In Search of the Real Bali Bali is a global tourist destination. So, it makes sense that Bali seems to be overdeveloped. People may complain about it–the overdevelopment. Most definitely there are less rice paddies (sawah) in Ubud than there was when I first arrived in 2010. But, if one is wanderer/adventurer, one doesn’t have […]
Two Worlds of Bali Steeped in tradition yet living in the modern world—the dichotomy of Bali.
My very first pet as an adult (on my own) was an adopted barn cat from Norfolk, England. Her name was Ally. Named after Ally Sheedy. That was back in 1985 when I lived in the UK. Since then, I’ve had a soft spot in my heart for felines. Connecting with kitty cats in Bali […]
Street Life Life is in your face on the streets of Indonesia. Bali is no exception. Beggars, vendors, street food sellers, & taxi drivers are a big part of every day Bali. This is why street photography here is never a dull moment.
Imagine climbing into that favourite cozy little cubby when you were a child–surrounded by your favourite books. Books that inspire you to dream and wonder in awe and imagination. Then Ganesha Bookstore in Ubud, Bali is a must visit for you while you are in town. Learn more and check out the new photos on […]
The Philippines as its Jeepney. Thailand has its Songthaew. Jakarta has its Angkot. Bali has its Bemo. Taking a Bemo ride an adventure in itself. Photographing a Bemo can lead to interesting and unique compositions. Here’s a small collection of examples.
Having a jalan-jalan through the pasar during the oleh-oleh time. Pasar Ubud has three distinct phases. Pagi-Pagi or early morning time. This is where authentic everyday Bali is at it’s best. Transition Time where the traditional market gives way to souvenir stalls. This is the best time to see the most things carried on one […]
Random photographs of my wanderings around Ubud during Bali’s most holiest time of the year.
Break out the Universal Donuts! It’s Party time! BaliStreetPhotographer.com was originally launched in July 2017. Gosh how time flies. I’m happy to announce two major design changes that should make finding info on the site easier! 1. Grid View for the News/Blog Page If you viewed the news blog on a large display before this […]
I’m pleased to announce a new addition to the Bali Street Photographer galleries. Please have a look at Paul Eveleigh’s wonderful photograph contributions. I especially love the composition work in these three lovely images. See the rest on Paul’s dedicated gallery.