Angkor Wat Photography Tour - Sunrise to Sunset

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What To Expect

Experience sunrise at the temples of Angkor Wat then enjoy the countryside and get some photography tips throughout the afternoon. End the day at Pre Rup, Phnom Bakheng or Bayon for sunset photos or do a post-production workshop.


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  • Take long exposure pictures of the sunrise at the temples of Angkor Wat.

  • Capture the sunset at the Pre Rup, Phnom Bakheng or Bayon temple.

  • Guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 6 guests in order to allow participants to get utmost attention and take the best shots.


Photography Workshops in Siem Reap
Departs From:
Siem Reap
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
12 hours
daily at 5:00 AM
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Everybody knows Angkor Wat and Siem Reap, everybody wants to be there taking great pictures. The tour starts early in the morning giving us the great chance of capture the famous sunrise.

We will tell you everything you need to know about the place and everything you need to know about your camera in order to take the best pictures possible. Learn how to handle the manual settings of your camera and become familiar with the technical terms such as aperture, shutter speed and ISO. In addition, you will learn about metering modes, auto-focus modes, white balance and, more importantly, how to apply this knowledge.

Sunrise (Approximately 3 hours)

Pick up from your hotel at around 04:45, travel to the temples by TukTuk, and take long exposure pictures of the sunrise at the temples of Angkor Wat.

After sunrise, have breakfast in a local restaurant and get a basic introduction into manual camera settings.

Temple Tour (Approximately 8 hours)

Starting at Ta Prohm, spend time photographing the Angkor trees. After Ta Prohm we head to Banteay Kdei, Sra Srang, Pre Rup, and Elephants Terrace. On our way we will stop at rice fields to photography the Cambodian countryside.

In addition to standard camera settings we will also experiment with filters such as ND filter, polarization filters and gradient filters.

Drop off at your hotel will be at around 17:00.

The tour covers following camera related topics:

  • Manual camera settings - how to use aperture, shutter speed and ISO

  • Insight into light metering, auto versus manual focusing, white balance, and advanced camera settings

  • Long exposure photography and HDR photography

  • Hands on trial with photographic filters such as gradient filters, ND filters and polarization filters


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Transportation via TukTuk

  • Sunrise photography

  • Temple tour


  • Temple entrance fee

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks

Please Note

  • Camera equipment is needed. Tripod can be provided if you can't bring your own. Please indicate request upon booking.

  • Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 6 guests.

  • The following information will be required upon booking:

  • Type of camera you will be bringing

  • Photography skill level

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 61 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 60 days or less prior to date of activity.

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