STREET PHOTOGRAPHY IN MANILA, PHILIPPINES: An Afternoon Walk at Manila Bay

Very recently on my black and white travel/street photography Instagram portfolio (@sherlynmaehernandez please give it a check and follow if you want), I wrote this statement in my bio: An International Relations Professor who will keep on traveling and taking photos around Asia until she makes it to NatGeo @sherlynmaehernandez on Instagram It’s not that … Read more

About Today: Editing my Tokyo Photos, Catching Up Until Money Heist Season 5, and Learning About ‘Bella Ciao’ (Scrambled Thoughts #04)

As I have been sharing in my past few blogs, I have been working on NOT working on a weekend, therefore I would try to pursue some hobbies, creative projects, self-care, and other extra-curricular activities. This Saturday, I worked on two things: (1) editing my past street photos, specifically my Tokyo photos, and (2) desperately … Read more

THE PHOTO VIBES PROJECT: Apocalypse

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: I have a new creative project! Woohoo! Bring on the party popper emojis! So, I’ve been contemplating on having a creative block/creative crisis lately as well as an anxiety on how to go back to my creative life after this pandemic, and it really made me feeling demotivated, creatively-speaking. For more than … Read more

SNAPSHOTS: Asia Photo Essay #10: GETTING CULTURED AT BENCAB MUSEUM, BAGUIO CITY

Baguio City is dubbed as the “Summer Capital of the Philippines”, and this is because of its high altitude location which therefore gives it a very cold and cozy weather, almost all year round. Filipinos and other tourists would visit Baguio City mostly every summer to escape the heat in their own respective hometowns. Back … Read more

SNAPSHOTS: Asia Photo Essay #6: BREAKFAST AT SINGAPORE

We meet again, Singapore! I was so happy to have a chance to visit Singapore again, this time not as a tourist but an academic presenter at a conference in Nanyang Technological University. My prior trips to Singapore consists of quick layovers and visits to specific areas, such as Little India and Chinatown. Singapore could … Read more