Filipinos naturally love taking pictures wherever theygo. And Richard Gomez is one of them.
The actor's first photo exhibit carried "travels" as the theme, and it was held during the Canon EOS Photographer's Night last September 25, at the NBC Tent, The Fort in Taguig City.
Richard told PEP (Philippine Entertainment Portal) that hehas already collected more than a hundred thousand photos since he started tolearn taking pictures.
He narrated how he started his hobby."When I was about 8 years old. My momhad a camera na pinapagamit niya sa akin. Then, when I was working already in 1987, I bought my first SLR [singlelens reflex] camera. Film pa noon, thendoon na nagsimula 'yon."
With so many pictures to choose from, how did Richard select the ones which will be shown to public?
"We looked for a theme," the Codename: Asero actoranswered. "Then, while looking at thepictures, we came up with a theme. Thetheme became the pictures in my travels, so most of these shots are from mytravels."
While he was showing his works, Richard told PEP that his favorites are the series he shot from Boracay and New York City.
Showbiz personalities who were spotted by PEP: John Estrada and girlfriend Priscilla Meirelles, Bobby Andrews and wife Bien, Douglas Quijano, Ben Chan, and the Queen of Philippine Cinema, Susan Roces.