Photography: The Colors of Phnom Penh and a little bit more with the LUMIX GX8

“The Colors of Phnom Penh” and a little bit more. Cambodia Oct/Nov.2015

Pushing the LUMIX GX8 to the limit?
Not yet, this one has plenty more to offer and yes,
I am traveling very light
without sacrificing quality.


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One of those perfect afternoons, magical light and Birds in the sky over the Grand Performance Hall at the Grand Place,
Phnom Penh.
The Grand performance Hall has a very special place in my heart, it was here in 1992 that I photographed for the first time after the Pol Pot regime the APSARA Dancers, it was a first for them and me after the war. Of course that was done on good
old Kodachrome.

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"Photography is light… light is photography,
an endless Journey through Color and Time."
- GD


Some of you already know that I have been traveling to Cambodia since 1992 and nothing has changed, I still visit Cambodia yearly, rain or shine.

You maybe wondering that after all those countless visits I don’t get bored…believe me, I never get bored in Cambodia. I love this Country with its beautiful people who at times suffered so much and still do today.

Every time I am in Phnom Penh or in other parts of Cambodia I feel like I am going back in time, sure there have been a lot of changes since 1992 but somehow I truly feel at home here.

It is not only the amazing temples and ruins from the Khmer Empire that I find so fascinating; I guess it is also my personal interest in Archaeology, that I return year after year.
But then there is so much more when roaming the country site or just strolling through the streets of Phnom Penh, sitting in one of the many side Cafe’s watching life go by and let the subjects come to you.

Only a couple of weeks ago the opportunity arose again to visit Phnom Penh to take a group of editors from different media around and introducing them to the new Panasonic Lumix GX8. What a great location to use Phnom Penh to showcase the ability of this new Lumix GX8, after all, it is practical my back yard…

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Early morning, exercising along the Mekong River.
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Of course staying only one or two days is never an option for me and I added a couple days at the front and at the backend of the official trip.
I might add the group of 12, all from Singapore were very cool and I had no problems getting them motivated even in the wee hours of the morning until dark.

Thanks a bunch, you all have been great and my special thanks to the superb Panasonic group/support team like Shawn, Ziang and Kim, thanks a lot you guys.

As many of you know already I usually don’t talk much about all those technical issues I rather let my images do the talking.

But I like to mention a few things now; all images are taken with the Lumix GX8 using the 12 to 35 mm f: 2.8 for most of the images with the exception of a few that have been taken with the great little 20 mm f1.7
For all outdoor shots I used ISO 200, for early mornings and very late in the afternoon I sometimes used ISO 400.
Inside the Russian and Old Market in Phnom Penh and during my out of town venture to the wholesale fish market I varied the ISO between1600 and 2500. Those are super dark places and some I visited also in the middle of the night.
Here of course the new dual stabilizer system came in extremely handy since I didn’t use a tripod for any of these images.

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The meat-section at the Old Market
LUMIX DMC GX8 - Lumix G Vario 40mm f:1.7, ISO 400


Again the GX8 performed exceptional well under any conditions with very good color rendition and sharp images even at a higher ISO, the Noise as we call it now is actually looking more like a very nice film grain which I like a lot.
This was a very nice field test, under many difficult conditions.

Since I know Phnom Penh fairly well, I do discover new things during each and every visit and as mention before I never get bored here.

I also decided for this trip to take a slightly different approach and I was shooting fairly laid back and a lot of the featured images just came to me.
I hate chasing things around…in other words I was very relaxed on this Journey even during a 3:00AM morning shoot.
Well, I was the one who decided that and there is nobody else to blame but me.

The only problem, my Tuk Tuk driver didn’t show up on this particular morning, so I had to chase another one at 2:45AM who could take me out of town by 3:00AM. Now you might think it is easy to get another Tuk Tuk at that time of the day… no chance, but somehow I managed to locate one and all worked out well in the end.

