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DATES:  6th to 12th December 2015
TIME: From 10.30am to 1.00pm

[ Begins daily at 10.00am // First-come, first-served // Open to all ]

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to have your portfolio of work reviewed one-on-one by experienced professionals and industry leaders.

Offered completely free-of-charge to all photographers, our panel of reviewers include editors, curators and photographers from all over the world who volunteer their expertise and advice.

Prepare your print or digital portfolio in advance.

Slots are limited, and offered on a first-come-first served basis so sign up early!

To sign up for the reviews, look out for the sign-up sheet at the Festival Center.

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A big thank you to all our Portfolio Reviewers who graciously volunteered to offer their expertise and advice. 


Kevin WY Lee (Invisible Photographer Asia)

Paolo Patrizi (Photographer)

Scott Dietrich (Photographer & Professor, SCAD)

John Novis (Photographer & Consultant)

Charles Fox (Photographer & Photo Editor)

Takeki Sugiyama (Gallery Director, Tanto Tempo)

Silke Gondolf (Photographer)

Dean Cox (Photographer & Lecturer, HKBU)

Pirkko Siitari (Independent Curator)

Isabelle Lesser (Asia Motion)

Sudhanshu Malhotra (Greenpeace International)

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Tanzim Wahab (Pathshala South Asian Media Institute)

Che’ Ahmad Azhar (Photographer & Lecturer, MMU)

Yuki Tanaka (Getty Images)

Laurence Tan (Assignments Editor, Getty Images)

Zalmai (Photographer)

Scott Howes (Photo Editor, Phnom Penh Post)

Olivier Nilsson (Photo Editor)

Ann-Christine Woehrl (Photographer)

Renaud Philippe (Photographer)

Silke Gondolf (Photographer)


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DATES: 6th to 12th December 2015.

Open to all, our afternoon sessions are a casual and informal platform for photographers to initate discussions and share their work. Come meet, interact, and get your hands on fabulous Photobooks!

Have an idea? Approach any of the festival team to find out how you can initiated your own session, about any topic.

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frame logoMonday, December  7 // 2 pm:
HUMAN/NATUREHuman, nature and technology in art
Talk by Pirkko Siitari

Art provides an opportunity to enter into social and political discussions.Nature is a topical issue, and artists are exploring its global and local, political and social, andecological and ethical aspects.

Sponsored by Frame Visual Art Finland


Tuesday, December  8 // 2 pm:
Hunting with Eagles – Book Launch with Palani Mohan, followed by Q&A with photographer.


2015PIXALIBWednesday, December  9 // 2 pm:

Photographers: MAKE THE BOOK OF YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE! Join our Photobook Partner Pixalib to learn about what it takes to start your own book, and learn more about the book-making business!


Thursday, December  10 // 2PM:
BEYOND THE STILL IMAGE: The Increasing Role of Multimedia in Photographic Storytelling
Roundtable Discussion with Andri Tambunan, Ying Ang, Zoe Flood, Dean Cox and Scott Dietrich

Multimedia, when referring to photography and storytelling, is a term that loosely describes a variety of methods related to enhancing or activating the still image with sound, movement, text and narration. It is the goal of this panel to discuss ways in which the new media environment can create opportunities to tell compelling stories with our images and how to stay competitive and relevant in a rapidly changing market.


ruomFriday, December  11 // 2PM:
RUOM Hangout

Ruom Hangout is an open floor to present work and exchange ideas. Facilitated by Ruom Collective, an organic collaboration between photographers, journalists, videographers, and researchers, drawn together by a passion for social documentary work.


Saturday, December  12 // 2PM:
Artist Q&A with VLAD SOKHIN
Vlad Sokhin goes in-depth about his series Kiribati, currently exhibited at Riverside Gardens. 

The tiny Pacific nation of Kiribati is among countries that are most vulnerable to the climate change. Sea level rise, coastal erosion, soil salinisation and extreme weather events already proving climate change scientists’ worst prediction that the country might disappear under the sea in decades.



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2015 Canon Photo Clinic


Dates: December 6 – 8

Lecturer: Dean Cox
We’re proud to once again host the 2015 Canon Photo Clinic for the 18 winners of this year’s Canon Photomarathon! Led by tutor Dean Cox, this year’s workshops includes portfolio reviews of the participants’ work, discussions on bringing out your best photo, fun photo excursions to beautiful points of Siem Reap, and of course, joining in the events of this year’s 11th Angkor Photo Festival.

Venue Sponsor


The 2015 Photomarathon Winners:

– Tay Thearaithyrack
– Chao Lhou
– Ayeesha Hafiz
– Sony Sanisa
– Pun Solita
– Vanna Sousata
– Deng MengSreang
– Sony Sanisa
– Va Sovanpong
– Yin Phearun
– Or Sereiromnir
– Cedric Delannoy
– Soun Sayon
– Ren Chetra
– Ah Meng
– Sok Chanvutha
– Ou Vunnarun
– David Chhunka

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BiographyDean - Self Small

Dean Cox splits his professional life across three tracks: as a photojournalist, documentary photographer, and multimedia journalist primarily covering former communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Western Europe, Northern Europe, and Hong Kong. He is the photo and multimedia editor for EurasiaNet, a Web-based news magazine covering the Caucasus and Central Asia, and also a lecturer in multimedia journalism, online and digital journalism, new media, photojournalism, and documentary photography to international graduate and undergraduate students at Hong Kong Baptist University’s department of journalism.

As a photojournalist, Dean has worked on contract for The Associated Press, CBS News, The New York Times, IHT, Bloomberg, and EurasiaNet, in addition to being published for 20+ years in international news publications and websites, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vogue Italia, Le Monde, L’Express (France), The International Herald Tribune, Kapital (Bulgaria), Courrier Japon, The Financial Times, The Associated Press, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, The Boston Herald, Bloomberg News, CBSNews.com, EurasiaNet, Salon.com, BBC, Geo (Germany), and dozens of other international news publications.

His documentary projects have been exhibited more than a dozen times throughout Sweden, in London, and in Hong Kong, and have worked in more than 50 countries in the past 30 years.