Dagway sa Sambuokan: Jojie Alcantara Photography Workshop #MakeItMati #MaganahayNgadi

In travelling, we normally bring our camera to take photos in every place we visited, just to have copies of good memories.

The idea is to have a knowledge in photography. This will help in capturing moments, even if you're a hobbyist or a professional photographer, you really had to know the basic skills & tips in capturing great memories.

It will be a great help if you attend workshops like
DAGWAY SA SAMBUOKAN. A Photography Workshop with the renowned Photojournalist/columnist Jojie Alcantara.

Last October 12, a workshop was held at Baywalk Hotel, Mati City, o
rganized by Mati LGU headed by Ms. Marivic 'Bula' Sencio and Mr. Clyde Martin. Sponsored by Fuji Film Philippines, FujiInstax, Dhan Store, CASA ROSA, MX3, COCO Bioskin, Angels & Crystals.

"Giving back and sharing my knowledge that I learned from my work as an artist, writer, photographer and a columnist is my main goal in life.said by Jojie Alcantara. 

The main objective of this workshop is to help photographers who are beginners, amateurs, and hobbyist to capture great photos, especially this coming Sambuokan Festival.

Listen. Learn. Listen 😆😁😊😉

This is my second workshop with Ms. Jojie, and two things I've learned about photography:

(1) In getting a subject you need to set a story, to make a story out of your subject and to convince your viewers & readers what are you implying for.

(2) Go deeper with your photos, know some tips & tricks, learn to enhance and have a good photo that you will cherish forever.

Honestly, I don't know how to use a DSLR  camera. That's why I prefer to use mobile camera, because it's handy & safe to carry. Lucky to have my new mobile, Huawei Honor 10 Lite and I am excited to use it by applying what I have learned in the workshop. Together with the 30+ participants from Davao Oriental, we explore the beauty of Mati City, to capture great photos that we can be proud of.

BAHIA BEACH RESORT  located along Manggihay, Mati City, Davao Oriental.

So quiet and the place is so wide, good for relaxation and taking pictures. Here are my photos which I considered #mybest!

 located at Dahican, Mati City

The place of the famous Amihan Boys, these are the children who love to swim, surf and skimboarding. That time we haven't seen them, so we look for other subjects that would give us great photos about Amihan. So I got these.

, Mati City, Davao Oriental

It's my fourth time to see this place. My first time is way back 1997 and we stayed in the old capitol then. After 20 years, I came back together with my VDSF Family. And now, this is my 3 consecutive years of travelling here, and I'm still overwhelmed seeing this beautiful capitol of Mati.

After the outdoor activity, we head back to the hotel and announce the winning photos. Each winner receives products from different sponsors. This man is so lucky, he won the latest FujiInstax S6, by Fuji Film Philippines.

Congrats BobCat Gregorio and to all the winners and participants! 😉😊

One of my photos was also chosen, in another category,  this time a photo contest together with my Social Media colleagues. My photo receives a consolation prize courtesy by Angels & Crystals bracelet.


#MyEntry is the Provincial Capitol of Mati building. ☝️☝️☝️ scroll up!

Once again #ThankYouAteJojie #DaghangSalamatMatiLGU for the invitation and accommodation. 🥰😘 #MaganahayNgadi

Photo Credit: Ms. Bula Sencio

For more photos regarding Dagway sa Sambuokan, please visit their Facebook Page.

And to all participants for the Sambuokan Photo Contest,  good luck to you guys! #MakeItMati