My old hometown of Calatrava on the island of Negros in the Philippines celebrates town fiesta in honor of St. Peter-St. Paul, patron saints of the town, on June 29. This was taken in June 2007 the last time I visited the place. And the town has grown so much since I left almost 50 years (of course I’ve visited a few times since then). In my high school days, the total student population was 120, in 2007 the student population of my old high school was over 4,000. Those Filipinos knows how to “go forth and multiply!”
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Sonata11 (28375) 2012-06-28 7:11
very interesting note Eleu, you share with us. I'm working with lady from Philippines, her name is Pure. She is very nice and very friendly person. We're talking every day. You captured this scene of celebration beautifully and interesting way. Those costumes are very colorful and stunningly beautiful. I like this picture with so many details. Gorgeous vegetation, fantastic saturation, color, sharpness, great POV with fabulous perspective and DOF as well. Very beautiful picture. Perfectly well done. Thanks for sharing. Awesome!!!!
Miguel82 (7854) 2012-06-28 8:11
An interesting view of this festival in your country
Sharp picture and excellent colors
Good pov and informative note
I like the costums
mohammad_H (6600) 2012-06-28 8:34
نمایش بسیار زیبا از فستیوال .کشور زادگاه شما
حضور مردم و عشق به زندگی
Very beautiful view of the festival. Your home country
The presence and love of life
dale54 (4932) 2012-06-28 11:47
eleu hello,very good note for this,very good shot my friend,very good celebration shot,like their colorfull wear!nice late light! tfs! dr
alpi1500 (1376) 2012-06-29 7:46
Nice colors and good shot .
Have a nice day.
PecoBud (3778) 2012-06-29 9:34
I love a good celebration and this one looks very cheerful and full of fun.
Beautiful colors and fantastic daily life event presented with great clarity. Love you POV here Eleu!!
TFS.......Your Friend from California.......Buddy
serp2000 (29242) 2012-06-29 12:13
First time I see the photo from your home town. Excellent report, it reminds me the Takero's photos from the festivals. An interesting and some amazing note!
mauro61 (52527) 2012-06-29 13:25
colori e tanti sorrisi in questa caratteristica sfilata.
Ben unita la parte folkloristica alla gente che sta vicino,
siamesa (27449) 2012-06-30 16:07
Boa noite Eleu
Excellent register of this scene. Beautiful colors of the clothes.
abmdsudi (26295) 2012-07-03 7:20
Beautiful capture of the occasion and I like the fact that you keep the atmospheric background of a fiesta. How very colourful they look and what wonderful natural smiles you have captured and seems everyone is having fun. Bright and colourful well organised image, and I am sure you have done them proud as they are still looking good after the long walk. They know how to do things here mind you the weather help and I like the eyes connection with the camera. For me this enhances the mood of the image tremendously, a real feeling that you are one of the crowd of onlookers. Well done.