Welcome to Valencia, Spain! I just want to share our current adventure to everyone as we take a short break after a hectic 1st part of our wedding season. We travel to Europe and are exploring a few of our favorite destinations photographically. First is Valencia, Spain – the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. Valencia was founded as a Roman colony in 138 BC. The city is situated on the banks of the Turia, on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula, fronting the Gulf of Valencia on the Mediterranean Sea. While in Valencia we visited a few of the important historical land marks of the city. First is the Valencia Cathedral, the home to the mythical Holy Grail (believed to be the chalice where Jesus drank of during the last supper) for over 500 years.
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY: GOOD FRIDAY COMMEMORATION… In commemoration of Good Friday, I wanted to share some of my works on a photo documentary I did in the Philippines on the Holy Friday Crucifixions, a tradition dating back hundreds of years. A special prayer for those who are suffering from any pain, physically or emotionally in this special day of Holy Friday. San Pedro, Cutud, Philippines: A boy looks at the nail on Ramil Lazaro’s hand while he is being crucified to the cross by villagers dressed as Romand Centurions during the Holy Friday rituals in Pampanga, Philippines. Lazaro is in his 10th year of crucifixion. Photo by Ron Soliman, WWW.RONSOLIMAN.COM
RON SOLIMAN PHOTOJOURNALISM FACEBOOK We are excited to announce our new FACEBOOK fan page – RON SOLIMAN PHOTOJOURNALISM Please help us spread the word around by LIKING us on Facebook. This fan page will be a good source of wedding inspiration for those who are preparing for their wedding. It will also be a good source of photography inspiration for photographers in any levels, since I will also be sharing some information on upcoming workshops or new camera gears that I find interesting. And for those who just want to have fun, you will get a chance to win prizes with our FUN monthly contests. Thanks a million! – Ron and Bless Soliman
PHOTOJOURNALISM: LAS VEGAS CONFERENCE What a treat after a long tiring trip. Here’s a view from last night. I slept well and woke up at 6 AM to attend the first conference. It’s going to be an awesome educational day in photojournalism!
My Wedding Photography images were featured on BLUDOMAIN.COM! Pretty cool!
OBAMA PHOTOGRAPHS: A Tribute to Our New President Today, January 20, 2009, Barack Obama is going to be sworn in as the nation’s first African-American president. On Saturday, January 17, 2009, he undertook an historical whistle-stop journey by train, which symbolically links him to our nation’s first President, Abraham Lincoln. Like Lincoln, who traveled by rail from Philadelphia to Washington on the last leg of his journey to be sworn in for his first term in 1861, Obama too had traveled from the birthplace of the nation’s democracy to the capital city. On his way to DC, he made a historic stop in Wilmington, Delaware, where Delaware native Vice-president elect Joe Biden joined him in his journey. I am fortunate to be a part of documenting this event. (All Images are protected by Copyrights)
PRESIDENTIAL PHOTOGRAPHY: Capturing Obama’s Whistle Stop Tour 2009 I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to capture this historical moment in photographs. Though it was below 20 degrees out there today, I braved the low temperatures to be part of this important coverage. My team of photographers were amazing! Check out the full coverage at WWW.DELAWAREONLINE.COM for this historical presidential photography.