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Chasing Harsh Light During Transition Time

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.

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Frames & Layers

Showing how to create frames and layers using a phone during yesterday’s tour.

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To See Rather Than Look

One of the values of Bali Street Photographer is To See Rather Than Look This post is inspired by Streets of Nuremberg’s post called Wise Words of Photography. Read more about Bali Street Photographer’s values here. Share & enjoy!

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Beauty in the Mundane

Everyday Bali I contribute and support a few online photography forums. I enjoy seeing other people’s photos. I learn new things, see new perspectives, and get inspired. I definitely value people’s constructive feedback. Recently, I started to comment on a photo in a street photography group when I read some feedback that disturbed me. Here’s […]

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Culture Photography

Surabaya – Bali Street Photographer on the Road Series

New Series I always enjoy launching a new photo series. My goal for this new series is to share street photography of places outside of Ubud, Bali. A sort of Bali Street Photographer (BSP) on the road if you will. Surabaya The hero image for this post was taken last week (end of February 2019) […]

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Can Street Photography be Artistic?

You Decide–Artistic or Not? Above is an unconventional street portrait of a hat vendor in the foreground framed by a Balinese woman in the middle layer. For more on using layered street compositions, check out this article. Want to learn more about artistic street photography? View the dedicated gallery on Artistic Street Photography here.

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Culture Photography

The Story in the Eyes – Street Portrait

The story is in the eyes A Balinese family makes canang sari offerings for sale in the early morning light at Pasar Ubud, Bali. Read more about layered compositions.

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Adding Another Dimension to your Street Photography using Layers

Updated 1 January 2019. “Just as a good story should have a beginning, middle, and ending, so a good photograph benefits from having a foreground, middle ground, and background.” ~John Hedgecoe Emeritus Professor of Photography at the Royal College of Art, Queen Magazine, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Observer, Vogue, and Life. Feeling Flat? […]