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 [...]
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.
Bokeh comes from the Japanese word boke (ボケ), which means "blur" or "haze", or boke-aji, the "blur quality." Bokeh is pronounced BOH-Kə or BOH-kay. ~According to Nikon USA's website. Bokeh is a technique that generally gives portraits a pleasing aesthetic while drawing the eye towards the subject--making the model pop out. The trick is to [...]
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 [...]