Photography in Travel Man's World: Awesome Photos of 2012
More than just a picture hub
Pictures paint a thousand words, as the Bread song goes.
My hub is or will also describe even more than that.
I'll be concentrating on a year, 2012, that is or was full of controversies because of the following factors.
- End-of-the-world predictions : The Mayan calendar, Michel de Nostradamus as movers of this speculations.
- Climate change
- Catastrophes, include hurricanes, typhoons, earthquakes among others
Negative vibes are/were all over, especially here in the Philippines, when natural disasters brought so much problems, especially in big cities of Metro Manila (lots of garbages because of flash flood), Metro Cebu and Metro Davao.
Here in Travel Man's World, I've seen part of what happened in my country. I even participated in appealing for assistance trough social media and donated little amount through the Red Cross and online banking.
I still can say that the year was a fruitful one (always) although smeared with ugly incidents that were contributed, most of it, by human's follies.
At least, we an still appreciate and recall those memories, whether good or bad, through photographs.
So, fellow hubbers, allow me to open my world with you, once again, through the lenses of my borrowed digital camera (lol..it's from my cousin's wife...I had to earn, you know..hehe) (because mine was already damaged). The first half of the year was still spent by this hubber at his province but the later part lasted in the city of Manila, then on board ship (from China then back to Philippines).
It's worthy of your appreciation.
I hope you'll enjoy the presentation.
People and CelebrationClick thumbnail to view full-size
FoodsClick thumbnail to view full-size
Travel and PlacesClick thumbnail to view full-size
It's just the tip of an iceberg
Suddenly, I felt tired sorting out which photos of this and that event of occasion should be featured on this hub.
You see, my life on 2012 was a hectic and colorful one. The array of events that I participated in were worthy of photographic memories.
From Bicol Region to Metro Manila and other places that I've traveled and visited because of special occasion and transient jobs plus a seafaring contract, pictures and its albums overflowed in my Facebook account.
So if you're interested to dig and appreciate my adventures on this amazing year, where 'end of the world' became the 'hot enigma', then I am permitting you to do so.
I can finally say that it's been a very, very awesome year as I had the opportunity to share it here on HubPages.
Some photos even graced the local tabloids as one investigative reporter, whom I will not name, got it from this writing site.
Although without permission, I am still obligated to remind him that what he'd done was an invasion to my privacy as owner of that photo.
The article of our HubPages staff, Simone Haruko Smith, is very timely regarding the copyright issues on photographs and videos.
I may be guilty from the start of my career here but I am always putting my original photos and videos whenever I can at my recent hubs.
Photography for Beginners, History and all
Photographs will always remind us of our beautiful and memorable past.
We cannot go back to those times, but we can always appreciate what we've done in our lives through those photo stills.