Please Note:
All images are taken in RAW format and processed with very minimal adjustments in Lightroom.

More images from Phnom Penh below…
Cheers GD

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This young girl is selling colorful Bangles on the street, she approached me during one of my coffee breaks at one of the
Side Cafe's, sometimes it just comes to you.
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Waiting for?
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Finding the right subject is the hardest part - Mary Ellen Mark

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Hmmm…picking facial hair
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Colorful Hanging Mats
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A shaft of light, inside the very dark Russian Market
and excellent handling by the GX8 in low light.

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It rain a bit overnight and by the time to get out and about for sunrise there was almost no more evidence from the nights downpour.
With the exception of this one small puddle along the Mekong River "Boulevard" in Phnom Penh, reflecting this peaceful group during
their morning exercise.



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Sunrise at the Mekong River,Phnom Penh
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Be ready when the Light is right…you have only seconds,
but this is the moment that counts. - GD



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An early morning cup of Tea for this chap
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Hi Mr… first light at the banks of the Mekong River
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Resting in the Russian Market
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Fancy some new Hair?
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This is truly an amazing Lady, but that is another story…
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"The Mechanic"
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Pure reflection: Opposite my Hotel - a new Construction site is reflecting in a new office glass building from the opposite site.
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Vario 12-35mm f:2.8, ISO 200


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No… I did not hang that one there…
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A photographer’s work is given shape and style by his
personal vision.
It is not simply technique, but the way he looks at life
and the world around him.
- Pete Turner



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"The Accountant" at 3:30AM
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Taken the spoils… at 3:00AM
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On the streets of Phnom Penh
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Resting at the Russian Market
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Abstract Patterns at my Hotel lobby
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The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see - John W. Tukey


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Somewhere in the side streets of Phnom Penh
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Just one more…

"There is so much beauty around us even in very ordinary places that can be discovered only if we walk with our
eyes wide open.
But don't close your Eyes to the sad, ugly or misery, they are just as import and teach us valuable lessons in life."
- GD

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In the streets of Phnom Penh
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For more technical info and precise details please check out the Panasonic site at this LINK.


Caught; one unforgettable night with the Panasonic Lumix GX8

Traveling light, without sacrificing quality.

“Manila’s Water World.”

The song goes like this…
One night in Bangkok makes your heart go tumble…
…or a night at the Cave Wine bar makes
your shutter rumble.


It was certainly one of those days/nights I will remember for a long time and one of the reasons that you should never leave home without it… the camera that is.

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Last week in Yakal Street, Makati, Manila, Philippines.
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When I looked out the office window around 5PM I should have known better that this could be quiet a ride home. A dark almost black wall of clouds moving ever so much closer and sure enough by the time I reached my favorite Cave Wine Bar in Yakal Street, Makati with in minutes all hell broke loose.

For over an hour a super heavy torrential Monsoon rain hammered us, and Yakal Street turned into a flowing river. There was no way I could get home now, but then I guess it could have been worst, at least I was not stuck in traffic but had the good company of my friends Hubert and Othmar at the Cave Wine Bar who shared the same fate with me.

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"Trying to get home" very sweet, the Filipino way
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There was no shortage of exquisite wine and food and the thought crossed my mind getting stuck into a few good bottles of Red, however been intoxicated made no sense either, somehow we all had to get home at one point.

We had a few glasses of wine, (or was it two…) some snacks and then as time progressed the “street/river” kept on flowing so I decided to take action. I grabbed my Lumix GX8 (I always carry that one with me, rain or shine) went out to the front and shot what ever swam or walked by. I might add it was quiet interesting, stuck in one place and just observing what does come by in particular when the street turned into a river in the middle of the night.

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Not sure
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It was now way past 9:00PM and the “river” was up high, people walking or trying at least to get home, cars driving in all direction (Yakal street is a one-way street) and motorbikes pushing their way through the flooded streets barely making it.

