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 [...]
Street Life Life is in your face on the streets of Indonesia. Bali is no exception. Toy Bicycle Vendor Outside Naughty Nuri's - Bali Street Photographer 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. Street People [...]
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. Artistic Street Portraiture through a Bemo WindowAn Angkot in East JavaA Balinese Woman Blocks [...]
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.
I learned more from Mark than I did on an expensive photo tour. Like how to use light, composition and story telling. I cannot recommend Mark highly enough. If you take only one photo tour in Ubud, take this one. Ten out of ten. ~Paul Eveleigh Thanks so much for your kind words, Paul! It [...]
This market stall vendor has closed up her stall, packed up her scooter, and now attempting to make it to the open road. Ah, the challenges of everyday Bali. See this new addition and more like it on the Meals (and other things) on Wheels gallery.