Bantayan Island's Beautiful Beaches (Cebu/Philippine Beaches)
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Photographed with Olympus E-3/E-1 DSLRs & Samsung Camera NX300 mirrorless.
above: celebrating the gorgeous sea & sky colors at South Beach, Bantayan Island Cebu Philippines. Olympus E-3
#myoffice above: Enjoying the sunshine, blue skies, turquoise ocean & warm weather on Bantayan Island. images Olympus E-3.
above: the clear blue sky, turquoise ocean cure for City Life. image Olympus E-3 DSLR.
#myoffice Friends including Vince & Monica, with travelers from Europe enjoying South Beach, Bantayan Island.
Beach Life Bantayan Island for walks in the sunshine, and Boogie Boards of course. images Olympus E-3
above: Gorgeous Luxury Yacht anchored off South Beach; their tender is bringing guests to an Island dinner. Samsung NX300
above: the long stretch of Sugar Beach, looking west from the South Beach Sandbar. panorama photo Olympus E-3
#myoffice above: Travelers enjoy some of the Best Sunsets on Bantayan Island Philippines. Olympus E-3
above: Beach Life Bantayan Island for adventure or relaxation; come join the fun. images Olympus E-3
above: Late afternoon sunshine on Bantayan Island; Winter Is Our Endless Summer. image NX300
above: playing beach frisbee + enjoying a KAWASAKI jetski on South Beach. images Samsung NX300
above: Summer means "...Hair hets lighter, skin gets darker...Life Gets Better:) NX300
above: my photo of a perfect Double Rainbow on the Beach at 6:26am - 3 image panorama. GetOlympus E-3 DSLR
above: Blue Sky Panorama Beach photo from North Ville Resort, Bantayan Island. 6 frame pano image Olympus E-3.
#myoffice above: Endless Summer year 'round on Bantayan Island's Beaches. CI Surfboard Vintage 1996. images Olympus E-3
#lovemyjob above: Travelers from all over the world enjoy the scenic beauty of Bantayan Island's Beaches. Olympus E-3
above: Blue Sky Deluxe Beach photo showcases the custom built Sun Shade structure at Anika Island Resort, Bantayan Island. Samsung NX300 custom panorama image.
above: Friend from Australia wearing HURLEY Board Shorts on the Beach, Bantayan Island Philippines.
above: Peter from New Jersey enjoys South Beach on a sunny late afternoon - CI Surfboard Vintage 1996 - image Olympus E-3
#lovemyjob above: Celebrating Beach Life, Bantayan Island Philippines. image Samsung Camera NX300
above: Getting out of the water at South Beach in late afternoon on Bantayan Island - CI Surfboard - image Olympus E-3 DSLR
above: one of my all time favorite Beach images, a bikini girl from Europe, walking on South Beach at Sunset. Olympus E-3 DSLR
#myoffice above: The Best in Travel Tourism Photography from Bantayan Island Philippines. Olympus E-3 images.
above: Beach Lifestyle Portraits by appointment: PJAMES +63-921-331-4395 - cinema color grade/Olympus E-3 DSLR.
above: Panorama photo from the Sand Bar & Lagoon at South Beach, Bantayan Island Philippines. Samsung Camera NX300
#myoffice above: Celebrating Beach Life we can deal with all year long - Can't do this in the City! images Olympus E-3 DSLR.
#lovemyjob above: Travel/Tourism Photography by Paul James for Bantayan Island Philippines: Beach Life & Island Life.
above: On the Beach for a Candy Orange Sunrise at 5:36am, Bantayan Island Philippines. Olympus E-3 image
#lovemyjob above: Beach Life Sunrise photo shoot, Bantayan Island Philippines - Samsung Camera NX300
above: Beach Life featuring Kaitlyn Majetich at Beach Placid Resort, Bantayan Island Philippines. Samsung Camera NX300
above: "He's got the BEST seat in the house..." 6:46am on the Beach, Bantayan Island Philippines.
above: the long view of Sugar Beach down to South Beach on Bantayan Island. Olympus E-1 DSLR
above: Cabrinha Kite Boarders on South Beach, Bantayan Island Philippines. Olympus E-1 image
above: Ultra Wide Panorama photo, showcasing Beach Life at Sunrise on Bantayan Island Cebu Philippines. Olympus E-3
above: Swimsuit Model Sailing Bantayan Island on the Fusion40 Catamaran Sharkbite; come bring your boat to the Island!
