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Poster Design for POICHET
Artist: Poi Beltran

Photo-graphy: The writing of light. The light of photography remains proper to the image. Photographic light is not “realistic” or “natural.” It is not artificial either. Rather, this light is the very imagination of the image, its own thought. It does not emanate from one single source, but from two different, dual ones: the object and the gaze. – Baudrillard

New set of photos redefining photography…

After several years of taking photographs of people i love and hate, of places I have been and never been, of things that happened and will never happen again.  I am now questioning photography as a medium. How it manipulates me and everything that surrounds me. Is it I who controls the machine and the Other. Or is it the Other controlling the machine that is controlling me? Is it I who tells the TRUTH or the Other telling a lie? Or maybe it is the mirror in between who controls us both? I’d like to find out.

Self Portrait Collage

(sample for students)

Little Red Riding Hood
Illustration: Poi Beltran

Illustration: Poi Beltran

This is my recipe for Pesto Cream Dory Pasta that i’d like to share with you. I am making more illustrations for my favorite recipes to share with friends. Please feel free to leave a comment below for other variations and suggestions and lovely comments for my illustration.
P.S. I like using baked cashew nuts in making my pesto sauce.

Enjoy!

Love,
Poi

Illustration: Poi Beltran

Steak and eggs and eggs and steak…
That’s what you should have for breakfast.
(Delicious!)
Steak and eggs and eggs and steak…
Just making sure you heard.
(I got it!)

Someone craved so me cooks!

Steak and Eggs
Ingredients:
Sirloin steak (about 1 inch thick)
kosher salt, freshly ground pepper, cayenne pepper
1 cup unsalted butter
2 eggs
Directions:
Season steak with salt, cayenne pepper, freshly ground pepper.
Rest your sirloin for about 10 minutes.
Heat skillet add butter and place the steak. turning once, until well browned about 3 – 4 minutes per side for medium.
Transfer steak.
Scrambled Egg
Break eggs, add cheese, 1 cup cream, i added 1/2 cup milk too, salt and pepper.
Beat lightly.
On another skillet melt butter then add your egg mixture and once your egg started to set stir vigorously to scramble them. Scramble to your liking. remove  from heat.
Place steak and egg on each plate. Grab some A1 sauce or your prefered steak sauce. Smile and enjoy!
For Panna Cotta
4 cups  heavy cream
2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
1 packet powdered gelatin
2 cups condensed milk
2 ripe mango
Heat heavy cream and condensed milk and powdered gelatin. Once the gelatin is dissolved, remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.
Place mango in the jug of a blender and blend until smooth.
Divide Panna Cotta mixture into prepared cups and mango puree on top.
Chill until firm (maybe 2 hours)
Serve with a smile

Some photos taken from last weekends trip to Pangasinan in Luzon.  Enjoy!

The coast of Lingayen, Pangasinan. Fine sand and big waves.

Its time to skim!

Lovely Sunset!

Now off to hundred rocks! (Hundred Islands or The 123 Islands)

100 rocks!

You can actually dive here

found color!

Going back to Lingayen! Wooohoo!

Seaweed!

Color!!!

i love you sand!

Lovely trip!

Manny Pacquiao Profiles: GQ.com.

A 7 page novel capturing the life of  Manny Pacquiao and our nation’s soul.

By Andrew Corsello
Photograph by Mark Seliger

“What are you doing there?” Freddie Roach asks. He’s looking over my shoulder at my scratchings. He seems amused.

“I don’t know,” I tell him. Roach stands there for a moment. Then he shrugs.

“We’re not going to see another Manny Pacquiao again,” he says. “Not in this lifetime.”

The Remnant!!!!

I keep listening to this song over and over!
Such a sweet beautiful song with a lovely (super8 look) video!

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