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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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Vietnam Explorer Photo Tour 2016: Hoi An to Hanoi

After visiting Can Tho in the Mekong Delta our group traveled north to explore the azure beaches of Danang and the historic and beautifully photogenic town of Hoi An. Hoi An was an important Vietnamese trading center in the 16th and 17th centuries. In 1999, Hoi An’s old town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage [...]

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Vietnam Explorer Tour: Mekong Delta

After two days in Saigon, the 2016 Jim Cline Photo Tours Vietnam Explorer Tour left Saigon on our private boat for a trip down into the Mekong Delta, our destination, Can Tho. Can Tho is the biggest city in South Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, with an estimated population of 1.5 million. The name Can Tho comes from [...]

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Hidden Cambodia: In Search of the Stone Elephant of Srah Damrie

Lonley Planet, Trip Advisor, Rough Guides, CNN, BBC and National Geographic have all listed Angkor Wat as one of the top, “must see” destinations on the planet, and for good reason. Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world, surpassing even the pyramids of Giza in size and stature. Cambodia now sees more [...]

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Harvard University Exhibition: A Common Humanity

On March 7th, I received some unexpected correspondence from Harvard University, requesting my participation in their annual International Relations Week event. Harvard University, a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts established 1636, is one of the world’s most prestigious universities and is the United States’ oldest institution of higher learning. Harvard is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to [...]

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Vietnam Explorer Photo Tour: Saigon

The 2016 Vietnam Explorer Photo Tour is off to a great start with eight enthusiastic photographers, eager to explore this amazing country. We spent our first day, cameras in hand, wandering around Saigon or “Ho Chi Minh City” if you prefer. We visited many of Saigon’s icons including the spectacular turn-of-the-century Colonial French Post Office, the [...]

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India: Gujarat & the Malabar Coast Photo Tour #3

After our last shoot in Cochin, our group of ten photographers flew to Ahmadebad and quickly went to work exploring and photographing the ancient city through its narrow lanes and bylanes. Consisting of small neighborhoods, called Pols, the historic district is the backbone and heartbeat of the old city of Ahmedabad. In recent years, families [...]

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India: Gujarat & the Malabar Coast Photo Tour #2

Leaving Mumbai in the morning, we flew south to Cochin and on arrival, immediately drove straight to Thissur and quickly checked into our hotel. Our goal was to reach a local elephant festival where we had the chance to photograph 30 extravagantly decorated elephants carrying deities from neighboring temples as they arrived at the local [...]

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India: Gujarat & the Malabar Coast

With a fantastic group of enthusiastic photographers from around the United States and the world, we’re now into the first few days of the 2016 India: Gujarat & the Malabar Coast photo tour. Our first stop was Mumbai where we photographed Dhobi Ghat Mumbai’s oldest and largest outdoor laundry service. Next we explored Dhavari slum, [...]

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India Pushkar Photo Tour 2015: Part 2, Delhi to Jodhpur

After our afternoon explorations in Delhi, including the Sikh temple and the Quatab Minar, we returned to our hotel for our final evening in the sprawling capital city. In the morning we boarded our flight to the Blue City of Jodhpur. Upon arrival we checked into the legendary Ajit Bhawan Hotel, built exclusively for Majaraja [...]

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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 [...]