Everyday BaliI 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 an [...]
New SeriesI 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. SurabayaThe hero image for this post was taken last week (end of February 2019) at an [...]
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.
Opportunistic Street Photography Today, after running some morning errands. I was stuck in the middle of a huge traffic jam in the centre of Ubud. That usually means one thing--upacara. In other words, there was a Balinese Hindu Religious procession in progress. Rather than waiting in the hot sun inhaling exhaust from dozens of idling [...]
"Mark was very friendly and took time to understand my level photography skill and interests to ensure that he provided the right level of guidance on the tour. His knowledge of the market and interactions with the local community helped ensure I got some great shots on the day. Definitely a worthwhile experience if you [...]
How do we really know what ultimately influences us to compose a picture before clicking the shutter? Should I be like all the other street photographers, or should I be different? How can I be different--is this even possible? If you've been into street photography for even a short time, these two questions should have [...]
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?During [...]