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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 educational centre of East India. Kolkata city and its suburbs, are home to approximately 14 million, making it the third-most populous city in India. Kolkata is a surprisingly pleasant place to visit and has some wonderful street shooting opportunities. Many [...]

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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 be scanned by the person as he would scan a real current event in his environment. A “photographic memory” is sometimes compared or confused with an “eidetic image” or “eidetic memory”, although they are actually [...]

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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 spots available. If you or a friend are looking for a way to improve your photography, and are interested in shooting a real-life NGO assignment in Cambodia this July, please have a look at the [...]

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Khmer Empire: Angkor Wat and Beyond

It’s been more than a year since I relocated to Siem Reap Cambodia and since I now live less than 2 miles from Angkor Wat, I’ve had plenty of opportunities to explore the temples in greater depth than I’ve done previously. Although Angkor Wat is the temple that most people immediately recognize and associate with [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 5

Battambang, the last stop on the 2014 Angkor Photo Workshop is home to many wonderful photo opportunities including the unique and unusual “bamboo train”.  The bamboo train is an innovative form of transport, masterminded by resourceful local Cambodians. It consists of a small gasoline engine, two axles made from discarded tank parts, a drive belt [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 4

The next stop on this year’s  Angkor Photo Workshop was Battambang. Battambang is Cambodia’s second largest city and the capital city of Battambang province in northwestern Cambodia. Founded in the 11th century by the Khmer Empire, Battambang is well known for being the leading rice-producing province of the country. ‘Dambang’ means ‘stick’, and ‘bat’ means [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 3

After finishing one week of intensive work doing photo assignments in Siem Reap, Angkor Photo Workshop participants headed to Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. For the next three days, from our base of operations at the FCC (Foreign Correspondent’s Club), we explored the vibrant, bustling capital city, with it’s myriad of photographic possibilities, including S21 prison [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 2

For the last few months I’ve been incredibly busy,  priorities dictated that I take a brief hiatus from blogging. Now that I’m back at it, I have plenty of photos to share with you. First I’ll share some more images from the 4th annual Angkor Photo Workshop, which just finished last week and afterwards, I’ve [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 2014

On this date 3 years ago, utterly exhausted, yet satisfied and delighted, I sat and pondered the memories of my first annual Angkor Photo Workshop. It was an experience, that for the faculty and for the 13 students, wasn’t going to be soon forgotten. Participants, each with a burning desire to become better visual story [...]

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Crucifixion in Tuburan Philippines: Good Friday 2014

Yesterday, in Tuburon Philippines, on Good Friday, 54-year-old Gilbert Bargayo was nailed to a cross during a reenactment of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion. This year marks Gilbert’s 20th crucifixion. He has been crucified in different locations in the Philippines but since last year, mayor Democrito Diamante has hosted the event in the town of Tuburan, about [...]

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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.  [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]