Chaotic is putting it mildly, it was one of those days in Manila, nothing moved and this was not the only street as we found out. In just 1.5 hours, a heavy tropical downpour turned Manila into Water World.

But I was at least in very good company…my friends, a few glasses of wine and my LumixGX8 with the 12 to 35mm f/2.8 lens. Standing now outside the Wine Bar watching life "Swim” by, and occasionally going inside to have another sip on my wine…

I set and varied the ISO between 2500 and 3200 for all featured images on this post, wide open at F: 2.8 and the exposure changed from 1/40 at the highest shutter speed way down to ¼ of a sec. everything was hand held, after all it was night.

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"Holding hands" and keep on walking
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Very Sexy "Driver"… the driver is pushing his passenger, who now sits on the driver seat.
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The mixed lightening from cars, motorbikes, street and Neon Signs lights made also for some interesting challenges. Lucky I had the blue corrugated Iron wall in the background that gave me some clean background for most images and provided me with some interesting color combinations.

This was also the first time I used such high ISO on the Lumix GX8 and as the night went on I used the 4K Photo setting for a few frames too.

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High Heels and no Heels, around 11:30PM
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4K Photo setting


I guess it worked out to be another extreme test for the new Lumix GX8, this was certainly not planned but I ended up not been drunk or bored, (which is a good thing sometimes) indeed it became a very long night and by the time I got home (traffic was still bad) it was way past 3:15AM.

Again the GX8 performed flawless and even got wet, it surprised me how well it handled the high ISO including the 4K Photo settings at times.

Actually the “noise” at this high ISO that showed up is very nice more like grain from the good old film days, as for post processing I had to do very little or almost none. The White Balance was set on Auto during the whole duration of the night an shooting in RAW formats with the exception of the 4K Photo.

BTW; the images look so much better in RGB and on a big iMac Screen and they hold up for big prints, no worries at all.

These are only a few images and many more were taken during this truly NOT so boring night.

So, never leave home without it… the camera that is, because you never know where you end up and if you’re “Lucky” you might end up like me on a flooded street or in the
Cave Wine Bar, Yakal Street, Makati.

Tip: In cases like this I recommend to leave your wife or girlfriend at home.

Cheers GD

See more Water World images below:

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Some bikes had a better chance that night
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"Calling the UBER Water Taxi"
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Waiting for the "City Banka"
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Manila's Water World
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Quiet colorful for a rainy and very wet night.
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Lonely is the night…
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"Underwater movement"
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Paddling away at 11:45PM
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4K Photo setting


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The scary look at 11:50PM
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4K Photo setting


And that is how it all started… the beginning of
a "romantic" evening.


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The view through the Office window at around 5PM
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Review: The new Panasonic Lumix GX8 in the real field, performance beyond my expectations.

Traveling Light without sacrificing quality


Wow... I made it, I actually managed to get this Blog Post out today and what better reason then talking about my latest experience with the new Panasonic Lumix DMC GX8 in the Philippines and Thailand.

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"Shadows on the fire stairs" Manila, Philippines.
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1/160 sec. f:4.0


I have been using this latest marvel for some time now even prior my recent trip to Thailand for the Regional Launch of the
Panasonic LUMIX GX8.

As you know from my previous reports and reviews I don’t talk much about all the features and the other technical stuff in details but I rather let my images do the talking. However I might point out just a few interesting details like the
Dual Stabilizing feature combining the in Body stabilizing system with the in lens stabilizer.

- The LUMIX GX8 integrates Dual I.S. (Image Stabilizer)* for more effective results.
The GX8's body I.S. works in tandem with the LUMIX lens I.S. for maximum stabilization.
-

Please note, in order to use both stabilizers you need to perform a
Firmware update on some lenses, not a big deal and straight forward.

