Monday, August 13, 2012

The Man Behind the Camera

The Man Behind the Camera
Asiong32 anniversary post #2
           I am anonymous on my blog for two years now. I don’t normally post pictures of me, here on my blog…well, except for my shadows or my back or my side, as long as it doesn’t show my face. Why? coz I don’t want my picture taken. It’s funny coz I love photography and I love taking pictures but I don’t want my picture taken at all. I don’t have a picture of me on my Facebook account either. Why? because I have a lot of insecurities and I used to hate myself a lot. I don’t want my picture taken because there’s a lot of sadness and melancholy in my face and through my eyes and that my depression is consuming me little by little but thanks to this blog that it has served it’s purpose well for two years now. I want to show my face for the very first time after two years of blogging to say thank you and that it may become a symbol of hope for other people like me who is also battling with depression. If you try to back read on my blog, there’s actually more to it than just merely pictures. It’s mostly a collection of feelings, thoughts, struggles and triumphs of a self-confessed manic depressive on his way to recovery and happiness.
"So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more dangerous to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun."                                                                                      — Chris McCandless
“at mt. cabuyao”
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“at the top of the big eagle statue at agoo”
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“at philippine military academy”
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“at the top of diplomat hotel”
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“at the top of tuba view deck cross”
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“at tapuakan river”
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“at dagupan ruins”
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“lost somewhere”
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“planking at bineng, la trinidad”
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“with my independent trek adventures family, I miss you guys!”
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“with my idol dong ho and  fellow pinoy travel bloggers bagets during our mt. timbac climb”
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“with the cordillera bloggers group”
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“being a personal tour guide for my cousin mercy and her husband at mines view park”
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“eye to eye”…at pink sisters convent
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“with tv host Ingrid at the set of abs-cbn baguio’s morning show during our promotion of the first baguio blog conference…halatang bagong gising ako dito. haha”
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“with Ron Garcia, one of baguio’s sought-after photographer and the owner of babes studio. got the chance to work with him at a pre-nup photoshoot”
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“with my closest friends at my former company taken at baguio country club at a party. that’s me in the middle”
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“after a photoshoot at camp 7, kennon road”
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“picture courtesy of my good friend anton”
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“taken just recently at tondol beach with my eskapo family. no more short hair for me. hehe”
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thanks dong ho for this pic..
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its funny that I was wearing my favorite shirt or jacket when these photos were taken. anyhow, somehow I’ve conquered my fear. this is me.. the man behind the camera. I am Asiong32.

14 comments:

  1. nagpakita na din si parekoy :)

    *apir*

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  2. nagpakita ka din bro!!!! kamusta na? na miss mo ba ang pagdalaw ko wahahaaha

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  3. Nice to see you! And hoping for the best for you!

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  4. nice to finally see you asiong! you're actually cute, you should post your pics often! :)

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  5. haha thats ironic haha anyways ganda ng shots mo trp ko din mg picture picture

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  6. wow.. nakita na din po kita sa wakas! hahaha..
    ang galing po talaga ng mga photos mo!
    i'm amazed kuya :D

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  7. cute naman pala. ba't ayaw magpakita.hehe. anyway, you're blog serves as an inspiration. :)

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  8. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and your persona through this entry. God bless!

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  9. @bagotilyo...uu parekoy, panahon na rin. *apir*

    @Pala kanton...thanks

    @mark...uu namiss ko pagdalaw mo. long tym no see. matagal na ring di ako nakakadalaw sa blog mo. u

    @hana banana...:)

    @barbara...thank you! u

    @ZaiZai...cute ka jan?! dont worry, simula ngayon eh magpopost nako ng pics ko eften. u

    @MEcoy...thanks! sana makapagphotowalk tayo in the future.

    @Jessica...pag nakita moko one of these days sa session road o sa mall o sa town eh usap tayo ha...kalabitin moko tas sabihin mong ako si jessica. hehe

    @Niwrehs...thanks! u

    @jonathan...thank you and God Bless din! u

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  10. Hello kuya.. i just got the chance to go over the pictures.. I love it... still remember me??? We me at our church... hope all is doing well...

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