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India Pushkar Photo Tour Part 2: Jodhpur

Jodhpur is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The city is known as the “Sun City” for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all the year round. It is also referred to as the “Blue City” due to the vivid blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort. The old city circles the […]

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India Pushkar Photo Tour 2016

During the first full moon of November, India’s Pushkar Fair, Asia’s largest camel and livestock market springs to life in the sleepy, picturesque, lakeside town of Pushkar. An ancient religious town, in the Thar desert of Rajasthan, provides an almost surreal backdrop for this unique event. Photographing the Pushkar Fair is a once-in-a-lifetime event. Few […]

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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 30 square-mile plain, part-covered in palm trees and tamarind with the mighty Irrawaddy river slicing through it; framed by distant mountains. Rising from the plain are more than 2000 temples that were built by the […]

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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 posts with images from an incredible two weeks of shooting with a fantastic group of enthusiastic photographers. We get a lot of shooting in during our trip and often times I hear from participants that […]

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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 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 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 to experience unique cultural festival.s in remote areas. After our short stay in Port Moresby, we headed out to see the tribes of the Sepik River region. The Sepik river region provides […]

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Papua New Guinea 2016

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 2016

Participants of the 2016 Angkor Photo Workshop took their visual storytelling skills to the next level with an intense, two-week, immersive photo workshop in my very own back yard last month. While Cambodia’s eerily gorgeous temples might have been one of the many reasons participants came, they soon discovered that it was the Cambodian people and their […]

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India Pushkar Photo Tour 2015: Part 4, Manvar and Fort Khejarla

After several photography intensive days in Jaisalmer, the next stop on the 2015 India: Pushkar Fair Photo tour was Manvar; a semi-private tent encampment in the middle of the desert. At Manvar we enjoyed luxurious tented accommodations, nightly cultural shows and jeep safaris out to local villages where friendly photogenic subjects are plentiful. Following our […]

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India Pushkar Photo Tour 2015: Part 3, Jaisalmer

After an amazing 2 days in the blue city of Jodhpur, we headed north and west towards the Pakistan border to Jaisalmer.  Jaisalmer is named after its founder Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a Rajput king in 1156 AD. “Jaisalmer” means “the Hill Fort of Jaisal”. Jaisalmer is sometimes called the “Golden City of India” because the […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Hidden Cambodia: In Search of the Stone Elephant of Srah Damrie

Lonley Planet, Trip Advisor, Rough Guides, CNN, BBC and National Geographic have all listed Angkor Wat as one of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ghana: Seven Years Ago

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