Amazing Siem Reap
A PhotoMalaysia.com Photography Experience
by Yusuf Hashim & Maxby PH Chan
This book showcases more than 120 exquisite pictures shot by 12 Malaysian Photographers who went on a photo safari to Siem Reap in Cambodia to learn the finer points of photography amid the hauntingly beautiful ancient ruins of Angkor Wat and the surrounding villages. The photographers were being coached by the authors of this book, and most pictures contain a narration about why the picture works. The authors, Yusuf Hashim and Maxby Chan are Administrators of PhotoMalaysia.com, Malaysia's largest online photo community with a membership of more than 30,000 photographers. Between them, the authors have more than 70 years of photography experience in film and digital. Yusuf teaches photography at Malaysia;s open university, writes for magazines, and is the photographer for world-explorer.net, a company specialising in overland and intercontinental 4x4 driving adventures. Yusuf has driven to and photographed more than 80 countries over the last 10 years. He shares his experience about making beautiful pictures in this book. The book represents the portfolio of the graduates of the PhotoMalaysia Photography Experience, a unique 2 stage photography workshop that Yusuf and Maxby regularly conducts for members of PhotoMalaysia.com.
Retired as Retail MD after 30 yrs in an Oil Multinational. Then became Photographer for World-Explorer.net, who are specialists in worldwide 4x4 & motorcycling expeditions. Driven a 4x4 in >100 countries, including S.America, Africa, Russia, Kazakhstan, Europe, Iran, Asia, ASEAN, Mid-East, India, Pakistan & China, Driven from London-Malaysia twice, Malaysia to India, Capetown to Cairo and across the Sahara Desert to Casablanca, the Old Silk Road from Istanbul to Malaysia, and round South America. Yusuf is Admin of PhotoMalaysia.com, Malaysia’s largest on-line Photography Community with >100,000 members. He briefly taught Photography & PP at Malaysia’s Open University, and conducts photography workshops & Teaching Photo Safaris to exotic International destinations for www.photosafari.com.my. Visit www.photosafari.com.my to join one of Yusuf's PhotoSafaris. Connect with him on Facebook (Yusuf Hashim Digitalartist) or email Yusuf at firstname.lastname@example.org