Shoot date: April 16, 2016
The last time I found myself at Fairmount Park was for an event called "Cosplay Photoshoots." It was really a great time, so when I heard about a Pokémon themed cosplay gathering at the same park, I couldn't help myself but go.
I tried a different route than what I did last time.
The event was in celebration for Pokémon's 20th anniversary of existing. There was a costume contest, game battles, live music and so much more. I mostly stuck with taking photos though.
Instead of running around trying to catch all the pokémon I could, I decided to let them all come to me. I ended up using the stage area to make as a backdrop, so-to-speak, for studioesque portraits. Every now and then I couldn't help myself but run off to something random that happened to go on but for the most part, I lived on the stage that day.
It was great seeing so many familiar faces and so many new ones. Experiencing this event has made me very excited for the May event that I'm organizing at Griffith Park.
But in any case, here are the photos from that day :)
Trip date: February 9-27, 2016
This year my dad decided to turn 60 years old. He also decided that he wanted to celebrate back in the Philippines. I had big film plans for this trip. I brought 8 rolls of film with me, 4 Fuji Velvia 50 rolls and 4 Kodak Portra 400. Plans fell through for better or worse, but I was at least able to pull off a roll of each. I've had the Kodak developed for a while, while I had to wait a few weeks for the Velvia slides to process. I ended up getting them today.
The shots below document my visits to Parañaque, Quiapo, Boracay, Indang, Santo Domingo and Intramuros in no particular order
Oh yeah! Also, I'm starting to use a new logo!
Shoot Date: March 31, 2016.
On the night of March 30, I get a message from Rian asking if I was available the next morning. I actually had nothing planned, so she suggested we go out and do a random dance shoot. I'm always game for random things, so I agree. Then I'm told she wanted to do a video shoot. It's been a while since I've done something like this, but I am always down for the cause.
She drives over to my place we meet up and do some shots here, then we move on to Chatsworth where we hike a bit up the Santa Susana Pass until we find a nice spot.
From then Rian pulls out some improv interpretive dancing, which I record. Everything movement was spontaneous as we worked off each other's ideas and movements. End of the day we played with my pets for a bit before she went off to work.
Knowing who I am, if I just let this video sit, I would never work on it. So I'm here to present to you, "Dancing Weather."