Anne Holmes is a photographer and communications specialist currently based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
A classically trained artist, she received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2003. She moved to Asia in 2005, and has since covered conflict, environmental, and development issues in Africa, the Middle East, and Western and Southeast Asia for press and humanitarian outlets.
Her work has been published internationally and exhibited at major photography and film festivals, including New York Photo Festival, Geneva Film Festival & International Forum on Human Rights, and Angkor Photo Festival.
She regularly leads media training workshops, and is invited to lecture on subjects related to photography.
In 2014 she joined the team at Angkor Photo Festival for the 10th Edition, rewriting core communications materials; and developing partnerships, fund-raising strategies, and web tools.
She is currently Photo and Layout Editor at Khmer Times, and Creative Director of the French supplement L’Hebdo, an emergent print and web media platform in Cambodia.
In 2008, ZDF/Germany and Arte/France aired an exclusive program on Zoom Europa about Anne’s coverage of the post-election violence that shook Kenya that same year. Watch it below:
Anne Holmes is a freelance photojournalist based in Cambodia, specializing in post-conflict, environmental and human rights issues, working largely in Africa, the Middle East and Western Asia for NGO, editorial and corporate clients.