“Where are you going?” or “Mau kemana?” in Bali is equivalent to “Hey, what’s up?” And, the common local reply is, “Jalan jalan!”.
Canang sari is a form of banten or offering that is woven deep in the fabric of Balinese culture. If you know what’s behind these offerings, then you know Bali. Learn more about canang and view the full gallery.
Ogoh-ogoh are statues up to five metres high, which represent the negative aspects or all living things. They generally take the form of a local demon (some look downright obscene). The Balinese Hindu authorities try their best to ensure the statues are representative of the true spirit of the event, though an occasional Sponge Bob […]
These wonderful images were made during Bali Street Photographer’s Pasar Ubud Tour in June 2018. Les’ photography is the embodiment of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s decisive moment. Thanks so much for sharing, Les! All photographs and captions are by Les Telford. Follow Les on Flickr.
A simple hommage to the people of Indonesia Updated 1 December 2019 This collection is a romantic tribute to the Indonesian people that need to transport things (everything imagineable) from point A to point B. Oh, on two wheels no less. It must be love. Everyday Bali at Pasar Ubud. Full Gallery
I’m pleased to share Pasar Ubud Tour photos by Adrian of Artisanal Photo. Adrian is relatively new to Bali and street photography. Please enjoy Adrian’s fresh and new perspective of Bali and Pasar Ubud. All photos by Artisanal Photo. See the full high resolution series published on Artisanal Photo. Thanks so much for joing me […]
The Pasar Ubud Photography Tour was delighted to host Brian. Brian is a talented street photographer originally from South Africa. He’s a true traveler/explorer as demonstrated in the way he naturally blended into unfamiliar surroundings. It was a pleasure to observe Brian’s keen ability to see a photograph before it materialised (with remarkable patience) in […]
Bali Street Photographer Turns 1 Year-Old. Bali Street Photographer officially turned one-year-old on October 2018. What better way to celebrate than with an impromptu tour with Simon and his daughter Aurora from Australia. Both Simon and Aurora navigated through the busy narrow passageways with ease. They seamlessly blended into the bustling chaotic environment as true street […]
Not your average Balinese ceremony photographs A collection of images that attempt to show Balinese tradition in a more raw and pure form. These photos are candid and can be surreal. Hopefully I can show you more than the stereotypical images of Bali on social media and travel magazines. All photos © mark l chaves. […]
A homage of digital and film photographs of Bali’s beloved Bali dog. See the full image gallery here (updated regularly).
Sid’s story Having been exposed to the film industry since a very young age, I always aspired to become a filmmaker. While cameras were always familiar to me, it was my introduction to Henri Cartier-Bresson and Elliot Erwitt’s photography that proved life changing. Their unique perspectives has elevated my street photography and inspired my film […]
What is Artistic Street Photography? This gallery is dedicated to the more artistic side of street photography. I define artistic street photography to have at least one of these following qualities that dominate the composition. Minimalism Negative space Juxtaposition Surrealism Irony Abstractionism Cinematic ambience (includes moody images) Minimalism One or two main subjects at most […]
I was honoured to show-off the pasar to guest photographer Nick and his daughter Mia from the UK. Nick’s photos capture the exquisite colours found at Bali’s traditional markets. Thanks so much for sharing, Nick! All gallery photographs by Nick Holt. Visit Nick’s official website for more stunning photography! Follow Nick and Mia on Instagram […]
Fresh set of eyes Walking through the pasar with Paul was like having a fresh set of eyes. I mixed it up a little with the route. We paced ourselves slower than other tours I’ve led on average. We had more time —Paul arrived early! There was less hustle/bustle.. And, this time of year (Bali’s […]