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Address: Pokambor Avenue | FCC Complex, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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+855 12 274 274
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Dedicated to fine art photography of Asia, McDermott Gallery was founded in...

Dedicated to fine art photography of Asia, McDermott Gallery was founded in 2004 by photographer John McDermott. The New York Times called him the Ansel Adams of Angkor, writing that "McDermott's pictures are not just beautiful but iconic." McDermott Gallery has two locations in Siem Reap: at FCC Angkor and at Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor. Additional work may also be viewed at Belmond La Residence d'Angkor and Anantara Hotel & Spa.

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Good break from the sun hahaha

Honestly walking around Siem Reap can be a very hot experience in the sense that the sun literally bears down on us. So when you see something like this, cool n quiet n elegant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly walking around Siem Reap can be a very hot experience in the sense that the sun literally bears down on us. So when you see something like this, cool n quiet n elegant, it is such a nice haven to run to and then BANG get surprised by all these awesome photographs.

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Thank elfin27
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first 3 days I'd biked & hiked through the city-temples of Angkor. Day 4 I happened to swing by this Art Gallery (walk in, free admissions) and it really cemented all the experiences I'd gathered; to be honest, more than the National Museum down the road! Taking a seat in the AC chilled space I opened Jim's book and... More 

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Thank Harry F
George Town, Malaysia
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This photographic gallery is easily found, being attached to the hotel FCC behind the Royal Residence on Pokambor Avenue. The images of Angkor Wat are all in black and white and as they were taken around 20 years ago when there were very few tourists there is no impediment to the visual representation of the historic wonders. Entry to the... More 

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Thank Fyti
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

John's work is beautiful. It's interesting to visit and see his work. If you go to the gallery before visiting the temples, his work will inspire you. If you go to the gallery after you visit the temples, you will appreciate how good his work really is. There are galleries at Raffles and the Foreign Correspondents Club. His book Elegy... More 

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Thank Richard W
Aurora, Colorado
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stopped in to check out the gallery after having a drink in the hotel bar. The pieces on display are plentiful and gorgeous black and white works, all images of the Angkor Temples. We purchased one piece after taking a look at all the works and look forward to having the piece framed soon. Highly recommend stopping in here... More 

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Thank RileyPete
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

A nice small gallery with interesting infrared work. I can't imagine it gets too many visitors but u was really impressed with the photos.

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Thank Charles C
Goostrey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Couldn't find where to review the Raffles gallery. Amazing images that will whet your appetite if you've not yet been to the temples or make you yearn to go again. Free entry and only found as we went for afternoon tea at the hotel.

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Thank cheshirepaul2015
SF Bay Area, CA
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

I found this gallery by accident one evening and was glad I found it! The gallery I visited is not connected to a hotel and has only one level, not two. (I understand there is more than one gallery in Siem Reap.) There are amazing photographs, ranging in price from very expensive to very affordable (posters, cards). I had hoped... More 

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Thank RebeccaGrad1971
Singapore River, Singapore
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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

I have been travelling to Siem Riep for close to 20 years and have been lucky to have several photo/posters and publications from John McDermotts studio at the FCC hotel John captures the essence of Angkor like no other his ultra low light film is impossible to buy any more and there is something more than you can ever get... More 

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Thank Leighw1967
England
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

McDermott is a brilliant photographer who presents his work using art printing methods. The larger top of the range pictures are very expensive - we bought mid range - but everyone can afford the postcards

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