TGL From the Road: Cambodia #4

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Temples, Temples, Temples! Cambodia sure has a lot of them. And The Giving Lens team Cambodia has seen almost all of them in the Siem Reap providence. Many of these amazing structures were built between the 10th and 12th century during the prominent years of the Angkor Kingdom. When Angkor Wat was rediscovered in 1901, the tourist boom began (over … Read More

TGL From the Road: Cambodia #3

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The country of Cambodia was saddened to learn that their two-time leader, King Norodom Sihanouk, had passed away in Beijing at the age of of 89. King Sihanouk gained the Cambodian people’s admiration after he took the top seat in government in 1941. After losing his power during the conflict in neighboring Vietnam, the Khmer Rouge filled the power vacuum … Read More

TGL From the Road: Cambodia #2

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The Giving Lens Cambodia team members started their second day on the ground in this beautiful country by shooting one of the most sought after photographs in the world. Sunrise at the famed Angkor Wat temple. The beauty of this World Heritage Site is impossible to describe, but the workshop participants were in awe as the large, bright morning sun … Read More

TGL From the Road: Cambodia #1

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    Travel Photography Workshop in Cambodia: Under Way! The Giving Lens landed in Siem Reap, Cambodia and hit the ground running. For our first workshop, the participants awoke to assemble in the hotel lobby at 4:00 AM. But unlike the usual early morning wake up calls TGL participants are accustomed to, we were not off to photograph a sunrise, … Read More