Bokeh – How to Make Portraits Pop!

Bokeh Technique - Bali Street Photographer

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 [...]

Sister Jamu

Pasar Ubud - Mbak Jamu - Bali Street Photographer - Ubud Bali

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 [...]