From the latest photo tours / workshops

Some shots from photo tours / workshops taken last week with participants from Singapore, Dieren (Netherlands), Los Angeles (USA), Shanghai (China) and Frankfurt (Germany)


*never the same…

*south gate

*posing for the workshop participants

*after the rain (1)

*after the rain (2)

*creative photography

Temples and the Countryside

Some shots from last weekend’s photo tour and workshop with clients from the Gold Coast Australia showing them one day the temples followed by a day in the countryside near Siem Reap…

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*sunrise at Angkor is never the same…

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*inside Angkor Wat
*the demons of the South Gate of Angkor Thom

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*at the Buddha gallery inside Angkor Wat
*’you take mine and I take yours…’

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*the Leper King inside
*at the Bayon

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*passing by on a sunday morning
*cowboy of the countryside

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*lots of saffron
*a family posing

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*one of the boys of the bike repair shop
*getting into the floating village

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*floating houses
*into the water plants…

Really sad

I got the really sad news today that Terry, wife of Bruce, passed away last saturday.
We became friends after their first 6-day photo tour with me almost 4 years ago and returned for a 8-day tour last year. Terry fell in love with Cambodia. Her wish was to get a Buddhist ceremony in Cambodia so we will arrange one.


Terry having a blessing by the monks of Angkor Wat last year

Rest in Peace, Terry. You’ll always be in our hearts.

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The White Building

The end of an era… The infamous White Building in Phnom Penh will be put down within weeks. All habitants are compensated and relocated. The White Building was part of my Street Photography sessions in Phnom Penh and I think I’ve been visiting the place with my clients over 25 times the last couple of years.
At the moment I’m selecting out of more than 1500 shots for a series. I’ll keep you updated when finished…





Another review

“My sister and I spent a half day with Eric out at the temples. His simple explanation of camera settings and built in practice opportunities to improve composition were really good and we walked away feeling much more confident in our skills with our cameras. Eric was friendly, helpful and informative (about photography and the temples). it was a great way to spend time at the temples outside of the usual sight seeing. Highly recommend for any budding or enthusiastic photographer.”
Thanks Ruth and Emma