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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 Part 2

After finishing one week of intensive work doing photo assignments in Siem Reap, Angkor Photo Workshop participants headed to Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. From our base of operations at the FCC (Foreign Correspondent’s Club), we explored Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital city. Phnom Penh is the largest city of Cambodia. Located on the banks of the Tonlé […]

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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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India Gujarat & Malabar Coast Photo Tour: Wrap Up

This will be the final post from the 2016 India Gujarat & Malabar Coast Photo Tour. The images below are mostly portraits, including a few self portraits taken during the last few days of our trip. We had a fantastic group of enthusiastic participants, an incredible journey together, and we availed ourselves to a plethora […]

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India Gujarat & Malabar Coast Photo Tour: Post #5

Seventeen more images from the 2016 India: Gujarat and Malabar Coast Photo Tour to share with you today.  With visits to temples, rural villages, some very impressive step-wells, along with stops at local markets and even a fair amount of street shooting, this trip provides a great mix of different photographic opportunities. Next year’s trip […]

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India Gujarat & Malabar Coast Photo Tour: Post #4, The Rann of Kutch

The Rann of Kutch is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India and the Sindh province of Pakistan. It is almost 3 thousand square miles in size and is reputed to be one of the largest salt desert in the world. The name “Rann” comes from the Hindi word ran (रण) meaning “desert”. For centuries, this area is been inhabited by the friendly Kutchi people […]

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Vietnam Explorer Photo: Final Images from the 2016 Trip

After exploring Hanoi, our group headed north to Bac Ha, the area is host to some incredible hill tribe markets, complete with water buffalo, and ethnic hill tribes including the most colorful of all, the Flower Hmong.  Below are the final 35 images from this 2016 trip. I’ll be running the tour again in 2018. […]

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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 […]

Reserve Your Spot on the 2016 Angkor Photo Workshop

The Sixth Annual Angkor Photo Workshop is coming this July and as of today, March 14th, there are still spots […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]