A Long Way Home

PhotographerSusan Chabanier
PrizeHonorable Mention
CompanyNon
City/CountryPhnom Penh, Cambodia
Photo Date9/23/2012
Technical InfoCanon 50D, Lightroom enhanced
Entry Description

Taken in Boeng Kak district, the restricted area hidden by walls in the middle of city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia; as it's a long term-dispute-land between poor civilians and government. I only had a few minutes taking a few shots as the police came to ask to leave.

About Photographer

Susan Chabanier is a French-Indonesian photographer lives in Cambodia for the moment. Gifted in art, has been used to traveling and changing many different countries to live, experienced as a model, worked as PR in an international bridal and photo studio and experienced in marketing fields; have taught her eyes to see better view in photography art and found her passion into the art of photography. Photography has taught her to tell stories, the beauty of each detail, different angles of things and the art as well as patience and passion. She's been capturing pictures since her young age and completed her basic photography skill at Canon Imaging Academy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2012 and still keep learning. She likes to take pictures that tell stories and have a sense of art. So far, as International recognition, she has won: "A Long Way Home": Honorable Mention 2013 and 2013 Country Pick 1st of IPA (International Photography Awards) "HOT RIDE": 1st Winner of PX3, Prix de la Photographie Paris, category: Advertising 2014 "Moroccan Door": Honorable Mention winner in Architecture Category of International Photography Awards (IPA) 2014 "Window": Honorable Mention in Architecture Category of International Photography Awards (IPA) 2015 "Looking Forward": Honorable Mention in Architecture Category of International Photography Awards (IPA) 2015 "Knife Making": Honorable Mention in Fine Art Category of International Photography Awards (IPA) 2015 "A Vespa Journey": Honorable Mention in Architecture Category of International Photography Awards (IPA) 2015 "Boys Under Sunset": Honorable Mention category Non-Professional: Portraiture/Children of Prix de la Photographie Paris (PX3) 2015