James Morgan

James Morgan is a professional writer and award winning fine art documentary photographer. James merges a fine art aesthetic with a rigorously ethnographic methodology, stressing intimacy with his subject matter and working out of compassion, respect and understanding for the people and issues that he photographs.

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In pictures: The Kazakh eagle hunters of Bayan Olgii

THE Kazakh Eagle Hunters of Bayan Olgii live in the mountains of far western Mongolia. Having fled Kazakhstan two hundred years ago as the soviet empire advanced, these diaspora Kazakhs...

Singaraja, Bali 16/03/2010

  (Music Recommendation: The Field/Over the Ice) It’s Hari Nyepi today in Bali. The first day of the Balinese-Hindu calendar and there’s a 24-hour curfew from sunrise this morning until...

Kerobokan, Bali, March 2, 2010

(Film Recommendation: Latcho Drom/Tony Gatlif) I’m back in Bali now, it’s been too rushed to write for the last week or so. I’ve been feeling a bit ill the last...

Papua Diving, Raja Ampat, February 21, 2010

(Music Recommendation: Manitoba/Dundas, Ontario) We’re at Papua diving today, another eco ‘resort’, to meet with Max Ammer who is very much the pioneer of eco tourism in the region. The...

Misool Eco Resort, Raja Ampat, February 20, 2010

(Music Recommendation: Steve Reich/Music for 18 Musicians) We’ve spent the last week at Misool eco resort in the south of the Raja Ampat region, Misool is the main hook for...