Street Photography in Malaysia

From shooting with Yaman Ibrahim in a busy street market in the old quarter to using Jedi mind tricks to set up a tripod in a restricted zone on top of the Petronas Twin Towers, episode 3 takes you on an entertaining adventure though Kuala Lumpur, an incredible city for all types of travelers and photographers alike.

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In this episode, Elia takes a double-decker limousine bus over the border from Singapore to Malaysia. The scenery quickly changes from a metropolitan cityscape to a lush countryside until arriving in the densely populated Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur.

Local photographer, Yaman Ibrahim, shares his passion for street photography and some of his favorite spots in the historic old quarter. Then he takes Elia outside of his comfort zone to shoot some colorful characters around secondhand market, Pasar Karat, near the famous Petaling Street.

No visit to Kuala Lumpur would truly be complete without some cityscape photography. Learn how to use Jedi Mind Control and ninja tactics to inconspicuously set up a tripod, where no tripods are allowed, and capture the rapidly changing sunset and blue hour light over the world-famous Petronas Twin Towers.

Guest Photographers

Moments In Time Guest Yaman Ibrahim

Yaman Ibrahim

Portrait & Travel Photographer

Learn more about Yaman Ibrahim

YAMAN IBRAHIM is a full time Malaysian photographer based in Kuala Lumpur. His experiences as an art teacher and a Senior Manager in Creative and Multimedia gave him the knack to appreciate the finer things that others overlook. His interest in photography brewed since childhood and now has materialised into a full time career.

His achievements and awards both locally and on an international level has inspired him to explore a new level in photography through experimentation in order to produce enviable photographic results that can be a benchmark for budding photographers. It has been ten years since he received his first recognition for the hobby that turned into a profession. It is certain that as the years progress, so will his abilities and talent.

Yaman is deeply passionate about all forms of photography from landscape, architecture, nature, documentary to portraits.