and hungry for photographs of home? Whatever, feel free to look or share. An adventure awaits.

I try to post new images weekly from my travels across this beautiful land. If you like what you see, please leave a comment or two. Or write me a note, I'd love to hear from where you cometh. Enjoy. Bobby ( Join this group to receive new postcards weekly or become a fan of my Facebook page.

Monday, May 28, 2012

#175 Someone's Watching

Do you sometimes get the feeling someone's watching you?

At sunrise, a lot of things can be happening. As the golden light bathes the grand landscape, what was previously dark and formless turn into a landscape alive with tone and color. Clouds can catch color too, the meandering edge of a lake might suddenly merit your attention, and random wild grass just in front of you now make an interesting foreground. Through all these, a twilight photographer can get completely lost in the moment.

But not everyone is transfixed by the same scene, nor at the same time. After exhausting the compositions in our heads, we start looking around for something else to shoot, and inevitably find each other in our cross-hairs. Yes someone's watching after all, and we have only ourselves to blame. Enjoy. 

(Pixel-peepers: There are compositions that you see only through your mind's eye. Others, well the opportunity sometimes just pops-up.) 

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