Vic’s Baklock Party: Ang Baklang Block Party. Victor turned 37 with a few of his favourite people. Booze. Burgers. Baklaan. Super. Gay. Music by BOYKILLSROBOT. Photography: Kyle Jayogue Not in photos: Gigo Cosme and Nina Defensor Special thanks to: G.R.Eat Burger Truck, Gigo Cosme, Carlo Natanauan and Rodney Ong © 2017 Victor John Platon […]Read more "Dancin’ in the Streets"
So, how was your year? © 2016 Victor John Platon All Rights Reserved. Follow Victor John on his social media accounts Facebook: Victor John Platon Instagram: victorjohnplaton Twitter: @VicPlatonRead more "We Only Makin’ the Highlights"
A couple of weeks ago, we were shooting Episodes 1 and 2 of Team Magazine’s landmark online series about the lives of young gay men in Manila, Hanging Out. After over ten hours of shooting, I found myself playing a game of Random Questions with some of the talented young adults we were working with. […]Read more "Annus"
“The pictures are there and you just take them.” (Robert Capa) © 2015 Victor John Platon All Rights Reserved. Follow Victor John on his social media accounts Facebook: Victor John Platon Instagram: victorjohnplaton Twitter: @VicPlatonRead more "The Year in Photos"
Sometimes, too much to drink is never enough. – Mark Twain Happy New Year, B*tches. © 2015 Victor John Platon All Rights Reserved. Follow Victor John on his social media accounts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/victorjohnplaton Instagram: https://instagram.com/victorjohnplaton/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/VicPlatonRead more "Class of 2015"
The American poet, essayist, journalist and humanist Walt Whitman said, “These are the days that must happen to you.” I am not sure how to relate that quote to my post but I thought opening my post with a Walt Whitman quotation will paint me in a great light. I’d like you to believe that […]Read more "A Great Year To Be Alive"
I was reviewing my Facebook newsfeed and saw a barrage of year-end assessments of friends and casual acquaintances. A good number of the posts were claiming that 2012 was their ‘best year ever’. While I am happy for my friends who honestly believe that their past year was their best yet, I am wise enough […]Read more "A Fairly Extraordinary Year"