Photo Essay

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 [...]