FINAL preparations for The Fourth Angkor Photography Festival, to be held in Siem Reap from November 23 to 28, are now in place.
new innovations are planned for this year, as well as a more global
outlook, essential components will be retained, including a series of
free workshops for aspiring photographers, who will this year be taught
clicks of the craft by renowned photographers Roland Neveu, Patrick de
Noirmont, Antoine d'Agata and Suthep Kritsanavarin.
volunteered to tutor 30 young photographers selected from throughout
Asia who work in photojournalism and documentar photography. One of the
free workshops, led by Laurent Zylberman and Vincent Soyez, will also
select six to eight young photographers to specialise in commercial
Last year, the Paris Match Award for the best reportage
produced during the workshop at the festival was given to Indian
photojournalist Selva Prakash for a powerful photo essay about Aids
patients and their families in Siem Reap.
Photography workshops for
the children from the Anjali centre will also be held, and festival-end
will see a fundraising auction for the Anjali children, with prints
donated by world-famous photographers.