Beng Mealea of Angkor ruins

PhotographerShigekazu Kida
PrizeHonorable Mention
Companyshigekazu kida photography
City/CountryTokyo, Japan
Photo DateDec.2015
Entry Description

Beng Mealea was built in the 11th or 12th century. Since the people left this place, the ruins kept sleeping in the forest. When it is discovered again, the moss, the collapse progresses, it is eroded by trees, has a unique and mysterious landscape.

About Photographer

Shigekazu Kida is a professional photographer based in Tokyo. Shigekazu studied history and cultural anthropology at university. Much of personal work is considering nature, folk customs, history and people's relationships. Based on that, he is collecting things that are likely to be overlooked, those that will not be forgotten. In other genres of work, he is photographing cultural events, travel, entertainment, food culture and so on.