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, February 10, 2014

#265 Onion Farmers

In barrangay Kita-kita, in San Jose City Nueva Ecija, the sight of gaudily-clad farmers in the distance piqued our curiosity. After doubling-back and walking into the fields, we discovered they're onion farmers hired to weed fields planted to white onion. Gently plucking weeds growing in-between onion sprouts is hard work, for which each one will earn P130.00 a day. But discovering them at work was worth much more than that to us. Enjoy.

(Pixel-peepers: Learn to watch the light and work with it. Photographing your subjects while they are lit up from an angle can raise the contrast. And if the light happen to come from a setting sun, the colors will pop with a golden hue.)

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