Filipiniana High Tea at Alberton House

High tea is traditionally an English affair. Our friend and event-organiser, AJ, suggested that we book a high tea party at the historic Alberton House but with a twist.  It will be done Filipiniana-style. All the participants will be garbed in their best Maria Clara or Balintawak dresses that are customary during the Hispanic era of the Philippines. Continue reading


Fun Photoshoot: Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park

Summer has finally reached our NZ shores, and it’s the perfect time for picnics and photoshoots and that was what we actually decided to do. We agreed upon Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park in nearby Mission Bay to be our venue.

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Fun Photoshoot

After several months have passed since I joined a Fun Photoshoot with our fellow Nikonians, I’ve finally found the time to post-process two of the pictures that I’ve shot during that event. My schedule had been hectic so I really took advantage of my vacation time to finally do this. So here they are, my newbie attempts at post-processing. Thanks to our mentor, Abog Mola Cruz, for teaching us this technique.

Azalea by israelv
Azalea, a photo by israelv on Flickr.
Kacey by israelv
Kacey, a photo by israelv on Flickr.