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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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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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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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Angkor Photo Workshop 2015: Battambang, Cambodia

Ah, Battambang Cambodia; the real deal, with it’s gritty, oil encrusted machine shops, its defunct railroad station and interesting life [...]

Angkor Photo Workshop 2015: Phnom Penh

The second stop on the 2015 Angkor Photo Workshop was Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital city. Phnom Penh is the largest [...]

Angkor Photo Workshop 2015

The 5th Annual Angkor Photo Workshop has reached the half-way point; we’ve arrived in Phnom Penh and just now, I’m [...]

South India Photo Tour: Participants Images

Earlier this year, the first annual Jim Cline Photo Tours, South India trip, was attended by eight enthusiastic travel photographers.  [...]

Upon Hearing News of the Earthquake in Nepal

Upon hearing the news of yesterday’s devastating earthquake in Nepal, I immediately began to contemplate many enchanting visits to the [...]

Angkor Photo Workshop July 11-25, 2015

The fifth annual Angkor Photo Workshop is coming this July and as of today, April 12th, there are still three [...]