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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.  Each came with their own unique talents and photographic style, yet shared a common goal; to capture the essence of South India. Southern India sees only a small percentage of western visitors as compared to [...]

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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 small Himalayan nation, the last of which was in October of 21012 while leading a photography tour. Anyone who has ever visited Nepal understands that it is one of the most amazing and wonderful places [...]

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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 spots available. If you or a friend are looking for a way to improve your photography, and are interested in shooting a real-life NGO assignment in Cambodia this July, please have a look at the [...]

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Vietnam Photo Tour: Hanoi to Halong Bay and Cat Ba

After departing Hoi Anh via our flight from Danang, we headed to Hanoi to experience a completely different “Vietnam”. In Hanoi, we shot the bustling old quarter and visited Ho Chi Minh’s tomb, and even had some free time to avail ourselves to some of the best shopping in Southeast Asia. It’s here where the [...]

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Vietnam Photo Tour: Hoi An to Hanoi, Telephoto Shots

The following is a collection of only those photographs which I made with my 70-200mm f2.8 lens. Again, you’ll see some subjects that I photographed multiple times. A split second difference when photographing people can result in a completely different expression or gesture. Our tour group is now in Hanoi after visiting Bac Ha market [...]

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Vietnam Photo Tour Post: Can Tho – Hoi An Wide Angle Shots

After a morning shoot at the floating market, we spent the rest of the day shooting in Can Tho town. The following day we traveled north to Danang and made a quick stop at China beach before checking into our hotel in Hoi An. Hoi An, was an important Vietnamese trading center in the 16th [...]

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Vietnam Photo Tour: March 2015

The Jim Cline Photo Tours Vietnam Explorer Vietnam tour is off and running! Vietnam, Southeast Asia’s “skinniest country”, stretches roughly 1,000 miles from top to bottom but is only about 25 miles wide at its narrowest point near the center. Although officially reunited, north to south, Vietnam feels more like two separate countries. While Hanoi [...]

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South India Photo Tour: Final Set of Images

This is the final set of my images from the inaugural Jim Cline Photo Tours South India Photo Tour. The photos below are from the final few locations visited one trip; Karaikudi and Mahabalipuram. My next blog post will feature participant images, as soon as everyone sends me a selection of their favorite photos. Thanks [...]

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South India Photo Tour: Fifth Set of Images

After our tea plantation shoot in Munnar and our first afternoon shooting the banana market in Madaurai, we took to the streets for more amazing photography opportunities. Judging by the reception we received from the local population, the vegetable market in Madaurai doesn’t often see groups of camera toting westerners. At times we were inundated [...]

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South India Photo Tour: Fourth Set of Images

This set of images begins with our spectacular sunrise above the clouds at the world’s highest organic tea Plantation near the town of Munnar. The ride to the top was a solid two hour, bone-jarring jeep ride that began at 4:00am. When we finally arrived at the top, to witness the sun coming up, the [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Posting Photos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

There’s so much buzz these last few days about photographers and others posting images to Facebook, that I decided to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2013 Pushkar Photo Tour Begins

Today is the first day of the 2013 Pushkar Photo Tour  and as usual we began our adventure in New [...]