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Exploring Cambodia’s Hidden Treasures

I’ve got a fun new video to share with you today which is the reason for the image above, which reads “To Film The Most Dangerous Railway On Earth”. That video can be seen at the bottom of this post but first it’s time to share with you some images of a particularly enchanting 900 [...]

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Myanmar Photo Tour #2

Here’s the second set of images from the September 2014 Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour which ended on September 23. The following images are from Bagan and the surrounding villages and markets. Bagan, Myanmar is located in an active earthquake zone and had suffered from many earthquakes over the ages, with at least 400 recorded earthquakes [...]

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Spider Pro Hand Strap: By Spider Holster Inventor, Shai Eynav

Those of you who are looking for the perfect hand strap for your camera might want to have a look at the new Spider Pro Hand Strap. Shai Eynav, inventor of the Spider Holster  just posted his product description on “tilt” where you are able to pre-order a Spider Pro Hand Strap and be among [...]

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Khmer Empire: Angkor Wat and Beyond

It’s been more than a year since I relocated to Siem Reap Cambodia and since I now live less than 2 miles from Angkor Wat, I’ve had plenty of opportunities to explore the temples in greater depth than I’ve done previously. Although Angkor Wat is the temple that most people immediately recognize and associate with [...]

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Myanmar Photo Tour

The September Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour has just ended and I’m back in Battambang Cambodia for a few days, enjoying the fascinating  Phcem Ben celebration, it’s the time when Cambodians pay their respects to deceased relatives. The slow internet connections in Myanmar made it impossible for me to blog, so today from Battambang, I’ll start [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 5

Battambang, the last stop on the 2014 Angkor Photo Workshop is home to many wonderful photo opportunities including the unique and unusual “bamboo train”.  The bamboo train is an innovative form of transport, masterminded by resourceful local Cambodians. It consists of a small gasoline engine, two axles made from discarded tank parts, a drive belt [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 4

The next stop on this year’s  Angkor Photo Workshop was Battambang. Battambang is Cambodia’s second largest city and the capital city of Battambang province in northwestern Cambodia. Founded in the 11th century by the Khmer Empire, Battambang is well known for being the leading rice-producing province of the country. ‘Dambang’ means ‘stick’, and ‘bat’ means [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 3

After finishing one week of intensive work doing photo assignments in Siem Reap, Angkor Photo Workshop participants headed to Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. For the next three days, from our base of operations at the FCC (Foreign Correspondent’s Club), we explored the vibrant, bustling capital city, with it’s myriad of photographic possibilities, including S21 prison [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 2

For the last few months I’ve been incredibly busy,  priorities dictated that I take a brief hiatus from blogging. Now that I’m back at it, I have plenty of photos to share with you. First I’ll share some more images from the 4th annual Angkor Photo Workshop, which just finished last week and afterwards, I’ve [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 2014

On this date 3 years ago, utterly exhausted, yet satisfied and delighted, I sat and pondered the memories of my first annual Angkor Photo Workshop. It was an experience, that for the faculty and for the 13 students, wasn’t going to be soon forgotten. Participants, each with a burning desire to become better visual story [...]

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Myanmar Photo Tour: Sittwe & Mruak U

It’s a bit after the fact but I’m finally getting around to posting about this year’s  optional extension to my [...]

Crucifixion in Tuburan Philippines: Good Friday 2014

Yesterday, in Tuburon Philippines, on Good Friday, 54-year-old Gilbert Bargayo was nailed to a cross during a reenactment of Jesus [...]

Myanmar Part 4: Mandalay to Bagan

It’s been a few weeks since my Myanmar tour ended, but today, here in Hoi Anh Vietnam, I’ve finally found [...]

Ring Train Yangon

Yangon’s “circle line” or “ring train”, circumnavigates Myanmar’s largest city, on a 46 Kilometer, 39 station route that connects Yangon’s [...]

Myanmar Part 3: Around Mandalay

I hope you don’t mind if I just reprint a few lines of Rudyard Kipling’s famous poem “On the road [...]

Myanmar Part 2: Mandalay

“Mandalay” is the name of a famous poem by Rudyard Kipling that was first published in 1892. The poem colorfully [...]