How to film and photograph in dangerous locations.

Mark Shea filming in North Korea

Getting the shot, without getting shot! An Audio-Visual Exploration I get a perverse joy out of filming in places I’ve been told are dangerous. It’s like capturing the unseen, the dark underbelly of humanity. Below are three videos which capture some of the unique places I have had the opportunity … Continue reading

Sex Tourism, Angeles City, Philippines

Sex Tourism, Angeles City, Philippines

An audio-visual exploration of the The Red Light District of Fields Avenue. Fields Avenue Walking Street developed to service the American Clark Air Base which was operational from 1903 to 1991. The infamous Angeles City Bars have remained and now service sex tourists from around the globe. Of late there … Continue reading

South East Asia Travel Video Adventure, The Nomadic Lifestyle

South East Asia Travel Video Adventure, The Nomadic Lifestyle

If you were a digital nomad, what would you miss most about home? I’m taking a six week break in South Korea to catch up on nine months of editing. I have amazing footage from all over South East Asia. Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines, Hong Kong, Japan and South … Continue reading

El Nido, Palawan, Why Visit the Philippines Last Frontier in Tourism?

El Nido, Palawan, Why Visit the Philippines Last Frontier in Tourism?

Pour yourself a drink and settle in for a bar room chat about what visitors like about El Nido, the Philippines last frontier in tourism. I join Michael and Dan in the Lonesome Carabao Lounge, Michael, a Singapore based finance journalist, set up the lounge, and Dan was returning to … Continue reading

HOW TO FILM IN DANGEROUS PLACES AND NOT GET ROBBED!

HOW TO FILM IN DANGEROUS PLACES AND NOT GET ROBBED!

Three tips on how to film anywhere; slums, red light districts, museums, exhibitions, churches, and not get your video camera gear stolen. No. 1 – Sometimes it is easier to just get your shot quickly without asking permission. But please be aware in some countries filming such things as public … Continue reading

El Nido, Palawan, Philippines Accommodation Choices

El Nido, Palawan, Philippines Accommodation Choices

I check out accommodation choices in El Nido. Starting at the top end, I then visit mid-range and budget. Places feature include Las Cabanas http://lascabanasresort.com/ and Rosanna’s http://rosannas.multiply.com/ Thanks to Natalia, the Russian Bikini Model who appeared Gratis Public Domain Music: “Improvisation On Friday…” – AlexBeroza Like this:Like Loading…

El Nido Snorkeling and Lagoon Tour, Palawan, Philippines

El Nido Snorkeling and Lagoon Tour, Palawan, Philippines

El Nido is often referred to as the Philippines’ Last Frontier. National Geographic Traveler’s magazine, chose Palawan and in particular El Nido as one of the best travel destinations in the world in 2007. One of the most common tours available is an island hopping tour which takes in the … Continue reading

Underwater Waterproof Camera Case Review

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I review my Hyper-Gear Zoom Lens Camera Pouch http://www.hyper-gear.com/page2.aspx?p=59 I have been using this plastic case for all my underwater shots while snorkelling. The stills camera I use in the case is a Canon SX230 HS which I have found shoots great HD video. Music : Underwater – Martin Schulte … Continue reading

Expat Australian Living in the Philippines, Travel Video Guide

Expat Australian Living in the Philippines, Travel Video Guide

I Interview Duncan an expat Australian who has been living in the Philippines for five years. We talk about expat life in the Philippines, outsourcing work to local filipinos and what he likes about being with a filipino partner. Like this:Like Loading…

Manila Street Food, Travel Video Guide

Manila Street Food, Travel Video Guide

I joined some local “pinays” and did some street food hawking around the Manila downtown area. I tried bbq chicken intestine, fondly called “isaw” straight up from the grill, fried chicken balls, and the much too popular “balut” or the boiled duck egg complete with its embryo, which according to … Continue reading