Tehran to have ‘Postcards from Paradise’

Resurreccion’s photo of Ampere Beach, Baler

Resurreccion’s photo of Ampere Beach, Baler

The works of Filipino landscape and fine art photographer Paul Resurreccion will travel to the Middle East to commemorate 50 years of good diplomatic relations between Philippines and Iran in a photo exhibit entitled The Philippines: Postcards from Paradise happening on June 10 to 19 at the Diplomatic Club in Tehran, Iran.

The Philippines: Postcards from Paradise features Resurreccion’s well-loved interpretations of the majestic Mt. Mayon found in the Bicol Province, the pebbled beaches of Baler, Aurora and the mysterious beauty of the Chocolate Hills in Bohol.

Debuting in the exhibit are never-before-shown, full-color photographs by Resurreccion of the isolated hills and beaches of Batanes, the intricacy of the rice terraces of Sagada, the sprawling shorelines of Ilocos and the mystic of the many waterfalls of Mindanao. The collection will also showcase the photographer’s venture into star trails photography in his photo of the Basco Lighthouse.

Resurreccion, who is a member of the Camera Club of the Philippines, had his works exhibited internationally, particularly in Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam, and more recently in South Africa.

The Philippines: Postcards from Paradise will show alongside the UNESCO World Heritage Exhibit, sponsored by the Philippines Foreign Service Posts in the Middle East and African region through the Ambassador of the Philippines to Iran, Eduardo Martin Menez. The show is organized by overall project director Stanley Perry Fernandez with the support of Consul Maynard Maleon of the Philippine Embassy in Syria.


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