VIDEO : Songkran Thai New Year Water Festival – Chiang Mai, Thailand

I spent most of the day yesterday running around with my camera filming for my client in the battle field ... of the biggest water fight in the world! Thailand New Year (known in Thai as "Songkran") started early at 6 for the official monks receiving alms ceremony and then I was into the crazy cross fire of the semi automatic water weapons, loaded with icy cold water aswell as warm dirty moat water well into the afternoon. The buddha procession joined later in the day, keeping the … [Read more...]

Thailand: Jumbo Queens Feed Elephants in Jumbo Banquet

I was contracted to film the Jumbo Banquet. The ladies of the Jumbo Queens competition, a beauty contest for women weighing at least 80 kilograms (176 pounds), joined the elephants of the Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo in Thailand for a gala banquet on May 1st 2014 in the honour of the gentle giants. More than 6,000 kilograms (13,230 pounds) of fruit and vegetables were served to the elephant guests, with children and local residents invited to take part in the annual … [Read more...]