Photo Ark by Joel Sartore
List Words : Graeme Green | 22 November

21 phenomenal images from the Angkor Photo Festival

From astronauts to cute pandas, and from the powerful and hard-hitting to the playful, here are 21 incredible photos from this year's Angkor Photo Festival in Cambodia


Panda Pampering, Yunnan Province, China (Adam Dean/Panos Pictures)

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Greetings from Mars, USA (Julian Mauve)

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Golden Days before they End, Vienna, Austria (Klaus Pichler/Anzenberger)

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La Famille, France (Alain Laboile)

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Yazidi, Escaping from ISIS, Iaq and Germany (Noriko Hayashi/Panos Pictures)

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On the Shore of a Vanishing Land, Ghoramara, India (Daesung Lee)

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The Resilient Nation, Somalia (Maria Gualazzini/Contrasto)

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1000 Miles, Canada and Alaska (Katie Orlinsky)

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Kharnak Nomads, Ladakh, India (Ronald Patrick)

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The Longings of the Others, Bangladesh (Sandra Hoyn)

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Winners and Losers (Joel Sartore/National Geographic Photo Ark)

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Sapeurs, Kinshasa, DR Congo (Vincent Bolsot/Riva Press)

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Arka Project (Yoppy Pieter)

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Futuristic Archeology, Mongolia (Daesung Lee)

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Cephas Bansah, The King, Eastern Ghana (Christina Czybik)

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Panda Pampering, Yunnan Province, China (Adam Dean/Panos Pictures)

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1000 Miles, Canada and Alaska (Katie Orlinsky)

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Venice, Italy (Marina Sersale)

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Greetings from Mars, USA (Julian Mauve)

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Swan Song Part II, FRance-Belgium (Marie Sordat/Box Galerie)

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Origins of Asian Rivers (Jongwoo Park)

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All the above photographers are exhibiting at the Angkor Photo Festival.

The 12th edition of the annual Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops will take place in Siem Reap, Cambodia from Dec 03-10, 2016. The festival features the work of more than 130 photographers from 45 countries, including Daesung Lee, Adam Dean and Noriko Hayashi.

The guest curator this year is Claudia Hinterseer, while tutorials will be run by photographers, including Kosuke Okahara (Japan), Newsha Tavakolian (Iran) and Antoine D’Agata (France). For more information, see angkor-photo.com

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