15/52 weeks - After years of dreaming of going to the Clark Hot Air Balloon fest, I finally went to the one in Lubao, Pampanga! My friends and I got to ride one of them, which was quite an experience despite being only a few feet above the ground. The next day, I woke up early in the morning just to watch the flight of all the other balloons. Everything happened so quickly, but wow. ♥
14/52 weeks - Sakura in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan.
13/52 weeks - Ten thousand torii gates in the Fushimi Inari-taisha temple, Kyoto, Japan.
12/52 weeks - The Young Athlete. I helped Ant layout her project for her psych class! It was super rushed because I started a few hours before she had to submit it, but then it was worth it because she paid me in cupcakes. :)
My 50mm f/1.8 has a large aperture that allows me to add depth of field in my photos. I almost always keep it at f/1.8 so that I can focus more on my subject. As for focusing on a moving subject, i guess you just have to make sure that you have the correct shutter speed (I hope that helped???).
Last year, I was in The GUIDON, Aperture Society, and ACTM (home org for BS COMTECH majors). I’m planning to join a lot more orgs this year that don’t focus on photography. :)
(1) Feeding the deer in Nara Park, Japan and getting bitten by one of them. (2) The 360 view of the Osaka skyline from the Umeda Sky Building (3) Cherry blossoms in Arashiyama. (4) At the heart of the city: the Osaka Castle surrounded by rows and rows of cherry blossoms. (5) My first bowl of ramen in Japan from Hakata Ikkousha in Kyoto. (6) Rode a hot air balloon in the festival in Pampanga after dreaming about it for so many years. (7) Woke up at 4AM to watch them launch the hot air balloons! (8) Rode this super cute vintage looking jeep and climbed Mt. Pinatubo!
The summer before I start school again has been really eventful! I got to cross out so many items from my bucket list! Hoping for more days like this in the coming year. :)
11/52 weeks - So glad I decided to go to the Bonfire this year even if it was on the Saturday before exam week! I really needed that night to get away from all the school work and such that was about to come. Congratulations to the Judo team, Badminton team, Volleyball teams, and to the Baseball boys!
10/52 weeks - It took me three car rides to SM Megamall to get this ticket. The first time was on the first day of selling, at 10AM. I was waiting in line for almost two hours just to find out that they “sold out” right before I got to the counter. :( Then a miracle happened and then HELLO TAYLOR SWIFT! SEE YA IN JUNE!