Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops 2016 for Emerging Asian Photographers.

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Application Deadline: 1st July 2016, 5pm (GMT+7)

Are you an emerging Asian photographer looking to take your craft to the next level?
Apply today for the 12th Angkor Photo Workshops.

The Angkor Photo Workshops is an annual tuition-free professional workshop aimed at nurturing emerging talent from Asia. Each year, 30 participants are selected from across the region to join us in Siem Reap, Cambodia, for an intensive week-long workshop conducted by international professional photographers who volunteer their time and expertise to be a part of this initiative.

Participants will expected to complete one photo story each during the workshop, and will be guided by their tutors through all stages – from conceptualizing story ideas and refining your photographic approach, to improving your techniques and the final, important step of picture editing. We believe in diversity and originality, and we want you to develop your own unique photographic style and vision.


Applicants must be either a student or professional photographer of Asian nationality with less than 5 years of professional experience.
The workshop will be conducted in English.
Participants will have to bring their own digital DSLR camera and laptop.
Participants should be able to use basic photo editing software (eg: Lightroom, Photoshop, Aperture etc.)

(Not sure if you qualify? Click our F.A.Q. tab above for more.)


Participants have to commit to being in Siem Reap for the full period of 1st – 10th December, 2016.
Under the guidance of tutors, all participants must complete one photo story in six days, which will be shown as part of the 12th Angkor Photo Festival on December 10th, 2016.
The last three days of the workshop will consist of portfolio reviews, seminars, and other activities organised for all participants.


The workshop is tuition-free, with no application fee.
Accommodation will be provided from 1st – 10th December, 2016. (Checkout on 11th December)
Participants have to make their own travel arrangements to Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Visa fees and transport expenses are not provided.


 Read this Application Guide & F.A.Q. first. Incomplete or incorrectly-filled forms will not be accepted.
 Application is done via our online form – click the Application Form tab above to access the form.
 The form will request for: a Brief CV/Resume, a Personal Statement (max 250 words), and a Portfolio of Work.

[ BRIEF CV / RESUME – What to include]

For Students:
Course and institution of study
Expected year of graduation
Any previous photography workshops/internships/courses attended

For Professionals:
Details on current and previous professional experience (including freelance and internships)
Any previous photography workshops/internships/courses attended


 We want to get to know you better. Tell us about your experience with photography, and why you would like to attend our workshop. (Maximum 250 words).


Your portfolio of work should reflect your vision and style as a photographer.
• Filename: All images should include your full name. (Eg: Amy_Tan_001.jpg)
 Number of images: Minimum 12 – Maximum 20 photos per portfolio
 Image Size: 2,000 pixels on longer side / 72dpi / JPG format / Medium quality (8)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops 2016

1 Comment

  1. hello , im zani . i want to know, that all passport and the transportation going to the Siem Reap, Cambodia?? when regestration , it have a fee or not?? basicly im freash graduate. but i want learns more about photography. thank you.