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Opportunistic Street Photography Today, after running some morning errands. I was stuck in the middle of a huge traffic jam in the centre of Ubud. That usually means one thing--upacara. In other words, there was a Balinese Hindu Religious procession in progress. Rather than waiting in the hot sun inhaling exhaust from dozens of idling [...]
Beauty in the Mundane During all the years I've lived in Ubud, I've never seen the Ubud Palace being completely smoked-out. In this case, fogged-out. Even though fogging for mosquitoes is a common thing in Bali, this scene at the main gate to the palace is not something you see every day. Here, we have [...]
Another way to make your street photography stand out is to photograph people that stand out. Today, I took a short break at my fave crepes spot (Confiture de Bali) in Ubud. This stylish young woman (pictured above) pulled up in front of where I was sitting. If you want some tips on what to do [...]
Upacara Agama (Balinese Religious Ceremony) Balinese ceremonies (Upacara) in some shape or form are held every day on the Island of the Gods. Major ceremonies like the one these men are going to occur almost every week. You are guaranteed to see an upacara if you stay for a few days in Bali. This is [...]
I'm not a huge fan of photographing signs. But, this one couldn't be passed up. Now always remember that you are a genius.
While on assignment on Nusa Lembongan, a small island off the coast of South Bali, we spotted this beautiful Bali dog foragging for food in the ocean. We've rescued and adopted many dogs over the years. Yet, I've never seen a dog actually "fishing" before. And, the traditional jukung (outrigger boat) presented a picturesque backdrop [...]