22 Things We No Longer See in Manila
Change is the only constant thing in the world, that we know. But sometimes, there were changes we wish never occurred at all. Take Manila for example. We all know that it was overflowing with grandeur and sophistication–at least according to some vintage photographs we come across once in a while. And then came the […]
Then And Now: The Cast of “Batang X”
Batang X. For kids who grew up in the ’90s, that name conjures up images of 5 young superheroes with Marvel-inspired abilities. Directed by Lore Reyes and the legendary Peque Gallaga, Batang X is a 1995 film whose popularity spawned a comic book series and a short-lived TV show in ABC 5. It is the story of 5 […]
51 Old Colorized Photos Reveal The Fascinating Filipino Life Between 1900 – 1960
Colorized photographs provide us with a portal to our past, an incredible view of our ancestors’ daily life as if they’re just arm’s length away. After all, that is exactly the purpose of old photos: To tell stories, satisfy our curiosity and make history come alive.
The Way We Were: Rare Color Photos of the Philippines in the 1950s
Although he is best known for his stirring photos of the Vietnam War and Cultural Revolution in China, Marc Riboud also visited the Philippines in 1958 and used his talent to preserve a lot of memories. Some of these candid shots featured people from all walks of life and classes–from the late President Carlos P. Garcia to ordinary folks doing ordinary things.
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