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World Malaria Day, April 25, 2016

Today, April 25th is World Malaria Day, but in reality, for half the world, every day is malaria day. Statistics show us that a child dies from malaria, every minute of every day. In 2002, the same year I began my career as an NGO photographer, the United Nations Millennium Campaign began. The program was designed to […]

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Harvard University Exhibition: A Common Humanity

On March 7th, I received some unexpected correspondence from Harvard University, requesting my participation in their annual International Relations Week event. Harvard University, a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts established 1636, is one of the world’s most prestigious universities and is the United States’ oldest institution of higher learning. Harvard is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to […]

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Afghanistan In Black & White: 10 Years Ago This Month

Last weekend I watched Tim Heatherinton & Sebastian Junger’s film, Restrepo. I had viewed the film several years ago but wanted to take a second look at it. Restrepo follows the 2nd Platoon of Battle Company 173rd Airborne on a 15-month deployment in the Korengal Valley of northeast Afghanistan. The film chronicles the lives of the men from their deployment to […]

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Ghana: Seven Years Ago

In 2008 I traveled to Ghana to do an NGO shoot for Freedom From Hunger. A few days ago, while reviewing old photos and organizing my Lightroom catalogs, I re-visited some of my 2008 work.  Several images which previously didn’t catch my eye, attracted my attention this time around. Children are often easy photographic subjects […]

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Rickshaw Wallahs of Kolkata

Kolkata formerly known as Calcutta is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly river, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India. Kolkata city and its suburbs, are home to approximately 14 million, making it the third-most populous city in India. Kolkata is a surprisingly pleasant place to visit and has some wonderful street shooting opportunities. Many […]

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Images That Stick in Your Head

The “eidetic image” has been described in psychological literature as: a vision or material picture in the mind which can be scanned by the person as he would scan a real current event in his environment. A “photographic memory” is sometimes compared or confused with an “eidetic image” or “eidetic memory”, although they are actually […]

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Dengue Fever & EV-71 Outbreak In Cambodia

Update from Cambodia: As I write this, I’m sitting at the Foreign Correspondent’s Club in Phnom Penh. It’s the day that participants of my annual Angkor Photo Workshop are out “working on their stories” and I have a chance to catch up on correspondence. Typically, I would be blogging about the ongoing workshop but I […]

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It’s Rewarding To See Your Work In Print

After 3 months worth of assignments and photo tours in Southeast Asia, I arrived to a rather large pile of snail mail which had accumulated in my absence. It’s always kind of fun to flip through things because often times, clients will send me copies of correspondence in which my photos were used. One piece […]

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Seva Cambodia: Restoring Sight To The Blind

This week I’m in northwestern Cambodia, shooting a job for the Seva. The first time I shot for Seva, was back in 2004. Now almost a decade later I’m delighted to see that their programs have expanded and are flourishing here. I am equally happy to blog about Seva, so that you can understand a […]

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“Come Along For The Ride” Video Is Ready For Viewing!

Happy New Year to all of you. As we begin 2012 it’s exciting and exhilarating to look forward to another year of photographic possibilities. I’ll begin the year by launching my new video journal called: “Come Along For The Ride”. After spending an inordinate amount of time over the holidays, editing images, audio, and countless […]

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Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour 2016, Part 2

For part two of the 2016 Jim Cline Photo Tours Amazing Myanmar trip, we traveled from Mandalay to Bagan, a […]

Amazing Myanmar 2016

The 2016 Amazing Myanmar Jim Cline Photo Tours Trip is complete and I’m back in the office putting together a few blog […]

Papua New Guinea 2016 Part 3

With more than 1,000 different tribes, Papua New Guinea is, to put it mildly, a people photographer’s paradise.  As if […]

Papua New Guinea 2016 Part 2

During this Papua New Guinea photography adventure our group of 11 intrepid photographers  journeyed through vast expanses of the environment of […]

Papua New Guinea 2016

Papua New Guinea is a land on edge, and in many areas still a land forgotten in time. Ancient rituals, […]

Angkor Photo Workshop 2016 Part 2

After finishing one week of intensive work doing photo assignments in Siem Reap, Angkor Photo Workshop participants headed to Cambodia’s […]