Tuesday, July 20, 2004

help me and i'll be your friend
Photo contest presented by Canon Phils. with the Philippine DailyInquirer and cbv7 Mediamasters (headed by Chito Vecina)

Prizes:1st Canon EOS-1D Mark II DSLR
2nd Canon EOS 10D Kit
3rd Canon EOS 300D Kit
10 Consolation prizes: P2,000 worth of Gift Certificates

Contest mechanics:
1. The contest is open to all professional and amateur Filipinophotographers.
2. The focus of the contest is candid wedding photos. Entries shouldcapture sidelights and unguarded moments of a Filipino wedding,the laughter and tears that make the event special and unique .
3. Entries should cover an actual wedding.
4. Contestants can use either digital or conventional film camera.
5. A participant can submit a maximum of five entries. Photos should beprinted in 8x10 inches, without borders, unmounted. Nodigital enhancement or desktop printout will be allowed.
6. The original negative and data file should be submitted together withthe entry.
7. An entry should have a title. The participant must put his/ hercomplete name, address, contact information, and signature on theback of the photo.
8. The participant must own the copyright of the entry.
9. Each entry should be put in a brown envelope.
10. The contest is from June 30, 2004 to November 19, 2004.
11. Entries should be submitted to the Philippine Daily Inquirer (c/oMarketing department: Hazel Soriaga, Masoy Cabuhat), ChinoRoces Avenue, Makati City.
12. Entry must be exclusive to the contest, unpublished and must nothave been submitted to other contests.
13. Criteria: Relevance to the theme (30%), composition (30%), andcreativity (40%). Officers from Canon Phils., Philippine DailyInquirer and cbv7 Mediamasters will be present during the judgement atthe Philippine Daily Inquirer Building, Chino Roces Avenuecorner Yague and Mascardo Sts., Makati City, on Nov. 24, 2 p.m.
14. Winners will be notified through phone and mail. Their names willalso be published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer.
15. Only entries received on or before Nov. 19, 2004 will qualify forthe contest. Participants may send more than one entry but canonly win once.
16. Prizes will be claimed at the Philippine Daily Inquirer within (60)days from receipt of notification. Winning entries will be displayedduring the bridal fair, “Wedding March at NBC Tent,” presented by PDIand cbv7 Mediamasters, on Jan. 22-23, 2005.
17. Winners must present valid I.D. and proofs of ownership in CD (fordigital shots raw image) or negatives (for film-based shots).
18. The decision of the board of judges is final.
19. Employees of Canon Phils., Philippine Daily Inquirer Inc., cbv7Mediamasters and their advertising agency, dealers andparticipating outlets, and their relatives up to the second degree ofconsanguinity, are disqualified.
20. All entries, winning or non-winning prints, will be the property of Canon Phils. Philippine Daily Inquirer reserves the right to publishor display the entries, winning or non-winning, without permission orpayment of any kind to the their owners. The owners will beacknowledged, however.
Wedding March at the NBC Tent, Jan. 22-23, 2005 

Sunday, July 18, 2004

aids: hoy tsong. hoy. alam mo ba yung pag nakakatulog yung hita mo okaya yung braso mo, men? yung parang may naipit na ugat o kung ano man men? wla kang maramdaman tapos pag biglang nagising na, nag sirkuleyt na ulet, parang kuryenteng nangingilo yung bisig mo? alam mo ba yon men? ha?
mute: dude its called pins and needles
aids: ah yon nga pensenedel. pensenedel. eto kasi. sumakay ako ng jeep, eh mejo masikip kaya kalahati lang ng pwet ko yung nakalapat sa upuan. sa bandang coastal nakaupo na ren ako ng maayos. tas yun na nga. na pensenedel ako. hindi basta basta pensenedel men. sa gitna pa ng hita ko. dun pa mismo kay mr quickie men!
mute: you mean you got pins and needles in your saturn V dude?! bitchin!
aids: hinde nakakatuwa men. ano ba yan five na yan? banda ba? anyway, yun nga. parang kinukuryente ka men. hinde ko malaman kung maiihe ako. parang yung ginagawa siguro dun sa mga na martial law dati. yung kakabitan ng wire yung bayag tapos kokoryentehen ka. parang ganun men. tapos nawala. buti nalang, di ko alam kung makakalakad ako ng ganun. sikip kasi ng brip ko eh.
mute: have you tried boxers?
aids: hindi pa eh pero marunong ako magbadminton.
(end act one, lights fade to black)