My Indoor and Outdoor Photography | Travel and Adventure

Sunset Taken On Board a Vessel

By on August 20, 2017

Weather has a powerful influence when photographing a sunset sometimes, whirlwinds of black clouds blown away. When temperature drops, high winds begin to move very fast blocking the sunset and masses of black clouds reduces the amount of radiance.

From the higher viewpoint, the mass of black clouds formation is a dramatic element, rain will surely comes after sundown however, it’s just a temporary blocking but as you can see, the orange reflections above can still be viewed from afar.

Sunset taken on board a vessel- Strait of Malacca, Indonesia

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At lower viewpoint, Down there, the sun appeared at full dramatic view with an strangely-shaped masses of black columns at the background. It was a warmth evening glow!

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Rizal Park Sunset

By on April 8, 2017

Rizal Park Sunset

Nature showcases one of the most photographed subjects of landscape photography, it’s the sunset, you can find the beauty of nature in all aspects no matter where it was taken definitely, they show-off their astonishing beauty and share the same similarities,’’the natural beauty of nature.’’

You can see here, all sunset photos taken with the elegance of terraced west coast, cityscape, landscape and splendid mountains, floating vessel, dry sand dunes, Persian gulf, coldest to hottest regions, grassland, ricefields, desert, aircraft, watercraft, areas of mainland, peninsulas and tropical islands.

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Summer Sunset

By on March 28, 2017

Manila Bay Sunset

The dramatic view of the sunset in an open sea setting, the location at closer distance from the road, it’s impossible to clear away the sun watchers, fisherman and vendors around but sometimes, they also serves as supporting subject and additional human element in the background.

The best viewpoint is the mellow yellow-orange light with splashes of vibrant colors is ideal, striking rays heading straight forward directly to my position is a big advantage getting easier to focus.

To capture the sunset  is not that hard even if the sunset will only lasts for minutes, work must be done very quickly. The result is not always perfect as expected sometimes, it came out to be very bright and others dull and blurry. I just have to practice all photography measures, Next time, just as to hold my breath before clicking to avoid shaking.

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Travel and Adventure

Life and Photography Away from Home

By on December 23, 2014

It was so far but good to reach behind, radically it was a different place to work at, even though, life is too much overloaded but the present location would give back more. When today’s unemployment rate is high, more people leave the country every year in search for a greener pasture abroad. It’s really hard to think how the smartest and the best asset leave home and families behind. Progressively as we’d expect but due to economic circumstances beyond control, sometimes it’s good and often not. So far, many lost their present job, would probably bring them to a certain place where you can find a brighter future ahead. Others, they leave the present situation that actually enjoyed doing it. Somehow, you cannot resist the tempting offers to work abroad, it’s just the right thing to do, to take the chance and grab the opportunity.

Let me share with you the life story of an OFW based in K.S.A  In here, you’ll get survival tips on how to cope up with homesick feeling . Miles away from home means doing everything, a lot of things has to be done to cope with it.

A family friend Mhel Regalado, a Sr. architectural inspector,ABV Rock Group Ltd., K.S.A  later found out that the nature of work is good and might be the dream job for keeps even though, it’s quiet hard to be away from his family, just a bit adjustment thinking the present situation would give back more.

Eventually he did, He was able to cope up to certain blues and gloomy feelings. He even shared some experiences in Facebook. Job actually is not just for money, it’s more on self-satisfaction doing something good  for many. It’s a wide practice of the company that if they think that you are an asset, they will take care of everything. The right direction might lead to a  situation, something that so many people aspiring for.

How to get closer yet so far

He regularly keep in contact with his family. To make the fastest communication using smart phones, emails, messenger, skype, using laptop to keep up to date on everyday activities. The biggest expense probably is the plane ticket back home…

 

Mhel on weekend adventure, Seeing any smile on his face, He looks happy.

Working abroad is hard and full of stress. Doing his own laundry, Mhel cooks his own meals and ”baon” to work.They take turns going to market and cook good food with fellow housemates.  A fair share of expenses in doing marketing and all of that, I believe, if you are really determined, there’s always time to do things you really want. There’s always a way…

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Mhel can cook, his signature dish,”Ginataang Hipon” to share with other housemates. It looks yummy!

If you think about life overseas, it causes further stress. Being far from home, he experienced a homesick feeling, longing to see loved ones back home.To reduce it, He spend his holiday going adventure with friends during weekends. After work and before bedtime is a regular free time goes online social life in Facebook. One hobby he loved most is photography. He ‘s adventurous, taking photos of scenery including, beautiful landscape, food, people, and self-portrait too. Let’s check some of his photos taken around. 

