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Readers’ Photo Corner


By Raffy Paredes

Here are today’s featured readers and their photos.

  • Untitled (Joey Nell Marzan)

    Untitled (Joey Nell Marzan)

  • The Traditional Fishermen of Inle Lake (Tina  Millo)

    The Traditional Fishermen of Inle Lake (Tina Millo)

  • The Perfect Partner and the Perfect Cone (Kent Ramirez Duque)

    The Perfect Partner and the Perfect Cone (Kent Ramirez Duque)

  • The Calm Before The Storm (Jun Dangoy)

    The Calm Before The Storm (Jun Dangoy)

  • Sea of Clouds (Alfie Genovea)

    Sea of Clouds (Alfie Genovea)

  • Pagtutulungan (John Carlo Sateniaman)

    Pagtutulungan (John Carlo Sateniaman)

  • Magsaysay Bridge (Emily J. Sepe)

    Magsaysay Bridge (Emily J. Sepe)

  • Early Catch (Roniel Laguinlin)

    Early Catch (Roniel Laguinlin)

  • Dapithapon Sa Buhay Ng Isang Musmos (Ber Ejercito Dela Cruz)

    Dapithapon Sa Buhay Ng Isang Musmos (Ber Ejercito Dela Cruz)

  • At the Lighthouse (Wilfred Perez)

    At the Lighthouse (Wilfred Perez)

    Alfie Genovea shares his photo, “Sea of Clouds” taken at Treasure Mountain located in his hometown of Tanay, Rizal. He writes: “Ano pa nga ba ang hahanapin mo? Isang masarap na umagahan sa harap ng isang napaka gandang tanawin. Sa lugar na ito makikita ang isang attraction na minsan lang matyempuhan ng mga tao, ang sea of clouds.”

    Ber Ejercito Dela Cruz sent in the photo titled “Dapithapon sa Buhay ng Isang Musmos.” He took the photo one afternoon at Angono Lakeside Park while watching the sunset.”

    From Joey-Nell Marzan, a teacher-educator in a state university in Vigan, Ilocos Sur is an untitled photo of Paoay performers dancing to the tune of Sabunganay (banana blossom) during the recent 2020 Guling Guling Festival. He writes: “Guling Guling Festival, the last day of merrymaking and enjoyment before Lent has been celebrated for almost 400 years every Tuesday before Ash Wednesday by the people of Paoay. In the background is the newly restored Paoay Church.”

    The photo titled “The Calm Before the Storm” is from Jun Dangoy. “This photo was taken on the morning before Taal erupted in the afternoon,” shares Jun. “You can see how calm the morning and beautiful the sunrise was.” He took the photo from a plane that had just taken off from Manila en route to Singapore that morning.

    Tina Millo contributed the photo, “The Traditional Fishermen of Inle Lake.” Her photo description reads: “The two one-legged rowers exhibit masterful balance on the water over the sunset in Inle Lake, Myanmar.”

    Emily J. Sepe, a self-employed mom and hobbyist shares her photo of Magsaysay Bridge. She writes: “This bridge named after President Ramon Magsaysay is a known landmark in my beloved hometown, Butuan City. It is an arched-type steel bridge built during the early ‘60s that spans the mighty Agusan River. For years, this bridge served as a lone vital conduit of the city to the rest of Mindanao island until its new more modern pair came at the city’s southern side.”

    Kent Ramirez Duque, a government employee from Tagum City, Davao del Norte and a photo enthusiast sent in the photo titled “The Perfect Partner and the Perfect Cone.” His photo description: “A young couple having a date while witnessing the colorful sunset and Mayon Volcano.”

    The silhouette photo of people hauling in fishing net at sunrise titled “Early Catch” comes from Roniel Laguinlin, a photojournalist and writer from Nueva Vizcaya. He took the photo in Brgy. Salong, Calaca, Batangas.

    Wilfredo Perez shares his pre-debut photo of Mhecaela Shane titled “At the Lighthouse.” Photo was taken at the beautiful Sisiman bay overlooking Mt. San Miguel and the lighthouse in Mariveles, Bataan.

    And John Carlo Sateniaman submitted the photo, “Pagtutulungan,” a behind-the-scene picture of festival performers helping each other with their costumes.

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