Veronica’s Visa


At the waiting area right outside the US Embassy in Manila, entrepreneurs would set up an improvised photo studio for visa applicants traveling to the states. Accessories includes only a white cloth for backdrop, a monobloc chair and a handy compact camera. This shows how adaptable and resilient Filipinos can be in the age of technology.

Elmer Borlongan
View the original scan @ Moleskinerie/FLICKR
Sketch: Pen and Ink, Marker on Moleskine sketchbook.


The final artwork

Photo by Jolengs
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