Photowalk hong Butuan City: The Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk 2019 with Huawei

The Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photowalk is a yearly event that happens simultaneously all over the globe. To keep the passion for photography burning, our group of smartphone photographers and content creators called the Mobile Perspectives, will be holding a leg in the city of Butuan, the Home of the Balangays.

Photowalk hong Butuan City: The Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk 2019 with Huawei

This event will be happening on October 5, 2019 from sunup to sundown. To make the event even more exciting and special, we, Drift Stories have partnered with the world’s leading smartphone brand for camera phone, Huawei Mobile. This is open to newbie and veteran photographers alike, whether you prefer to use a DSLR, an SLR, a mirrorless, or a smartphone!

The City Goverment of Butuan City through the local Tourism Office will be working hand-in-hand with the participants to showcase the beautiful and interesting spots in Butuan City.

For the 5th time, Macy’s Camera Shop, Cebu’s most dependable, trusted and complete Camera Photo-Video-Audio shop and  Food Coma BXU, a local resto that offers sizzling and smoked dishes has partnered with us.

Lastly, we also partnered with Almont Inland Resort, one of the pioneers and leading hospitality service provider and  the best hotel resort in Butuan City.

Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk with Huawei in Butuan City

The event is a full-day affair, starting with a sunrise photography session. Then, we will be exploring Butuan City to capture gorgeous and interesting local landmarks. We will also be visiting other interesting spots with the stretch of the city.

To cap the day off, we will have a sunset session at the coastal area of Masao, Butuan City! Let’s hope for a better weather on this day.


To elaborate further, below is our itinerary of  our Butuan City leg of the annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk.

Meet up Point: Guingona Park (5AM)

1. Magsaysay Bridge (sunrise session)
2. Langihan Market
3. Balangay Boat Building Site
4. Butuan Museum
5. Butuan City Hall Complex
6. Guingona Park
7. St. Joseph Cathedral
8. Macapagal Bridge
9. Banza Church Ruins
10. Bequibel Shell Midden
11. Sto. Niño Diocesan Shrine
12. Balangay Shrine
13. Bood Promontory Eco Park
14. Sunset at Masao (sunset sesions; optional; depending on weather and time)

Important Notes

What to bring:

  • Tripod (optional)
  • Rain cover
  • portable wifi
  • extra cash 
  • sun block
  • extra clothes


  1. Wear clothing that would not attract unwanted attention.
  2. Always stick with the group.
  3. Always be mindful of traffic.
  4. Always approach your subjects with a smile and try asking for their permission. Do not forget to thank them afterwards.
  5. Wear comfortable shoes. We will be walking for hours and nothing ruins the fun more than sore feet

See you all in Butuan City, fellow photography enthusiasts!

Herbert Kikoy

Surigaonon by birth, Butuanon by heart and now an adopted son of Cebu, Herbert is a hobbyist photographer who focuses on Food, Sports, Travel and Festivals photography.