Tag: OFW

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

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

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DFA Passport Renewal 2019 — for OFWs and Seafarers

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(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

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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?

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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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How To Become A Cruise Ship Photographer – The 3rd Step

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The Third Step: Becoming A Seafarer Basic Training (BT) a.k.a. Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS) In the Philippines, to leave the country and go work as a seafarer, it is required to undergo basic training.  All over…

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How To Become A Cruise Ship Photographer – The 2nd Step

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The Second Step: The Job Interview The job interview will most likely be a 2-day Hiring Session with the Principal’s representatives from Miami. It doesn’t happen often – maybe just once a year in each of the countries…

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