October 25, 2019

Let me tell you a personal secret.

If there is a single rule I follow in my financial life, this is:

"If you can't afford two, don't buy one".

It doesn't matter how expensive it is, may it just be a 3-in-1 coffee or a frappucino from Starbucks; a traditional keypad phone...

September 6, 2019

This special blog post is an addendum to an online article titled "Don't use social media to impress people", authored by Hisham Sarawar. You can read it here.

My favourite line:
"If social media is used positively, it can bring change in the life of people."


November 21, 2018

21st day of November 2018.

After a 2 month-long hiatus, here am I again back in the blogging and vlogging scene! 


Heads up! I will release a graduation vlog come the 2nd week of December. So if you haven't subscribed to my Facebook page yet, here it is:...

September 16, 2018

The blog author at Troika. 

Shot by Ben Manzanades.

Shot with Canon M6 + 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 lens. ISO125, 1/125 sec., f/1.2.

16th day of September 2018. 

This is a special blog for this is the first time that I'm having a guest writer in the blog. Continuing the feature...

September 8, 2018

8th day of September 2018.

I want to inform everyone that I am not paid to make blogs or ever plan to make one in exchange for money, most especially in topics re: restaurants and establishments. If I honestly like what I see or ingest (for this matter), it deserves a p...

September 3, 2018

The strawberry juice is one of my favorites.

Shot with Canon 600D + Canon 50mm f/1.8 II EF lens. ISO800, 1/90 sec., f/1.8. 

3rd day of September 2018. 

Snax used to be my barkada's every-night hangout place ever since we were in Pre-Dentistry. That's not only tr...

August 24, 2018

My favorite: the Beef Samgyupsal.

Shot with Canon M6 + 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 lens. ISO640, 1/50 sec., f/1.2.

24th day of August 2018.

Imagine how big my belly is basing from this blog post.

Grilled pork, that's what sampgyupsal is. My barkada loves spending Friday nigh...

August 18, 2018

17th day of August 2018. 

If you're a Photography newbie who wants to up your game by taking higher quality photos using cameras (not only to look professional), aside from using your phone (after all, it's not the gear that makes you take great photos), I'm the furthes...

August 10, 2018

10th day of August 2018. 

How about a blog every weekend?Let me try.

Indescribable week it is.

I rigged up more clinical points than what I expected at the beginning of the week. That's a good sign, at least (plus the Saturday clinics and a new weekend photography gig fo...

August 2, 2018

2nd day of August 2018. 

A number of people have been asking me: 

"Why blog in 2018 when you could've done that 10-15 years ago, when it was at its prime?"

Simple: I was probably just 7 y/o that time.

So why not in the past years?

I was not into it until I mustere...

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I'm a dentist by profession, photographer by passion.

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