As my cameraman so vividly described it, Tacloban looks like an effortless set of Walking Dead. “Natural na natural e, ‘no?,” Kuya Leo quipped. I was with the most veteran producers and cameramen that day but Tacloban was unlike anything any of us had seen, covered or even heard of before.
The easiest videos were tracking shots, anywhere you point your camera to is an image of destruction, fallen trees, damaged houses, cars and posts flung into whatever piece it was that was also once part of something else.
And that’s how Tacloban is right now — once part of something else.