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Dramatic Sunset over Manila, Philippines,
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1/30 sec. f:8,0


There is the new sensor with 20.3 Mega Pixels and the amazing 4K Photo options that let you shoot at 30 frames in sequence. and you be able to select the best images from the batch very easy in camera. (and of course you still have you 4K Video option too)

- The LUMIX GX8 employs the newly-developed 20.3-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor that achieves high-speed bursts, ISO25600 high sensitivity, and a wider dynamic range. Combined with the Venus Engine, the GX8 achieves clear image rendering with minimum noise, even in low-light situations. -

Another great new edition that I truly love is the new Body, slightly larger but splash and dust proof now. I had this camera in a very heavy downpour recently and it performed just great.
I don’t recommend this but if needed or the situation arises you can go ahead without missing that shot. Of course the autofocus is extremely fast and performed superb. even under very dark condition or at night.
The menu is nicely organized and you don’t have to be a Genius to figure it out, also the access to the Buttons is well done and with a click you can switch to
4K Photo if needed.

- The LUMIX GX8 camera body is composed of a magnesium alloy, full diecast front
and rear frame. Tight seals on every joint, dial and button enable splashproof / dustproof performance.-


I am going to stop now with all this technical stuff and rather provide you with some more info below the images. I might add due to the excellent color rendition and a perfect grey balance (like with most Lumix Cameras) I was shooting in RAW and high JPG. I didn’t have to perform almost no post processing or very little on the RAW files like…Raw conversion in Lightroom, basic sharpening, cropping straightening, or adding some contrast.

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Street Vendor walking along the road during rain selling Santo Niño figurine near Taal, Philippines,
LUMIX DMC GX8 - Lumix G Vario 12-35mm f2.8, ISO 200
1/125 sec. f:4.0


Ohhh… you might noticed, yes I am using
Lightroom now, a transition I had to make some time ago due to Aperture not been supported any more by Apple.
More on that issue later…

Before we go to the images in details, my experience in the real field, not in the Lab, studio or just testing for the sake of testing, the
Lumix GX8 out performed beyond my expectations, I just love it! As a matter of fact I am using some of these images already for commercial purpose and for publications.
Yet, the
GX8 it is still small enough to carry with you all the time and you can fit it in your Pocket (larger pocket) with the awesome 20mm lens attached.

OK that is enough now, lets have a look at those images…

Note: A real mix selection on a variety of subjects, trying to show the versatility of the GX8. All photos taken without Tripod using different Lumix Lenses, a mix of Aperture and ISO settings, the White Balance was set on Auto, shooting RAW and high JPG only.

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Street scene, Taal, Philippines,
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1/250 sec. f:5.6


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Heavy tropical rain shower, Town of Taal, Philippines,
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1/125 sec. f:5.6


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Street art - Manila, Philippines,
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1/80 sec. f:5.6


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"Natures Revenge" Street art Manila,Philippines,
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Full Moon and traffic, Manila, Philippines, from the 11th floor.
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Awesome Sunset over Manila, Philippines, from the 11th floor.
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Radisson Blu Lobby Bar, Bangkok, Thailand.
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Rooftop images, Bangkok, Thailand, from the 17th floor.
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Rooftop images of Bangkok, Thailand, from the 17th floor.
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"The Heart shape", Rembrandt Hotel, Bangkok,Thailand. Through the Glass window from the 11th floor.
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Traditional Thai Food - Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya,Thailand
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Traditional Thai - Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya,Thailand
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Traditional Thai Musician - Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya,Thailand
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Traditional Thai Musician - Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya,Thailand
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Traditional Thai - Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya,Thailand
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Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya,Thailand
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"The wall" Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya,Thailand
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"The wall & window" Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya,Thailand
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Using the4K Photo Mode at Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya,Thailand
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4K Photo Mode Demo, set up inside at the Radisson Blu Hotel Bangkok, Thailand
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4K Photo Mode Demo, set up inside at the Radisson Blu Hotel Bangkok, Thailand
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- The 4K Photo function can be used in three different modes, all allowing you to capture that perfect moment at a high burst rate of 30 frames / photos per second: -
- 4K Burst - burst shooting 8-megapixel equivalent images extracted from 4K video as long as the shutter button is pressed. -

