THE STREETS OF MANILA

In the book The Photography of William T. Vollmann, it says that, “‘When doing research and when taking documentary photographs, it is essential “to capture candid moments of reality.’ Therefore, a significant ethical guideline within the field is to never intentionally influence the scene or involve oneself with the subjects at hand.”

The Postcard Charm of Iriga Fondly Called The City of Crystal Springs

It is one of the interconnected volcanic “breathers” in Bicol region comprised of at least 12 volcanic vent structures and complexes referred to as the “The Bicol Volcanic Arc”. Mt. Iriga is one of the three historically active, the other two being Mayon and Bulusan, and is considered the least active center of the arc having only two known recorded eruptions in historic times.