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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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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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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 Tamil Nadu: Pre-Trip Scouting Run

The first annual Jim Cline Photo Tours South India trip starts in Mumbai on February 19th. I’ve arrived in India early, to scout out a few last minute locations and details. My long-time Indian tour guide and good friend DV is with me as we blaze a quick trail from Chennai, backwards towards Bombay to [...]

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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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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

South India Photo Tour: Third Set of Photos

This is the third post from South India. I’m back home now and there will be a few more posts [...]