CAMBODIA PHOTO ADVENTURE TOUR!










Hi! We’re Matt and Katie, a husband and wife photography team from Queensland, Australia. We’ve run successful photography businesses for nearly 8 years, but our #1 passion is definitely travel.

We travel … a lot!

2010 – 2 months overseas.
2011 – 3 months overseas.
2012 – 4 months overseas.
2013 – 3 months overseas so far!

Our photography has taken us to over 18 countries so far, and Cambodia is definitely one of our favourites.

Last year, Matt was named 2012 AIPP Queensland Travel Photographer of the Year. This year, Matt was a Top 3 Finalist in the category, with Katie taking out the title to become 2013 AIPP Queensland Travel Photographer of the Year.

Katie is quick to mention that she didn’t enter in 2012 😉

We cannot wait to spend 8 amazing days with you in this country that we love so much.





OUR TOUR GUIDES

Our local guides for the tour will be Doug Shobbrook and Sok So.

Doug has been traveling to Cambodia for nearly 5 years now. Along with his wife Izzy, they run a non-profit called “Harvest Cambodia” which provides education and teacher training for a new generation of Cambodian students and teachers.

Sok So is a true-blue Cambodian! He spent much of his formative years growing up at Angkor Wat, including time in residence with the monks there. Sok So also founded Stepping Stones School in his home village, which we’ll be honoured to visit as part of this tour. The school and village are located in a remote rural area outside Siem Reap.

Doug is also a talented photographer, and Sok So is a keen amateur as well.

We couldn’t ask for better guides for the tour than these two guys!

RARE AND UNIQUE PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES!










The rooftop pool and bar at City River Hotel, where we’ll all be staying.

The food is amazing!

Incredible photo opportunities and great company!



ALL THE DETAILS!

This trip isn’t a workshop as such, but you will certainly learn and grow as a photographer during our time together. We’ll be there to assist you and answer any questions you have.

You’ll return home with incredible photos, stories, knowledge and a renewed passion for photography and travel.

All experience levels with photography and travel will be catered for on this trip, from beginner to experienced.

Highlights of the tour will include tours of Angkor Wat, Ton Le Sap Lake, Central Markets, Monk’s Pagoda and so much more!

Another highlight of the whole tour will be the privileged time we spend with Sok So as he guides us around his home village. This local connection gives us access to people and places that no tourist ever gets to see. This is the real Cambodia and not many photographers receive this honour.

We’ll also visit Stepping Stones School, which was founded by Sok So to provide a quality English education to the children of his home village.

A portion of the trip fee goes to support the work of Harvest Cambodia and Stepping Stones School.

How do I secure my spot?

Send us an email using this contact form: http://mattandkatieblog.com.au/cambodia-photo-tour-contact-us/

We will respond to the emails in the order that they’re received. To secure your spot you will need to pay a non-refundable retainer of $750 AUD. First in, first served.

Our last tour sold out in just over a week, so be quick!

What’s included in the fee?

– Airport Pickup and Drop-off
– Twin Share Accommodation for 7 nights from 17th to 24th May (single rooms available for a small extra charge – just ask).
– Transport
– Lunches, water and snacks while out shooting
– 3 Day Temple pass
– Floating Village pass
– Welcome and Farewell Dinner
– Sok So and Doug as our awesome Tour Guides!

What’s NOT included?

– Your airfares to and from Siem Reap, Cambodia, travel insurance, entry/exit visas
– Some lunches
– Evening meals and drinks ($5 gets you an amazing meal!)

Suggested Airlines

Flights at the moment are really cheap!

– Singapore Airlines
– Virgin Australia
– Air Asia (budget option)

Your destination airport will be Siem Reap, Cambodia.



If you have any questions, just click HERE to send them our way.

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The Fine Print.

– 1st payment for the trip ($750 AUD) is required at the time of booking.
– 2nd payment for the trip ($1,000) is due 2 months before the trip.
– 3rd payment for the trip ($1,000) is due 1 month before the trip.
– We’ll send you payment reminders 🙂
– ALL payments are non-refundable, but your place is transferable to another person.
– In the event you’re unable to attend, you will be solely responsible for finding someone to take your place.
– Matt and Katie are not liable for lost airfares or other travel related expenses

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Proposed Itinerary (subject to change)

Saturday the 17th of May to Saturday the 24th of May:

Day 1: Arrival Day
– Arrive in Siem Reap
– Transfer to hotel
– Doug’s critically acclaimed Siem Reap Afternoon Walking Tour
– Welcome Dinner in the evening.

Day 2: Temple Tour
– Sunrise shoot at Angkor Wat
– Private Angkor Wat monk’s pagoda visit and tour
– Sunset tours of Ta Prohm and Pre Rup temples

Day 3: Village and Market Day
– Chreave Village tour
– Psa Leu Market tour

Day 4: Beng Mealea temple visit with monks for private photo shoot
– Preah Kahn temple, sunset at Bayon temple

Day 5: Village, Farm and Stepping Stones School Visit

Day 6: Fishing Village Tour and Sunset Tour on Ton Le Sap Lake

Day 7: Editing morning/ Submit prints for printing – Farewell Dinner + Photo Exhibition Night

Day 8: Final Day
– Check out of hotel and transfer to airport





If you have any questions, just click HERE to send them our way.

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The Fine Print.

– 1st payment for the trip ($750 AUD) is required at the time of booking.
– 2nd payment for the trip ($1,000) is due 2 months before the trip.
– 3rd payment for the trip ($1,000) is due 1 month before the trip.
– We’ll send you payment reminders 🙂
– ALL payments are non-refundable, but your place is transferable to another person.
– In the event you’re unable to attend, you will be solely responsible for finding someone to take your place.
– Matt and Katie are not liable for lost airfares or other travel related expenses

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