Ian Robert Knight Photography Blog
Ian’s Photography Blog is your source for insights about all things travel and photography. Check back often, to read Ian’s views on travelling for photography, and how he sees things when he’s there. You can also read stories more specifically travel-related on Ian’s other website.
The Yi Peng Festival
The Yi Peng Festival is one of the most visually stunning spectacles in Thailand. If you’re in Thailand in November, you must check it out.
Baan Batt Bowls
Many industries in Thailand have modernized for greater profitability. But the Baan Batt bowl industry is still operated by hand in Bangkok.
The Kayan People
Read about the Kayan People, an indigenous tribe in Northern Thailand and Myanmar, and find out what those neck rings are all about.
Thailand’s Pet Elephants
Thailand has had a long history with elephants, lasting many centuries. Now functioning as Thailand’s pet elephants, they lead a very different life.
Looking Back at the Forbidden City
Sometimes, the best photos are not in front of you. Read about how I view my surroundings, and about looking back at the Forbidden City.
George Town Art
In Malaysia, many of the cities embrace public art. George Town Art is among the best in the country, and definitely worth a visit to Penang.
The Falls at Klungkung, Bali
Visiting Bali is something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. When you’re there, be sure to check out the falls at Klungkung.
A Close Shave in Hanoi
When it comes to men’s grooming, Vietnam has got it figured out. Pull up a chair on any corner of the city to get a close shave in Hanoi.
Vietnam’s Traffic Troubles
Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City are where the worst of Vietnam’s traffic troubles are. If you think you’ve seen traffic jams before, wait ’til you see Vietnam.
Cool and Dry in Cambodia
It gets pretty hot and humid in Cambodia any time of year. Finding a place to stay cool and dry in Cambodia is something of a challenge.
Taj Mahal Photo Tips
The Taj Mahal has got to be one of the most visited locations in the world. Read these Taj Mahal Photo Tips and come away with better photos.
Yalta’s Pebble Beach
Ukraine beaches are like most on the Black Sea, with no sand to be seen anywhere. Despite the physical hardships, Yalta’s pebble beach is popular.
Cambodian History Lesson
Southeast Asia has had its share of shameful and traumatic periods. Read about one of them in this Cambodian history lesson blog post.
I had an opportunity to do the coveted Phoblographer Interview, and you can read it here – where I share advice for shooting street images.
Gondolas at Sunrise
Ask anyone to name a symbol for Venice, most would reply ‘Gondolas’. And photographing the gondolas at sunrise is the ideal time.
Happy Children, Bigger Smiles
There’s a lot of children in Bhutan, and almost every kid I’ve seen was smiling. It’s amazing to see so many happy children in one place.
Young Monk Takes a Beating
Monks are everywhere in Bhutan, since most males become monks at some point in their lives. The young monks are still playful at heart.
5 Monks on a Break
Monks are everywhere in Bhutan. When I was climbing up to the Tiger’s Nest monastery, I came across these 5 monks on a break having a laugh.