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Been There, Shot That

Photography and Travel Insights by Ian Robert Knight

Been There, Shot That

Photography and Travel Insights by Ian Robert Knight

Been There, Shot That

Photography and Travel Insights by Ian Robert Knight

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Thai Elephants

Thailand has had a long history with elephants, lasting many centuries. The large animal is so beloved in Thailand, that it’s the de facto symbol of the country, and even the brand of a popular beer. The Thai royal army includes an elephant in it’s emblem,...

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2015 Photo Review

2015 was a fantastic year, photographically. When I think back on all of the journeys I took, and the many opportunities I had to create images, I consider myself very lucky. I am not too sure how many photographs I shot in 2015, but it’s probably close to...

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Looking Back at the Forbidden City

One thing I’ve learned over the years as a photographer, is that your best shots are not always in front of you. Sometimes, if you take the time to look around, you’re walking away from a spectacular view. For this reason, I make the effort to look behind...

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George Town Art

Malaysia has a lot of great places to visit, outside of Kuala Lumpur. Indeed, if you visit Malaysia, you don’t really need to spend more than a day or two in KL, before you hop out to the other cities and villages. I’ve seen a fair amount of Malaysia over...

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The Falls at Klungkung, Bali

Visiting Bali is something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. It’s truly a special place, and very unique among it’s neighbouring provinces in Indonesia. Every time I’ve visited this island, I’ve come away with new experiences...

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A close shave in Hanoi

When it comes to men’s grooming, I think Hanoi has got it figured out. Maybe all of Asia does. The scene in the photograph you see above is quite common throughout the streets of Southeast Asia. In many small streets all over Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand...

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Vietnam’s traffic troubles

The major Vietnamese cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have a traffic problem.  If you’ve ever been to these cities, you’ll know what I mean. I don’t want to suggest that it’s worse in Vietnam than it is in other SE Asian countries. But the...

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Cool and dry in Cambodia

Although I probably say this about every place I go, Cambodia is one of my favourite places in SE Asia to visit. I highly encourage you to visit this amazing country at least once in your lifetime. Even better, let me show you my view of it on one of my tours. There...

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Taj Mahal Photography Tips

The Taj Mahal has got to be one of the most visited locations in the world. Indeed, when you’re there, you’ll feel like much of the world is with you.  My most recent visit to the Taj Mahal (located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India) was in March of 2015. As...

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Yalta’s pebble beach

Yalta is a resort city on the north coast of the Black Sea, in the Crimean Peninsula. As cities in the Ukraine go, it’s not all that large. But in the summer months, the population can increase dramatically. Back in the heyday of the Russian Federation, Yalta...

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Cambodian history lesson

  There are many periods in history when mankind has had to deal with horrific situations enacted by evil men with a strong grip on power. Southeast Asia has had their share of shameful and traumatic periods, and the atrocities committed by Cambodia’s Khmer...

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Gondolas at sunrise

If you ask people to think of a symbol for Venice, most would reply ‘Gondolas’. The idea of slowly skimming down a canal, with a Gondolier singing Italian love songs, is something that many people dream of. It’s a romantic notion, and one that many...

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