Today, we were blessed with clear skies and harsh light. While in the middle of Bali's rainy season no less. About the photo: a market porter strides by a texting young adult and bemo shortly after 8 a.m. (transition time) in front of Pasar Ubud. Learn more about layered photograph compositions.
Magnum and Nat Geo photographer, Alex Webb has a super human way of photographing the streets. His uncanny eye and brilliant colour technique are unmatched in the art of street photography. I'm dedicating a new gallery inspired by Webb's artistic perspective of street photography. Here's a quick sneak peek of the new Light & Shadow [...]
Transition time at Pasar Ubud is when you will see the most things ever balanced on a human head in the world. Probably? Read more about transition time here.
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 [...]
Morning light in Pasar Ubud March 2019.
There's a saying, "Ubud is a Mood". If Ubud is a mood, then Pasar Ubud is where all the moods originate. The typical day at the Pasar starts between 3:30-4:00 am every morning. Pasar Ubud is where everyday life kicks-off. Thus, setting the mood for the day.
Ubud is a Mood During the day, there are three distinct moods at the pasar. The early morning is the timeless period. Bali's unadulterated essence is revealed from 4-8 am. The tourist aimed facades are non-existent. From 8-10 am is transition time. After 10 am belongs to the colourful tourist realm. If you are in [...]