Creative Escapes: Cambodia, an intensive 4-day study of photography at Angkor Wat with the FCC Angkor and Creative Escapes. Dates have been changed to October 2-5, 2008.
For more information contact Jon Cunningham, firstname.lastname@example.org. or Michelle Duncan, email@example.com.
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The FCC Cambodia Learning Holiday is designed to give students four days of maximum photography education while taking special advantage of Cambodia's unique natural surroundings and magnificent temples.
Do you feel uninspired by the images that you take? Want to become more comfortable with the technical aspects of your camera so you can focus on the creative sides of picture-taking?
Our 4-day intensive photography course is designed to rapidly improve both your technical and creative skills through tutorials, live shoots, field trips and one-on-one clinics. We guarantee that by the end of our course, your camera know-how will improve, you will become more comfortable behind the lens and you will feel newly inspired to get out and shoot great images.
Located among forests and farmland to the north of Siem Reap, the ruins of Angkor are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site contains more than 1,000 temples ranging in scale from nondescript piles of brick to the magnificent Angkor Wat, the world's largest religious monument. Stretching over some 400 square kilometres, including forested area, Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains Angkorean Empire (9th to 15th centuries), the largest pre-industrial civilisation know to man.
During the course, students will have time to discover:
Other activities in the region -- such as river adventures, jungle trekking and the capital Phnom Penh -- are easily accessible to students who wish to stay on after the course and explore this wonderful country on their own.
The food on our course is an absolute delight, and will invigorate the palates of even the most seasoned epicures. Our catering team will prepare mouthwatering 3-course dinners and breakfasts using organic ingredients from the region. We'll also venture out to sample local restaurant fare; be prepared to be amazed at how delicious and healthy Cambodian cuisine tastes when cooked right in front of your eyes. Students and instructors will eat all meals together.
The course fee of £650 (US$1295.00) includes:
Inexpensive scheduled flights to Siem Reap are available from a variety of Asian destinations, including Bangkok, Singapore, Saigon, Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong. Flights from other world cities are readily available to Phnom Penh, from which there are connecting flights to Siem Reap.
The FCC Learning Holiday 4-day intensive course is taught by two professional photographers with over 20 years of experience.
Jon Cunningham is a professional travel and lifestyle photographer. His clients including Conde Nast, Vogue Travel and several Small Luxury Hotels of the World members. He is a staff photographer for Inmagine Agency and an associate of the British Institute of Professional Photographers.
Mike Smith specialises in advertising photography, with clients ranging from Paul Smith to Diesel. He is also a photography lecturer at Central St. Martins in London, one of Europe's leading art schools.