Archive | 2011

Countdown To My New Blog Feature:

For the new year, I’m going to be introducing a new feature on my blog called: “Come Along For The Ride”. “Come Along For The Ride” will be a series of video journals shot on location, in which I’ll not only be describing my work, but also providing insights into what I do, and why […]

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Joy, Happiness & Peace To You & Yours

Thank you for following along this year. You are the reason that I share images and stories on this blog, and so, I would like to take this opportunity to let you know how much your participation, comments, compliments and encouragement are appreciated. I know that it has been a busy year for all of […]

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Ten Holiday Gift Ideas For The Traveling Photographer

Efficiency, usefulness, functionality, convenience and comfort; all considerations before I pack anything in my bags. The following items make my job easier, more comfortable or more convenient, so perhaps they will be good gifts for friends, or even for yourself. For carrying pocket cash and credit cards I use the “World’s Thinnest Wallet”, the bulk […]

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A Tribute To Rose

(November 14th) This morning I got the news that Rose passed away. You may remember Rose from my post of August 31, 2011 entitled “Perseverance”. Rose, an abandoned,  gravely ill 13 year old girl, was a patient a Hopital Albert Schweitzer in Haiti, while I was there shooting an assignment. Before reading further you might […]

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NGO Assignment Sri Lanka: Pettah Market, Colombo

As I write this post, I’m sitting in the Thai Airways departure area of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport. I’m finished with work in Sri Lanka, and am heading back to California. The last batch of images that I will share from my Asia Foundation shoot, is from Pettah Market, Fort railway station and Gangaramaya Temple in […]

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NGO Assignment: The Asia Foundation, Sri Lanka, Continued…

I’m going to post some shots today; nothing specific to any Asia Foundation programs, but rather, some fun shots of life in Sri Lanka. When I’m shooting for an NGO, I am often shooting meetings or other activities. Whenever there is “down-time”, I spend the time gathering images that might work for a multitude of […]

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NGO Assignment: The Asia Foundation, Promoting Peace in Sri Lanka

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned in all my years shooting for NGO’s is that the successful NGOs  are the ones that create “sustainable” long term projects. To be sustainable, projects in countries like Sri Lanka  must be based on “local efforts”. The Asia Foundation’s program of helping the police to integrate with the […]

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NGO Assignment Sri Lanka: The Asia Foundation

Sunday, I left Calcutta to fly to Columbo, Sri Lanka, to shoot another job for The Asia Foundation, I was just here in Sri Lanka in September, but there’s new material to shoot, so I’m making a stop here before I head back to the states. It’s hard to believe that I’ve been on the […]

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NGO Assignment, Kolkata’s Railway Station: Stopping Polio Dead in its Tracks

My first job out of graduate school was selling vaccines for Lederle Pharmaceutical Company, so isn’t ironic that today I find myself shooting pictures of Polio Vaccine being used half a world away, in India. Polio has been eradicated in the USA, due to an aggressive and effective vaccination program which started years ago, but […]

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NGO Assignment: Freedom From Hunger Day 2, West Bengal, India

Freedom From Hunger works with many local partners around the world to help provide loans to folks who don’t have access to credit. Perhaps you’re wondering what a typical meeting looks like, and how I photograph them. I usually start with an “establishing shot” while walking to the meeting in order to provide viewers with […]

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Vietnam Explorer Photo Tour

The 2018 Jim Cline Photo Tours Vietnam Explorer Photo Tour has been completed. Another amazing trip through a country full […]

Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveling Photographer

With the holidays right around the corner, you might be wondering what to purchase that special traveling photographer in your […]

India Photo Tour Video

A short film, chronicling the 2017 Jim Cline Photo Tours Pushkar trip. Still images and ground-based video shot using the […]

India: 2017 Pushkar Photo Tour

During our tour we visit the golden city of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is named after its founder Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a […]

India: 2017 Pushkar Photo Tour in Black and White

A selection of images in black and white from my recent Jim Cline Photo Tours, Pushkar trip, ending with some […]

India: Pushkar Fair and the Taj Mahal Photo Tour 2017

During the first full moon of November, India’s Pushkar Fair, Asia’s largest camel and livestock market springs to life in […]