Category: Blog

  • Requiem for Photographer Tim Page

    Requiem for Photographer Tim Page

    Requiem for friend, mentor and legend Tim Page, born 25 May 1944 who passed away from illness at the age of 78, on 24th August 2022. 

  • The Dig Tree – Australia

    The Dig Tree – Australia

    During our travels through Australia we gradually learned a lot more about the raw history of the continental island ‘down under’. My photos of this Coolibah tree initially look like something more than undergrowth.But there is more to it, than what it seems at first. The famous Burke & Wills Dig Tree has endured over […]

  • Cambodia 36 exposures on film in 2022

    Cambodia 36 exposures on film in 2022

    36 Exposures is my homage to the people of Cambodia. It is also my tribute to film photography and my love for magazines and photo’s in print. The days when Tri-X was the preferred roll of film used by many photojournalists. Each roll of film has 36-37 exposures only. ​Michael Klinkhamer worked and lived in […]

  • About the most prominent professor of Khmer/Cambodian History and it’s hidden secrets.

    About the most prominent professor of Khmer/Cambodian History and it’s hidden secrets.

    Jean-Michel Filippi is the most prominent professor of linguistics at the Royal University of Phnom Penh- Cambodia.For historical and current Khmer knowledge his website is a great source of information.https://www.publikam.com/en/All pictures taken at the National Museum of Cambodia by MK For more than a century, Angkor Wat has been beyond any reasonable doubt equated with […]

  • ‘Madrid door de lens in 1985’

    ‘Madrid door de lens in 1985’

    Fotografie gaat in de basis over het vastleggen van dierbare momenten en herinneringen voor later. Sinds ik terug ben in Nederland na tien jaar gewoond te hebben in Azië, stuitte ik onlangs op een paar verhuisdozen met fotografie negatieven in mijn storage box. Kortom mijn archief. Schatkisten met herinneringen en vervlogen momenten. Vastgelegd op films. […]

  • Phnom Penh Brutalism-Modernism Architecture re-Discovered.

    Phnom Penh Brutalism-Modernism Architecture re-Discovered.

    Brutalism is derived from the French term, beton brut, which translates to “rough concrete”. Phnom Penh Brutalism-Modernist ArchitectureDiscovered in Cambodia before its been demolished. All images by Michael Klinkhamer in Phnom Penh January 2022. This remarkable building in Phnom Penh Cambodia.Chenla Theatre is originally opened in 1969 as the Cinéma d’Etat (State Cinema), the Chenla […]

  • On a raw empty stomach in Phnom Penh Cambodia.

    On a raw empty stomach in Phnom Penh Cambodia.

    Phnom Penh 20 January 2022 While we in the west are deliberating over our viruses, self proclaimed problems and media engulfed fake doom. Being back in Phnom Penh after almost two years is wonderful experience and reconnecting with the Cambodian reality again. During my early morning walk to get a coffee and some food I […]

  • Urgency for a cataract surgery in Cambodia, and my tribute to W. Eugene Smith.

    Urgency for a cataract surgery in Cambodia, and my tribute to W. Eugene Smith.

    During my Phnom Penh photography walks I regularly came across a small community of the poorest. On a small plot of waste land, right on the edge of the Mekong River. Named Areyksat, its located next to a busy ferry crossing. There are about twenty five or more huts built of waste wood on stilts […]

  • UNStudio delivers International allure to the City of Groningen.

    UNStudio delivers International allure to the City of Groningen.

    “We couldn’t make it anymore more fun.” The well-known winged advertising message from the tax authorities has now become famous tile wisdom in the Netherlands. With the new office building of the Education Executive Agency (DUO) and the Tax and Customs Administration, it is in any case fine for the staff. It has been almost […]

  • Eye (I) Care for Cambodia

    Eye (I) Care for Cambodia

    At least 1 billion people have a vision impairment that could have been prevented or has yet to be addressed.  In 2016 I was asked to do some portraits for an NGO called Seeing is Believing. Two American brothers volunteering for this NGO were in Phnom Penh at the time and managed to find me […]