Wet Season in Kampong Kleang – Tonle Sap Lake – Cambodia – George Mann Years ago you had a 35mm SLR and a bag full of lenses. Then the digital camera revolution came along and like most people you just bought a point and shoot camera. As a matter of fact you have bought quite … [Read more…]
This is my new 13-inch MacBook Pro and a 10.6-inch Samsung N220 Netbook next to it, both set-up for digital workflow use, while traveling to remote locations. As you can see in the picture above, both computers are capable of running Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (Version 3). The MacBook Pro is the newest mid-2010 version so … [Read more…]
Just a little over five years ago I joined a small group of Thai journalists on a tour of the Nikon Factory, just outside of Bangkok, Thailand. Little did Nikon realize that this story would get international coverage on the internet and give a rare glimpse of their manufacturing process to Nikon fans around the … [Read more…]
Nov. 27, 2008 – photo © George Mann – Hand clappers at Suvarnabhumi protest. Whenever the PAD want to make a point, cheer, applaud, or generally want to make noise, they use plastic hand clappers. They are their weapon of choice in this political struggle. When they were cheering a popular PAD speaker, they were … [Read more…]
photo © george mann Camera: Nikon D80, lens: Nikon Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED IF AF-S DX VR Zoom
This image was taken in Sattahip, Thailand on November 12, 2008. Nikon D300, 55-200mm Nikon VR lens, at 2500 ISO. Loy Krathong is held on the full moon of the 12th month in the traditional Thai lunar calendar. In the western calendar this usually falls in November.
On this particular day my flight was delayed and I was stuck in the departure lounge for over six hours. When this happens it helps to be at an airport that is as interesting architecturally (and has as many shops and restaurants) as Suvarnabhumi International Airport, in Bangkok, Thailand.
Destination: Siem Reap & the Angkor Temples, for small groups ranging from 1 to 4 tour participants. It’s your party, whether you are alone or bring a few of your best friends, the tour fee stays the same.