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, April 22, 2013

#222 What's holding you back?

We sometimes wish we were somewhere else, but somehow, getting there is another story.

We were on Cotivas Island in Caramoan, within the comforts of a grass hut during the hottest part of the day. From our cozy vantage point, the scene before us is both enchanting & inviting. We wished we were frolicking the waters instead, it must be so cool & refreshing! But wait, it's just too hot to venture outside, why not wait until the sun goes down?

Well, just as in life, that's one of the reason why we are not where we wish to be.  Sometimes, 'too hard' gets in the way. Now , imagine the possibilities for those who dare. (And if you're a relentless photographer: images that are both enchanting & inviting.) Enjoy.

(Pixel-peeper: By now most of us know we can improve our composition by framing our subject. Just remember that when you reduce the amount of sky in your photograph, you'll need a tad more light to get your photograph properly exposed.)

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