above: enjoying a sunny day at the Beach in nature's own infinity pool on Bantayan Island Cebu Philippines. Olympus E-1 DSLR
above: simply put, Blue Sky DELUXE - reflecting the beauty of Bantayan Island - image Samsung Camera NX300
above: Beach Life Portraits, Bantayan Island Philippines by appointment +63-921-331-4395 - Samsung Camera NX300
above: actor/athlete Matteo Guidicelli competes in the Bantayan Island Beach Games - image Olympus E-3
above: 5:36am on Alice Beach - if there were ever 1 photo to personify laid back Island Life on Bantayan Island, this is it.
above: the Catamaran *Enjoi* sailing off South Beach, Bantayan Island Philippines - image Samsung Camera NX300
above: Raspberry Orange Sunset over Alice Beach in Santa Fe, Bantayan Island - image Olympus E-3
Photography: Olympus E3 & E1 Digital DSLR's & Olympus Zuiko Digital Lenses + Samsung Camera NX300 mirrorless.
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above: Celebrating the beautiful blue colors of Bantayan Island Philippines at South Beach, Alice Beach & Paradise Beach.
above: Anika Island Resort Celebrates Beach Life on Alice Beach in Santa Fe - Olympus E-3 camera.
above: Celebrating The 5:50am Beach Life Sunrise on Bantayan Island, Cebu Philippines. Olympus E-3 camera
above & below: Beach Life Endless Summer photographed by Paul James on Bantayan Island Philippines
The Best Bantayan Island Travel/Touism Photo Resource: Showcasing Photography From Paul James.
above: the best Beach Photography from Bantayan Island, Cebu Philippines. Olympus E-3 + Zuiko 50-200mm SWD lens.
above: Sailing Bantayan Island Philippines onboard the Sharkbite Fusion40 Catamaran
above: Beach Frisbee, Volleyball & actor Matteo Guidicelli on Bantayan Island Philippines - Olympus E-3 DSLR; Zuiko Digital lenses.
above: Beach Life Portrait on board the Sharkbite Catamaran, Peter Horn on his jetski & Alice Beach: Olympus E-3 DSLR; Zuiko 14-54mm.
above: Celebrating Beach Life means bringing your cameras: Olympus E-3, E-1 DSLR's & Zuiko lenses; small VG-140 on top at the beach.
above: Celebrating Beach Life & Endless Summer all year long on Bantayan Island - Olympus E-3 DSLR & Zuiko Digital Lenses.
above: Celebrating Beach Life from Alice Beach & South Beach Bantayan Island Philippines - Olympus E-3 DSLR & Zuiko Digital Lenses.
Endless Summer Photographed on South Beach, Santa Fe on Bantayan Island in December: Blue Skies, Warm Sunshine & Cool Water.
Peace & Quiet on the Beaches of Bantayan Island, Cebu Philippines
Travelers visiting bantayan Island onboard a Yamaha SX230 boat, off Kota Beach in Santa Fe.
Enjoying the calm, clear waters between Kota Beach & Budyong Beach Resorts in Santa Fe, Bantayan Island.
The Beautiful White Sand Beaches & Tropical Turquoise Waters of Santa Fe, Bantayan Island Cebu Philippines.
Bantayan Island Philippines has some of the best natural white beaches in all the Visayas.
All of the hotels & resorts in Santa Fe either have a beach or are very close to one, and they’re not crowded at all (save for Holy Week in April & Sinulog in January) so you can enjoy the sun & fun without bumping into lots of other people.
The biggest & best beaches are located in Santa Fe in the south near all the hotels and resorts, and are fantastic for swimming, cooling off and sunrise/sunset strolls; waves are light to moderate and manageable due to being in the Tanon Straight which separates Bantayan Island and Cebu, and the surf on the south side near the Pier can come up a bit in windy weather - but the beaches on the south west side of Santa Fe are almost wave free all year long, and most often times the water is smooth as glass.
Simply put, most people have our uncrowded beaches nearly all to themselves during the year.
No matter how hard I’m working on my photography here (shooting, editing, writing, etc.) I always break around 12 noon and head down to the Beaches; the cool water and the warm sun have always relaxed me, and I use that time to think clearly and focus on planning the rest of my day & week, etc.
The Beaches and warm sunshine here have always relaxed and invigorated me, and hold a special place in my life.
See you on the Beach!
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