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Papua New Guinea Photo Tour #4

With more than 1,000 different tribes, Papua New Guinea is, to put it mildly, a people photographer’s paradise.  As if our time spent up-river visiting remote villages and on the Sepik river wasn’t amazing enough, next we headed to the mountains, where Papua New Guinea’s largest Sing Sing festival is held.  The Mt. Hagen  Sing [...]

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Papua New Guinea Photo Tour #3 Black & White

Papua New Guinea is indeed a colorful place, so much so that with a palate of competing colors in your frame, it can sometimes seem difficult to make one’s main subject stand out from the visual chaos. Feeling this way on several occasions, one evening I desaturated some of my photographs to see what they [...]

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Papua New Guinea Photo Tour #2

During this Papua New Guinea photography adventure we journeyed through vast expanses of the environment of Papua New Guinea to experience unique cultural festivals in remote areas of the Sepik River.  The tribes of the Sepik River provide stark differences in tribal life from those in the mountain region of Mt. Hagen. We cruised down [...]

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Papua New Guinea Photo Tour

Papua New Guinea is a land on edge, and in many areas still a land forgotten in time. Ancient rituals, such as strict tribal practices, still reside in remote areas. This, along with the untouched beauty of their land and natural wildlife, present an unmatched opportunity to experience and photograph these rich cultural practices that [...]

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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 along the tracks. With authentic local markets selling all kinds of foods, and the famous bamboo train. Indeed, Battambang is one of my favorite places to shoot. It’s always a pleasure to introduce my Angkor [...]

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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 city of Cambodia. Located on the banks of the Tonlé Sap and Mekong River, Phnom Penh has been the national capital since French colonization of Cambodia, and has grown to become the nation’s center of [...]

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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 finally getting the opportunity to post some images. During our first week in Siem Reap, the 5 participants worked enthusiastically and diligently to create their own visual narrative. Each workshop student delved deep into a [...]

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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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Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour 2015: Part 1

Rudyard Kipling once described Burma (Myanmar) as: “quite unlike any land you know about.” Myanmar, the “Golden Land”, is perhaps [...]

Ghana: Seven Years Ago

In 2008 I traveled to Ghana to do an NGO shoot for Freedom From Hunger. A few days ago, while [...]

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 [...]