Archive | Photojournalism

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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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 frame, it can sometimes seem difficult to make one’s main subject stand out from the visual chaos. Feeling this way on several occasions, one evening I desaturated some of my photographs to see what they [...]

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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 along the tracks. With authentic local markets selling all kinds of foods, and the famous bamboo train. Indeed, Battambang is one of my favorite places to shoot. It’s always a pleasure to introduce my Angkor [...]

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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 city of Cambodia. Located on the banks of the Tonlé Sap and Mekong River, Phnom Penh has been the national capital since French colonization of Cambodia, and has grown to become the nation’s center of [...]

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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 finally getting the opportunity to post some images. During our first week in Siem Reap, the 5 participants worked enthusiastically and diligently to create their own visual narrative. Each workshop student delved deep into a [...]

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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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Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour 2015: Part 4

The 2015 Jim Cline Photo Tours Amazing Myanmar Tour continued with our photographic explorations around Mandalay city, Mingun , Amarapura and [...]

Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour: Part 3 Mandalay, Inwa and Sagaing

From our base in Mandalay participants of the 2015 Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour explored some of the most photogenic locations [...]

Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour: Part 2

More images from the Jim Cline Photo Tours 2015 Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour. The following 19 photographs include images from [...]

Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour 2015: Part 1

Rudyard Kipling once described Burma (Myanmar) as: “quite unlike any land you know about.” Myanmar, the “Golden Land”, is perhaps [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]