By Ofelia C. Empian, VERA Files
The grandeur and mystery of Mount Pulag through the eyes of children.
That is what Juan Portrait wants to share with the rest of the country when it stages the works of 20 pupils of Mount Pulag Primary School in Kabayan, Benguet who attended their photography workshop last July.
For one week last July, the participating school children, between Grades 4 to 6 learned the rudiments of photography in a classroom 7, 748 feet above sea level, in one of the most diverse biodiversity in the country today.
Mount Pulag is the third highest mountain in the Philippines. It is Luzon’s highest peak.
A large part of Mount Pulag is designated a National Park hosting 528 documented plant species. Threatened and endangered animal species can still be found in the mountain forests like the Philippine Deer, Giant Bushy-Tailed Cloud Rat and the Long-Haired Fruit Bat, Dwarf cloud rat and the Koch pitta bird.
The photography mentors were from Juan Portrait, a non-profitRead More »from Photography lesson at 7,748 feet above sea level