The Hell With Perfection — Freedom for Photography!

They say birds of the same feathers flock together. But in this case, men of similar beards and moustache congregated for a quick pictorial. Took these redscaled shots during the morning planting ritual of the Tunogtugan: 1st International Gongs and Bamboo Music Festival at the back of Dipolog Sports Complex where each group of delegates planted a seedling as a symbol of unity and commitment to promote gongs and bamboo music. Chanced upon Kuya Benny of the Cordillera Music Tutorial and Research Center standing beside a staff of the city government's ecological programs who looked like long lost brothers with their very similar facial hairs.

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