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What school course do you take to become a photographer on ships?

Lia (Philippines) sent her question via Direct Message on Twitter…

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DFA Passport Renewal 2019 — for OFWs and Seafarers

(Info as of 2019) What OFWs and Seafarers should know about the DFA’s Courtesy Lane for Passport Renewal…

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Travel Visa Application via VFS Global

On Thursday morning, the Agency sends me a text message saying to pick up my documents for my Friday appointment at VFS Global’s office at Ecoplaza in Makati. The Ecoplaza building is where the VFS offices are. Good…

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Do I need job experience to work as a photographer on ships?

Pia (Philippines) asked me via DM on Twitter… … I am really thinking about applying as a cruise ship photographer but I am having second thoughts since I don’t have any job experience related to photography, I am…

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Why I wrote The Cruising Shutterbug

Why did I — a little nomad who is neither a writer nor a blogger — write the series called “Work as Cruise Ship Photographer (Pinoy Edition)” and “How To Become A Cruise Ship Photographer“? These pages on…

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How I Get My Mail While Globetrotting

Working and living at sea, sailing from one itinerary to another, ending my day in one port and waking up the next day in another port (sometimes in a different country) — how in the world do I…

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