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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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Culture Photography

Selamat Pulang – Final Resting Place

Selamat Pulang is a fond way of saying a final goodbye to the recently departed. In Bali, the remains of the deceased are placed in a large (sometimes up to 15-20 metres tall as pictured here) black ox sarcophagus or lembu. The lembu will be carried to the final resting place (Pura Dalem — sea […]

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Culture Photography

Sister Jamu

A young Jamu vendor smiles for the camera in the early morning light at Pasar Ubud, Bali. Jamu is traditional Javanese herbal/medicinal drink typically made with tumeric,  tamarind, ginger, and honey. Yum! This portrait was taken on today’s tour (Saturday, 3 March 2018). I highlighted this spot for the my guests this morning because it […]

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Share Love – A quick meditation from Henri Cartier-Bresson

“To take a photograph is to align the head, the eye and the heart. It’s a way of life” ~Henri Cartier-Bresson I’ve been wanting to capture this prominent street mural for quite a while. It never felt right all the times I’ve walked by before. Today, it was different. It called to me. I stopped, […]