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7th PCP Professional Photojournalism Workshop – “Sugar Farm Vignettes”

January 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Photos and Text by Lj Pasion, Participant,  7th PCP Professional  Photojournalism  Workshop Barangay Bulihan is one of four barangays that comprise Hacienda Looc in Nasugbu, Batangas. It is home to several sugarcane plantations. Farmers here work everyday under the heat of the sun, harvesting sugarcane stalks for an average of 50 pesos per day. It is their only means of making a living. But the farmers are in danger of losing these lands to real estate developers, who want to build resorts [...]

7th PCP Professional Photojournalism Workshop – “Vanishing People”

January 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Photos and text by Benjo Chua, Participant,  7th PCP  Professional Photojournalism Workshop   Hindi na bago ang pagkakaroon ng problema sa isang komunidad. Barangay Calayo ng Nasugbu, Batangas; sa dami ng mga mapang-abusong tao na nanakapalibot sa kanilang lugar, naiipit sila at naaapektuhan. Pagbili ng lupa ng sapilitan sa mababa at di makataong presyo at pag-angkin sa mga kalapit na isla; dalawa ito sa mga pangunahing isyu na kanilang hinaharap ilang dekada na rin ang nakalipas. Ngunit [...]

7th PCP Professional Photojournalism Workshop – “The Lost Dream”

January 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Multimedia Presentation by Jennifer  Lie,  Participant,  7th PCP Professional Photojournalism Workshop When we were a kid; our parents, teachers and relatives always posted a question: “What is your dream when you grow up?” That’s why, unconsciously we are “trained” to have dreams. Today, as a woman, I understand that to dream is to have hope for better future. Once, Anthony Giddens, a sociologist said that some people love to dream because they want to be disembodied with the [...]

7th PCP Professional Photojournalism Workshop – – “Under the Bulihan Sun”

January 23, 2013 // 1 Comment

  Photos and text by Mark Demayo “Under the Bulihan Sun” It’s harvest time in the fields of Brgy. Bulihan, Nasugbu. Harvesters wake up as early as 3am from various parts of Hacienda Looc to work the fields from 5 in the morning till the afternoon. Under the harsh and beating sun, they painstakingly slash, bundle and load sugar canes on to the truck for delivery to the sugar plantation. But that’s all in a day’s work for [...]
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