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India: Pushkar Photo Tour 2014 #3

Bidding goodbye to the Pushkar Fair, we made one final photo walk then headed back to our tents, grabbed breakfast, packed our bags and hit the road. The next stop on our journey is Jaipur, Rajasthan’s capitol, know affectionately as “the pink city” because the buildings in the old section are made exclusively of pink [...]

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India: Pushkar Photo Tour 2014 #2

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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India: Pushkar Fair Photo Tour

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 Pushkar Fair is a once-in-a-lifetime event. Few photo [...]

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Exploring Cambodia’s Hidden Treasures

I’ve got a fun new video to share with you today which is the reason for the image above, which reads “To Film The Most Dangerous Railway On Earth”. That video can be seen at the bottom of this post but first it’s time to share with you some images of a particularly enchanting 900 [...]

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Myanmar Photo Tour #2

Here’s the second set of images from the September 2014 Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour which ended on September 23. The following images are from Bagan and the surrounding villages and markets. Bagan, Myanmar is located in an active earthquake zone and had suffered from many earthquakes over the ages, with at least 400 recorded earthquakes [...]

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Myanmar Photo Tour

The September Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour has just ended and I’m back in Battambang Cambodia for a few days, enjoying the fascinating  Phcem Ben celebration, it’s the time when Cambodians pay their respects to deceased relatives. The slow internet connections in Myanmar made it impossible for me to blog, so today from Battambang, I’ll start [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 5

Battambang, the last stop on the 2014 Angkor Photo Workshop is home to many wonderful photo opportunities including the unique and unusual “bamboo train”.  The bamboo train is an innovative form of transport, masterminded by resourceful local Cambodians. It consists of a small gasoline engine, two axles made from discarded tank parts, a drive belt [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 4

The next stop on this year’s  Angkor Photo Workshop was Battambang. Battambang is Cambodia’s second largest city and the capital city of Battambang province in northwestern Cambodia. Founded in the 11th century by the Khmer Empire, Battambang is well known for being the leading rice-producing province of the country. ‘Dambang’ means ‘stick’, and ‘bat’ means [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 3

After finishing one week of intensive work doing photo assignments in Siem Reap, Angkor Photo Workshop participants headed to Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. For the next three days, from our base of operations at the FCC (Foreign Correspondent’s Club), we explored the vibrant, bustling capital city, with it’s myriad of photographic possibilities, including S21 prison [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 2

For the last few months I’ve been incredibly busy,  priorities dictated that I take a brief hiatus from blogging. Now that I’m back at it, I have plenty of photos to share with you. First I’ll share some more images from the 4th annual Angkor Photo Workshop, which just finished last week and afterwards, I’ve [...]

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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 [...]

Cambodia Opposition Leader Returns From Exile

I’m in Phnom Pehn Cambodia today, having just finished a photo shoot for The Asia Foundation. There’s quite a buzz [...]

From The Cutting Room Floor

Sorting through and editing images while traveling, in order to create blog posts, is a fast, furious and often “messy” [...]