About the Ebook
Choice Cambodia is a Non Profit organization that initially supplied clean, safe drinking water to villagers outside of the capital, Phnom Penh. They have since expanded their efforts to include schooling for the village children, computer training and vocational training for the youth, as well as, medical treatment, all the way to facilitating surgeries for those in need. This book documents my exposure to this amazing group, which took place over a two half-day time span. I am very pleased with the portraits of the children and the villagers that we experienced together. The photographs were in no instance, staged, these are all captured during the every day activities of their lives. As a below knee amputee, I have a slightly different approach to my work and my subjects, and I believe that is reflected in the natural manner of these amazing people in their portraits...
Features & Details
- Category Travel
- Version Fixed-layout ebook, 78 pgs
- Publish Date Apr 15, 2013
- Last Edit Apr 16, 2013
- Language English
- Tags Asia, Cambodia, Phnom, Penh, Choice, Cambodia, Choice, Non, Profit, Volunteer, Amputee, Below, Knee, Amputee, Water, Education, Computer, Vocational, Eyes, Facebook, School, Training, Portraits, Children, Adults, Villagers
I have been shooting professionally since '91 but I had an 8 year break while I recovered from being struck head on by a sleeping driver, while riding my motorcycle. The incident left me as a below knee amputee and certainly changed my perspective towards my photography. As a Native person my Spirituality plays a large part in my life and my work, and I drew on the lessons learned from Vision Quests and the Sweatlodge... The human element became more important to me because my world shrunk in terms of mobility, so I took notice of the things near to me and the human spirit certainly opened up to me. I am soon to be living in S.E. Asia for an extended period and look forward to producing more imagery from that area of our planet...