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Photographer in Cambodia

Simon was born in Freeport, Grand Bahama to an English mother and and Italian father, he lived in Miami then spent his early childhood in Citadella, Veneto in northern Italy. In contrast, from age eight he grew up in Manchester England. On leaving high school in 80s Salford he trained and worked as a black and white darkroom printer and assistant interiors photographer.

In the late 80s Simon moved to London to study a media and art foundation at the London College of Printing, his portfolio led to winning a place at Central St Martins College of Art and Design's Fine Art Film and Video program.

 

Through the 90s he made several analogue Super 8 and 16mm experimental short film narratives. His graduating film was further developed screening at film festivals around Europe including the 1998 Brest European Short Film Festival winning an award for editing and sound, (European Competition Award Winner) before screening at the London Film Festival. After spending much time on this film Simon felt unsuited to the film industry and naturally turned to stills photography once again. 

In 1999/2000 Simon embarked on a road trip holiday through South East Asia with an Olympus OM1n 35mm stills camera. The freedom of working solo with a stills camera combined with the alluring aesthetics of SE Asia inspired him to relocate to Cambodia in 2003.

He gradually acclimatized and has since been based in Phnom Penh, working as a freelance commercial photographer shooting assignments for a broad range of local and regional clients, advertising agencies, NGOs and travel editorials.

 

CLIENTS INCLUDE

  • Acleda Bank
  • Amanjaya Hotel
  • Amret Microfinance
  • Angkoriana Hotel
  • Angkor Beverage Co. Ltd
  • Angkor Palace Resort and Spa
  • Arkoslight
  • Audi Cambodia
  • Axiata Group
  • ANZ Royal
  • BB World
  • Berry Apparel
  • Bougainvillier Hotel
  • Caltex
  • Cambodia Beverage Co
  • Cambrew
  • Celliers D'Asie
  • Chang Beer
  • DHL
  • FORTE Insurance
  • Farmlink Kadode
  • FV Hospital
  • Harta Packaging Co Cambodia
 
  • Heritage Line
  • Hello GSM
  • IBC - International Business Club
  • KFC
  • Lane Xang Beer
  • Liger Learning Centre
  • Malis Restaurant
  • MS Beverages
  • Nagaworld
  • Nokia
  • Pachem Dental Clinic
  • Pizza World
  • Princess Angkor Hotel
  • PTT
  • Red Apron
  • Tourism Malaysia
  • Topaz Restaurant
  • Total Petroleum
  • U-90
  • Unilever
  • Vattanac Bank
  • Wing
  • Yellow Pages Cambodia 
 

AGENCIES

  • Ads Com
  • Alkemi
  • Asia Motion
  • Avalon
  • Bite Productions
  • Bates Asia
  • Brand Solution
  • Bokehcambodia
  • Cade Advertising
  • Kilat Events
  • Maxcomm
  • Moon Media
  • MSA
  • Ogilvy Action
  • Orange Brand Elements
  • Phibious
  • Red Dot
  • River Orchid
  • 391 Films
 

PUBLICATIONS

NGOs

  • Asia Foundation
  • Bridges
  • Geres
  • Help Age International
  • International Peace Foundation
  • Plan
  • PSI
  • Red Cross Australia
  • World Vision
  • Youthstar.
 

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