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 Celebrating the weekend with friends. Call it the weekend adventure enjoying every moment with friends around.

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 Weekend Adventure, Fascinating and stunning view above ground.

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Pyramid Acacia Valley, Saudi Arabia

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Hidden Valley, Saudi Arabia

 

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The Edge of the World, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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 The towering cliff of Riyadh

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Sunset view facing the red sea.., Jeddah

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Red Sand Dunes, Saudi Arabia

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Wadi Laban Bridge in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Marina BayAbu  Dhabi 

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Dubai from the Sky,Riyadh,Saudi Arabia 

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it’s an Aerial Photography

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 Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

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If you want to work abroad and try for the first time, take the challenge and face it bravely. You’ll be excited on how it turn out. Soon, you’ll know the best result after each experience.Working abroad is an exciting way to experience other cultures, food and you’ll meet new friends. Happiness is when and where you’ll find it, to grow and experience new things. Let life flow as it is!

Photo courtesy of Mhel Regalado, Sr Civil Architectural Inspector ABV Rock Group Ltd., K.S.A. Thank you very much for sharing your life, experience and stunning landscape photos.

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Illustration-Hard Work And Great Effort

By on September 3, 2014

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Photo Illustration: (Click on image to view larger) A small boy carrying a big orange which is much heavier than his own weight, this illustration shows a heavy load and this is your mission!

The question is, Are you prepared to take challenging role to fulfill your vision? Is there any hope for a purpose? Absolutely yes! Develop yourself earlier is a good foundation. All resources: energy, talents, patience and determination are gifts given to you by God.

Hold your vision firmly and make the most of it. Don’t waste time and energy, do it while you are still young. Don’t mind discouraging situation when life falls apart, never get bored, irritated and impatient.There wasn’t one thing that is negative.

However, the desire to make it better would be a lot of planning and preparation. Always remember what dad says, ”Don’t just finish, do it well, you’ve got to work harder Son. Parents always encouraged children to go to school and do well, they even stretched their budget in order to give you the best things in life, they always make certain that they were always involved in any aspect of school. so, why not give 100% to every endeavor throughout your life?

Lastly, The providing power is your fighting spirit because everything has to be done quickly and finish before the sunset…..

Note: The picture illustration of  a boy carrying an orange is my own photography, I have used one big orange to complete the process for interesting views, I took it while making Fruit crafts and carvings in the past intended for food blogs. I guess, it would be more interesting to use my own fruit carving and shots for inspiration quotes, poems and reflections.

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Sky Viewing with Muntingia Calabura or Aratiles Flower

By on September 12, 2013

My habit keeps my mind active and physically occupied for a day. Photographing these wildflowers Muntingia Calabura has something to teach as well. This is just a short lived wildflower, it will only stay for a day and I just have to shoot it immediately before the sucking insects will arrive that it may caused discoloration.

The first bloom is lovely white in full sun although it was really small but, with fine quality once you’ll seen the result. This kind of flower may not be available during rainy season, they bloom more this time and less continuously.

Previously,I’ve published the first part of these images with the black background as it was glowing in the dark. I’m very passionate to do these things in the morning.Here’s the shots taken from day to day activities.

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The V-Formation Of Birds

By on August 31, 2011

 

THE ARRIVAL OF THE MIGRATORY BIRDS.

The arrival of the egrets in from all parts of Central Asia leaving the winter months.During winter,Egrets escape the cold weather in temperate regions and drove them to a warmer place like Malaysia.They go back same way driven by natural instinct for survival.

Egrets in flight, flying forming the V-Formation. Egrets used V- formation when migrating.  Amazing! I only live once to see this and I was very happy. I felt like, I was very close to nature to see the heavenly blue sky..

Photographed by: Pixel Pro Photography, Malaysia

Why do Egrets fly in this kind of formation? So curious to see these birds cooperating with each other.  I can still remember my high school days.All the best lessons I have learned from my science teacher and until this point.  Using the V- Formation helps the Egrets to save energy. The V- shaped was created by the first bird, leader of the group  itself to reduce resistance from the back row. When the leading bird gets tired, another bird takes over the lead. You can just imagine the long distance flight during migration.  I don’t know how long They migrate. We will learn a lot from here.

(EGRETS FEATURED, FULLY ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT WITH PHOTOGRAPHS AND INFORMATIVE TEXTS)  Copyright  All rights reserved.  No part of my work may be reproduced, photocopying, and recording any information storage without any written permission from the author.

 

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