My January 2012 trip to Cambodia saw me continue in what I had started in 2011 with my “Cambodia Noir” project idea:
“One of my own, personal objectives while I was over there was to try and capture the charm and wonder of Cambodia while also capturing the harsh poverty that went alongside it. I decided that the stark contrast between the two aspects of the country would go well paralleled with the visual contrast of black and white pictures. Cambodia is a beautiful country with a savage past that as a country it is still dealing with… to find out more, please go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khmer_Rouge and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambodia”;
This was taken in one of the courtyards of a temple what’s name currently escapes me. I like the parallel of an old living tree surrounded by old decaying stone.
Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 55mm
Alterations in ACR 6.6
Other works in the Cambodia Noir series: