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Street Portraits from Pasay and Paranaque

Discussion in 'Street and Documentary' started by olli, Nov 18, 2014.

  1. olli

    olli Super Moderator Emeritus

    Sep 28, 2010
    Metro Manila
    olli
    Some shots from yesterday's walk around Harrison Street and Quirino Street in the Baclaran neighbourhood which straddles Pasay City and Paranaque City.

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  2. Covey22

    Covey22 SC Top Veteran

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    Feb 3, 2012
    Love it. The perpetual happiness and optimism of the Pinoy! The young man in the uniform reminds me of my days wearing khakis and the white short-sleeve polo with the school badge sewn on the left breast pocket. The simpler days...
     
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  3. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Love the smiles.
     
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  4. Agreed
     
  5. KillRamsey

    KillRamsey SC Hall of Famer

    Jun 20, 2012
    Cambridge, MA
    Kyle
    Getting harder and harder to photograph young people who DON'T flash the peace sign.
     
  6. olli

    olli Super Moderator Emeritus

    Sep 28, 2010
    Metro Manila
    olli
    It's completely routine over here. But until now nobody could tell me why they did it or what it meant. A little digging online came up with this article from Time. It seems that the use of the sign originated in Japan and spread across East Asia and has now of course spread to the US (a little less so in Europe though, I think).
     
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  7. RT Panther

    RT Panther SC All-Pro

    Dec 25, 2012
    A very warm & friendly series here - thanks for sharing! :smile:
     
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