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Republic of Guinea: Education Development Center, 2004

The Republic of Guinea lies on the West coast of Africa between Guinea Bissau to the north and Sierra Leone to the south. The Republic of Guinea was formerly known as French Guinea. On September 28th, 2004, I arrived in Conakry Guinea to shoot a job for the Education Development Center. I was to document one of EDC’s […]

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2017 India: Three Festivals Photo Tour in Black & White

While in Ahmedabad, we visited an old section of town, where conditions and backdrops for street photography are at their best. By taking a position and not moving more than a few meters in either direction, I spent some time trying to capture shots that conveyed the feeling of motion, and incorporating multiple layers of […]

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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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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 that a child dies from malaria, every minute of every day. In 2002, the same year I began my career as an NGO photographer, the United Nations Millennium Campaign began. The program was designed to […]

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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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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 available. This year, well known travel photographer and photo tour leader Jeremy Woodhouse will be co-leading, so participants will have the opportunity to work with and learn from two experienced instructors! If you or a […]

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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 wanted to take a second look at it. Restrepo follows the 2nd Platoon of Battle Company 173rd Airborne on a 15-month deployment in the Korengal Valley of northeast Afghanistan. The film chronicles the lives of the men from their deployment to […]

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Ghana: Seven Years Ago

In 2008 I traveled to Ghana to do an NGO shoot for Freedom From Hunger. A few days ago, while reviewing old photos and organizing my Lightroom catalogs, I re-visited some of my 2008 work.  Several images which previously didn’t catch my eye, attracted my attention this time around. Children are often easy photographic subjects […]

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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 our time spent up-river visiting remote villages and on the Sepik river wasn’t amazing enough, next we headed to the mountains, where Papua New Guinea’s largest Sing Sing festival is held.  The Mt. Hagen  Sing […]

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India: Pushkar Photo Tour 2016 Amritsar and Haridwar

Catching up with some more blog posts from 2016…. This set is from the optional extension to our annual Pushkar […]

India: Gujarat and the Malabar Coast Photo Tour, February 2017

  With some time in the office this week , I’m beginning to catch up with old blog posts that I promised […]

Ladakh, India: Scouting Trip, Post #6 The Nomads

During my scouting trip for the 2018 Photo Tour to Ladakh, my visit to the nomadic pastoralists was indeed one of […]

Ladakh, India: Scouting Trip, Post #5

More images from my recent Ladakh scouting trip. The following photos include images of Buddhist monks, Buddhist nuns and local people […]

Ladakh, India: Scouting Trip, Post #4

Perhaps, Lonely Planet says it best when they describe Ladakh: “Spectacularly jagged, arid mountains enfold this magical Buddhist ex-kingdom. Picture-perfect […]

Ladakh, India: Scouting Trip, Post #3

  Ladakh (“land of high passes”) is a region in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that  extends from the […]