For more technical detail go to DP Review or check out the Panasonic Lumix Website.
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Photography: Watercolor the spontaneous and fluid look in water reflecting an array of colors

"Watercolor" the spontaneous and fluid look in water…


It has been a while since my last Blog post and today I like to share with you images of one of my favorite subjects "Watercolor" and pure reflections, see below a selection of images from different Countries.

I treasure water, the gift of our Planet to all living beings, without we can't sustain Life. It is easily the most precious liquid on earth, unfortunately it is also abused and seldom appreciated. During my travels in the arid regions of Australia I truly learned how to conserve this precious liquid, careful not wasting a drop.

I have also created a NEW Gallery in my PhotoShelter Archives where you can find many more images from my Journey through
"Watercolors and Reflections."



"My Watercolor" is like life, you have to get it right the first time -
there is no second chance. It is a constant movement of colors
and patterns created by the magic liquid called water.

-Gunther Deichmann


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Ganges River - India
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Inle Lake, Myanmar/Burma
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Bali,Indonesia
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"Watercolor", with all its subtle color and value gradations and its many
welcome surprises, is the perfect medium for capturing mood.

-Ray Hendershot


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Bali,Indonesia
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Varanasi the Ganges River - India
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Goldfish Pond in Bali - Indonesia
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Water supports all our endeavors, from the simple task of making paint flow,
to sustaining life. It is the common denominator that all humanity shares.

-
Sharon Crosbie

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Varanasi the Ganges River - India
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Under the Pier, Bali - Indonesia
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The spontaneous and fluid look in water reflecting an array of colors from
elements above or within only occurs when one observes the colors
with patience waiting for the right light and moment.

-Gunther Deichmann


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Traditional Fisherman at Inle Lake, Myanmar/Burma
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Boracay Island, Philippines
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The flow of water and reflecting colors can be uncontrollable and crazy, but
it is also freedom, an escape, therapy, joy, and, oh yes, very sensuous!
-Angela Lynch


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Under the Pier, Bali - Indonesia
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Pushkar Lake, Rajasthan - India
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Bali, Indonesia
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Bayon Temple - Cambodia
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Wherever there is water there is something reflecting,
it is up to your
imagination how to capture it.
-Gunther Deichmann


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Willow Trees reflecting in a Pond, Koenigslutter - Germany
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Floodplains in Kakadu National Park, Australia
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Bali, Indonesia
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"Watercolor" is an alchemical medium -
colors mixing with water, joining with it, being extended by it -
creating new life where none had been before.

-
Joseph Raffael


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Mangroves, Chuuk Micronesia
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Bali - Indonesia
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Pushkar, Rajasthan - India
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Bali - Indonesia
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Varanasi the Ganges River - India
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Water benefits the ten thousand things and does not oppose them
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Lao Tzu


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The Peace Pagoda at
Lumbini, Nepal and the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha.
Siddhartha Gautama, the Lord Buddha, was born in 623 B.C.
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"Watercolors"
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Thanks for dropping by my Blog, please take care of our Environment and conserve water.
For more Watercolors, please visit my PhotoShelter site.
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Travel Photography: People from all walks of life, teeth or no teeth

People from all walks of life, young and old, they had something
in common… showing me their teeth or NO teeth, happy or sad.


