Day 4: Sirao Flower Farm
After packing up, it was another long drive from Oslob and back to the city. It was easier and faster going back, especially without the bad weather and a good night rest. We stopped by at the market to shop for some pasalubong (bought dried fruits, squid, and fish, and some refrigerator magnets).
As requested by our fashionista/queen of darkness planner, Jay, we headed to another mountain region to visit the Sirao Flower Farm. Jay wanted to have a photo shoot in that place and for the first time I actually used my Sony NEX-5n camera (it was so convenient to use smartphones and action cam during the trip that I almost forgot that I brought this). The guys decided to stay in the car and play Mobile Legends (and because it’s a flower farm), I was dragged along as the photographer (might as well maximize the experience, right? and they’re paying for my entrance fee). I don’t have a lot to say about this activity, there’s a lot of flowers, it’s colorful all around you, and it’s very girly. I’ll just let you see the photos instead. Since part 3 of the series has too many photos (especially Plantation Bay), I decided to do this article as part 3.1, focusing on the photo shoot in Sirao Flower Garden. Part 3.2, the real last part of the Cebucation series will focus on Plantation Bay. So, here we go, Jay and Lei’s photo shoot by the Rogue Rebel Photographer.
That’s all, folks! Seriously, the whole experience made me feel like a photographer again. 6 years ago, photography is my first serious hobby, but when I started focusing on a more physically-demanding hobby like running and mountain hiking, I forgot how much I enjoyed photo shoots in the past. This experience reminded me of the joy of photography and I might do it again, a comeback to my first hobby. Jay and Lei are good models and Sirao Flower Garden is a great place for photo shoots. In fact, there was a prenup photo shoot at the time. But, it’s hard to get to the good spots of the location because of the place was crowded (and the parking lot is so small that traffic occurs within the vicinity pf the farm).
The last part of the Cebucation Chronicles is coming up real soon, it will be packed so much photos it will look like a walk through of Plantation Bay.