Blurry on Purpose (Balinese Muscle)

Finding creative ways to photograph a body building competition in Kuta Bali by Bali Street Photographer

A couple weeks ago, I found myself in the middle of a body building contest in a shopping mall in Kuta, Bali. Does the word surreal come to mind yet? So, what does a passionate street photographer do in this kind of situation? Pack up the camera and pull out the Visa card to do [...]

Tour Photos from Stacy

Stacy on the Pasar Ubud Bali Street Photographer Tour

Stacy in action by mark l chaves. Stacy enjoyed the tour so much she did it twice in one week. I'll take that as a compliment. 😉 Thanks for joining me two times while you were in Bali, Stacy. I'm honoured! And, I appreciate you sharing some of your photography from the pasar. © Stacy [...]

What is Artsy Street Photography?

Artistic Street Photography - Ubud Bali April 2019 - Bali Street Photographer

Finally, a photo gallery dedicated to the artistic side of street photography. The artsy style of photography is near & dear to me. So, I am happy to share this and welcome your comments. Definitions & Examples This might be the most complete collection of artistic street photos in one place. And, it's complete with [...]

Guest Photographer Sid Kannegnati from India

Guest Bali Street Photographer Sid from India by mark l chaves

While cameras were always familiar to me, it was my introduction to Henri Cartier-Bresson and Elliot Erwitt’s photography that proved life changing. ~Sid Kannegnati After some scheduling challenges and dodging the remains of a long rainy season, Sid & I finally met. Thanks for joining the tour and creating some wonderful street photography, Sid! Please [...]

Selamat Pagi (Good Morning)

Balinese Woman Grating Coconut (Nyuh) near Ubud Bali - Bali Street Photographer Tours

Street Photography Karma I believe in karma when it comes to street photography. I believe that if your mind & eye are open to all forms of beauty and your camera is at the ready, then good rewarding photos will come to you. I met this woman Grating fresh coconut (Nyuh in Balinese) on the [...]