Pradal Serey, Cambodian Kickboxing in Phnom Penh, CTN Studios

I’m always keen to photograph some of the local sport when I visit another country, and I was particularly interested in seeing (and shooting) some of the Cambodian form of Kickboxing – Pradal Serey, which is supposed to pre-date the … Continue reading

Cambodia: Part Ten – Kampot Harbour at dawn

I rode my moped out to Kampot to photograph the nights catch being brought in as the sun rose.The fishermen’s families were waiting on the shore ¬†for them, whilst the women began trading the fish the men sat alone or … Continue reading

Cambodia: Part Nine – Kep

The final few days of the trip, Kep, (which is on the south coast of Cambodia) was the perfect place to kick back, relax in the sea air and enjoy the local seafood at the fantastic local restaurant (The Sailing … Continue reading

Cambodia: Part Eight – Down to Kampot

After a night in the capital of Cambodia I was back on the bus. This time a six / seven hour journey south towards the coast, and the sleepy riverside town of Kampot, (home of the legendary Kampot pepper).I was … Continue reading

Cambodia – Part Six: The Floating Villages of Phoum Kandal

From Battambang I boarded a bus heading south for the sleepy town of Kompong Chnang. This was a good base for exploring the floating villages on the Tonle sap Lake, and it was way off the tourist map – only … Continue reading

Cambodia – Part Five: Battambang and the Bamboo Train

After a week in Siem Reap I was ready for a change from photographing temples dawn and dusk, I caught the bus to Battambang a sleepy city on the road between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh.¬†Initially I couldn’t see much … Continue reading

Cambodia – Part Four: Angkor Thom

The Next morning at Angkor Wat I was looking for a more original viewpoint, shooting from the bank of the moat as the pilgrims crossed the causeway towards the famous temple, from here I could shoot in relative tranquility. Sunrise … Continue reading

Cambodia – Part Three: Angkor Wat

I travelled to Siem Reap from Phnom Penh by minibus. After 6 hours we were finally there and people leapt from the bus door like newborns. Here I was in Siem Reap to photograph one of the manmade wonders of … Continue reading

Cambodia – Part Two: Phnom Penh, Tuol Sleng Museum

Like many first time visitors to this country I visited to the Tuol Sleng Genocide museum to learn a bit about the countries recent dark history. This site was a high school until the Pol Pot regime converted it into … Continue reading