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Papua New Guinea Photo Tour #2

During this Papua New Guinea photography adventure we journeyed through vast expanses of the environment of Papua New Guinea to experience unique cultural festivals in remote areas of the Sepik River.  The tribes of the Sepik River provide stark differences in tribal life from those in the mountain region of Mt. Hagen. We cruised down [...]

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Papua New Guinea Photo Tour

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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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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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 [...]

Angkor Photo Workshop 2015: Battambang, Cambodia

Ah, Battambang Cambodia; the real deal, with it’s gritty, oil encrusted machine shops, its defunct railroad station and interesting life [...]

Angkor Photo Workshop 2015: Phnom Penh

The second stop on the 2015 Angkor Photo Workshop was Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital city. Phnom Penh is the largest [...]

Angkor Photo Workshop 2015

The 5th Annual Angkor Photo Workshop has reached the half-way point; we’ve arrived in Phnom Penh and just now, I’m [...]

Rickshaw Wallahs of Kolkata

Kolkata formerly known as Calcutta is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly river, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and [...]

South India Photo Tour: Participants Images

Earlier this year, the first annual Jim Cline Photo Tours, South India trip, was attended by eight enthusiastic travel photographers.  [...]