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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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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 at the new Spider Pro Hand Strap. Shai Eynav, inventor of the Spider Holster  just posted his product description on “tilt” where you are able to pre-order a Spider Pro Hand Strap and be among [...]

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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 2 miles from Angkor Wat, I’ve had plenty of opportunities to explore the temples in greater depth than I’ve done previously. Although Angkor Wat is the temple that most people immediately recognize and associate with [...]

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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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Myanmar Photo Tour: Sittwe & Mruak U

It’s a bit after the fact but I’m finally getting around to posting about this year’s  optional extension to my Myanmar photo tour in which we visited the 600-year old temples & stupas of Mrauk U.  Mrauk U lies on a rocky isolated plateau in western Myanmar, and was once one of most spectacular royal [...]

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Myanmar Part 4: Mandalay to Bagan

It’s been a few weeks since my Myanmar tour ended, but today, here in Hoi Anh Vietnam, I’ve finally found enough free time to post some images. Please enjoy the following 38 photos Mandalay and Bagan. In the next week or so, I’ll be posting at least one more time about the Myanmar tour, before [...]

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Myanmar Part 3: Around Mandalay

I hope you don’t mind if I just reprint a few lines of Rudyard Kipling’s famous poem “On the road to Mandalay” and let you enjoy 21 new images from my recent, Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour. “On the road to Mandalay”….those with a wanderlust will surely relate….. Ship me somewheres east of Suez, where the [...]

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Myanmar Part 2: Mandalay

“Mandalay” is the name of a famous poem by Rudyard Kipling that was first published in 1892. The poem colorfully illustrates the nostalgia and longing of a soldier of the British Empire for Asia’s exoticism, and generally for the countries and cultures located “East of Suez”, as compared to the cold, damp and foggy climates [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Angkor Photo Workshop 2014

On this date 3 years ago, utterly exhausted, yet satisfied and delighted, I sat and pondered the memories of my [...]

Crucifixion in Tuburan Philippines: Good Friday 2014

Yesterday, in Tuburon Philippines, on Good Friday, 54-year-old Gilbert Bargayo was nailed to a cross during a reenactment of Jesus [...]