Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
We were up before 5am to catch our ride out to Angkor and the famed temples. A slight departure from the precedent we had set in Thailand...
Without realizing it, we had arrived at the complex on a Saturday. Apparently, Cambodians have weekends, too. The place was crawling with tourists (to be expected) and it was a little difficult to wedge my way into a spot on the grass across the pond. But I got it (after an hour of sleek maneuvers).
I made plenty of frames, knowing that this was the shot I was after. What I forgot to do, and I'm still kicking myself for, is slip through to the other side and shoot the complex in the morning light or climb up into the hills and work for a new perspective. I was too busy exploring caves and taking photos of the locals, I guess. This is why when I shoot something big like this, I like to have a shot list with me. Helps with the tunnel vision I invariably get.
There's always next time.
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