Stunning Images of the Ancient Temples of Angkor Reveal a Photographer’s Artistic Vision

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SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA.- Visitors to the ancient temples of Angkor experience a confluence of history, majestic architecture and isolation. A collection of artistic photographs by American pictorialist John McDermott presents a visual experience that closely matches the awe-inspiring reality. Elegy: Reflections on Angkor (McDermott Gallery, hardcover, $75) is the first comprehensive collection of McDermott’s photography as well as a visual tour-de-force. Elegy is available exclusively through Amazon and www.asiaphotos.net. The tour-de-force impression of McDermott’s photography emerges from the subject matter and the photographic technique. McDermott, who has been described as “the Ansel Adams of Angkor” by the New York Times, first visited Angkor Wat on October 24, 1995 when he experienced the majesty of the temples during a solar eclipse. This unique visual experience influenced