Tag: poverty

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Working for Cambodia

    Working for Cambodia

    During my time in Cambodia from 2015 until 2020, I was involved and worked as photographer/videographer for local and international NGO’s in Cambodia. (NGO stands for non governmental organisation) Perhaps one of the most rewarding aspects of being an photographer is to be hired and contribute for Oxfam-Kinderpostzegels or Cambodian Children’s Fund and other NGO’s. […]

  • Flowers in the Dirt

    Flowers in the Dirt

    Flowers in Dirt is a series of portraits of underprivileged children that I photographed in Cambodia. My aim is to show the potential of these children and look reality in the eyes.

  • Photo essay of hope and optimism in Cambodia.

    Photo essay of hope and optimism in Cambodia.

    The people dwelling here in Phnom Penh- Steung Meanchey still find housing and employment in recycling and garbage collecting