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Happy Street vendor in the Philippines
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He was such a happy guy… Aurangabad, India
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Very sweet and great teeth… Jodhpur, India
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So happy…Bali, Indonesia
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A 78 year old Tibetan Nomad, high on the Tibetan Plateau, Tibet
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He just turned around and smiled…Nepal
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The golden Tooth with a heart shape, Chuuk, Micronesia
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Happy in the rain, Cambodia
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So happy in Bali, Indonesia
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This old lady was a total scream…I almost fell in the water for laughter a real character showing me her "teeth", Cambodia
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Beetle nut has taken its toll, Myanmar/Burma
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Another classic, this time from Sri Lanlka
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"The grin" Dental hygiene at a Monastery, Myanmar/Burma
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"The family Toothbrushes", Jodhpur, India
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Showing me only one tooth…Nepal
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Laughter and fun with price stickers on the Island of Pohnpei, Micronesia
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A high school girl from the Island of Chuuk showing off her nice teeth
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This tribal Australian Aboriginal using his teeth to kill a File Snake the traditional way by putting the head of the snake in his mouth and then given it a sharp jerk breaking the neck of the snake. The fresh water File snake is not venomous and a delicacy amongst the Aboriginals in Northern Australia.
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Sad…A Tamil women approaches our vehicle, Sri Lanka
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Hard working but ever so happy In the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal
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One Tooth…fading-light in the streets of Colombo, Sri Lanka
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"There is a Toothbrush in the wall" - Jodhpur, India
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Happy and clowning around, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Photo Tours: Our Phototours and Workshops for ASIA 2015, an Archaeology special to Cambodia plus Kerala India

ASIA PHOTO TOURS AND WORKSHOP CALENDAR 2015 Discover the undiscovered…

All our 2015 dates are confirmed, (unless stated otherwise) and our itineraries with more details are available upon request. We're traveling to some places rarely visited by others, making our PHOTO TOURS and WORKSHOPS more unique and flexible and a lifetime experience for you to remember.


We ONLY travel in small Groups not exceeding max. 8 participants & YOU don't
have to be a Pro. to join.


GD PhotoTours and Workshops was selected by
PhotoShelter for 2014. "Have camera, will travel: 50 Awesome Photo Workshops Around the World This Year."


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OUR NEW DESTINATION in 2015


W
e have selected some very exciting and new destinations for 2015, in particular for India and a very special Journey in Cambodia, the scheduled dates on our 2015 Calender. These are very special places perfect for Photography due to their culture and colorful Festivals at the time. We provide more details very shortly but you can make reservations now.
Furthermore we're happy to announce our
Archaeology Cambodia special, this promised to be an extraordinary and adventures journey in 2015, more details at: http://www.deichmann-photo.com/gdphotoworkshop/page1/calendar.html

See below images from some of the places we will visit, but there is so much more…


For the
very first time this tour will also include locations in Cambodia as seen in the Archaeology Magazine from the Archaeology Institute of America in their Jan/Feb Issue 2015. The article "Storied Landscapes" was conceptualized by Gunther and the Magazine subsequently published his images some of them never seen before in public. Additional Images from this amazing area can also be found on Gunther's PhotoShelter Gallery.
Go to
: http://gdeichmann.photoshelter.com/gallery/Cambodia-article-on-Phnom-Kulen-hidden-archaeological-treasures/G0000GY1WGArHX4E/

Check out the Online edition from the Archaeology Magazine HERE.

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Below are images from some of the locations we will cover during our Cambodia Archaeological Special Journey, this one is not to be missed starting from the Capitol Phnom Penh to Battambang. Intercepting the mighty Tonle Sap Lake then to Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, Bayon and our special excursion and the highlight of rarely visited places in the Phnom Kulen area. (as per the article see the LINK above) After leaving Siem Reap we travel all the way by a very comfortable Air-Con Van back to Phnom Penh and on the way visiting some more seldom visited Khmer Ruins. Yes, we will circumnavigate the mighty Tonle Sap Lake during this special Journey and stopping whenever photo opportunities present themselves along the way.

I have been traveling almost yearly to Cambodia since 1992 and know this Country very well, I get you to the right locations at the right time of the day without wasting valuable time.

Hope you can join me on this extraordinary Journey. GD

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