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, August 27, 2012

#188 Daing at Tuyo

Seafood in Roxas City, it's a reputation that precedes. But today we're in the town of Bay-bay, Roxas City, marveling at a coast blanketed with rows and rows of dried fish. The process is simple enough: small fish are neatly laid out on bamboo trays (called bolaran), doused with salt water, and turned-over several times a day. And just like in photography, it's the sun that does the rest. Enjoy.

(Pixel-peepers: To take successful black & white pictures, you need to see your compositions in black and white. Instead of colors, you need to look for contrasts and shapes, for tonality and patterns. It can be a struggle at first, but the rewards are real.)

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