Persons with autism test photography skills documenting Panagbenga

BAGUIO CITY – Eight Persons with Autism (PWA) put to test their years of photography training during the Baguio Flower Festival (Panagbenga) during the weekend. The eight PWAs were accredited by the Baguio Flower Festival Foundation Inc. (BFFFI) and granted access to vantage locations during the street dance competition and floral floats’ parade which featured 33 participants. “Masaya po naman (It was fun),” Joseph Noli Vizcocho, 31, said. Typically, Vizcocho and his fellow PWA would be lumped with professional photographers and other media practitioners. He said it was not an ideal situation for them and they preferred to cover events…

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Sleepy polar bear that dug out a bed in sea ice to nap wins prestigious wildlife photography award

One of the world’s most prestigious wildlife photography awards has announced its winner – and it’s equal parts mesmerizing and adorable. The winner of the Natural History Museum of London’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year award was Nima Sarikhani, for her captivating image of a polar bear sleeping on sea ice. The photograph, called “Ice Bed,” was captured in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago, the museum says in its description of the photo. According to a news release, Sarikhani had spent three days looking for polar bears while aboard an exploration vessel in the area, but had had no luck as they…

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‘Accidentally Wes Anderson’ Photographs Go on View in London | SmartNews

Julia Binswanger Daily Correspondent Ever wished that the stunning visuals seen in the world of a Wes Anderson film were real? You can’t actually check in at the Grand Budapest Hotel or hang with the Royal Tenenbaums, but for over six years, a popular Instagram account, Accidentally Wes Anderson (AWA), has been posting images of actual locations that look like stills from the famous director’s films. A married couple, Wally and Amanda Koval, started the account in 2017 as an informal travel bucket list. They’ve since amassed nearly two million followers, produced a jigsaw puzzle and published a coffee table…

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