Ini Bali / This is Bali

This is Bali by mark l chaves

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 [...]

Pasar Ubud Mornings

Chasing harsh light with Soul Therapist, Dia at Pasar Ubud. Bali Street Photographer

A Stage for Shadow Play A stage for an epic play of shadows--is what the pasar brings you just after the early morning rush. This is when the sun finally makes its way above the tops of Ubud's buildings. If you chase harsh light, then wait for it. You'll be rewarded. #chasingharshlight #ubudisamood Feature image [...]

A Nod to Elliott Erwitt

Angjing Bali (Bali Dog) Bali Street Photographer

Street (Dog) Photography This lead photo is my humble homage to the master street photographer Elliott Erwitt. Learn about Erwitt's dog street photography here. This photo of a Bali Dog at Pasar Ubud and four more images are now up on the I love Bali Dogs gallery. You can help support education, rehoming, adoption, and [...]