Dr. Michael Rosenfeld, a primary care physician from Vancouver BC, Canada; a first time Jim Cline photo tour participant, snapped the above image of two beautiful Cambodian dancers at Bayon temple at Angkor Thom in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Using an 18-200mm Nikon VR lens, Michael captured this amazing shot. Michael commented that this image exemplifies for him, the typical Cambodian "warm welcome" which we received throughout the country. This photo should be on the cover of every Cambodian tourist brochure! Nice job Michael!
Judi Purcell's husband, Harry captured the above image while visiting the Karen Long Neck Hill Tribe in Northern Thailand. Harry noticed a small child wearing the traditional neck rings and carefully positioned himself so that the child's mother was visible in the frame. The child alone would have made an excellent photo, but Harry took this image to a completely higher level by providing context and an additional area of interest. Way to go Harry! For more of Harry and Judi's images see their website HERE
One of my favorite images of our trip was shot by Aaron Teitel. Aaron has traveled extensively and has participated in many photo tours and photo workshops, so we were delighted when he signed up for our tour. Aaron captured this moment, when three young Laotian boys were sitting on a low stone wall. The playfulness and camaraderie of the children is so typical here, and this shot gives us a feeling for not only the place, but also a feeling of a culture. Aaron shot this image with a Canon 5D Mark II, and a 28-300 zoom lens (at 170mm). Wonderful image Aaron!