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.
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’
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.
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 […]
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.
“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
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 […]
Ferrari 488 Spider, a Superb Visual Driving Experience.
Looking at the Ferrari 488 Spider for the first time is an overwhelming visual experience. Photographing the Corso Red color Ferrari on a beautiful Sunday morning is an invitation to the eyes and a great way to unravel the intriguing Ferrari design details, and let’s not forget it’s full F1 race pedigree. Follow me on […]
Street Photography and how it made me a better photographer.
Over the last years “street photography” has become a favorite genre for many photography enthusiasts. Street photography, what is it? The definition of street photography is often debated, but for me, it means, at its core; taking non staged spontaneous pictures of people within their environment in a city or within a place. By doing […]