On the Road in East Java

On The Road With Bali Street Photographer

Feature photo from the archives. On the road in East Java. Cultural Diversity A short ferry boat ride across the Bali Strait from the port town of Gilimanuk, Bali lies the seaside town of Banyuwangi. Banyuwangi is located on the eastern tip of Java. It's here where island of 1,000 temples gives way to a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]