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So wonderful to hear that my former client Erin Tjoe (朱愛倫) has won Miss Hong Kong beauty pageants! It wasn't long before she became the host for several TV channels including Green Travel Destination, the LA Fashion, and co-host of talk show Tailo
While traveling in Paris, Ann signed up with Silver Agency that represents models whose beauty defies time. She had to catch a flight back to the U.S. the next day, so...
You know you have an awesome client when she sends you her book that was just published. The back cover features the headshot I took of her and full photo credit was given...
Ever since the famous photographer Annie Lebovitz took an astonishing pregnancy portrait of celebrity Demi Moore, a new photography genre called maternity portrait was born.
So far, we had the wonderful opportunities to photograph weddings on a private island only accessible by boat in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, chic weddings in Manhattan New York...
Photoshop gives photographers unlimited possibilities to manipulate images in creative ways. The following steps are the tricks I used in creating fantasy photos:
Leanel and Jordan met online on a Christian dating website. I can't remember how many weddings we photographed were met through online dating, but the number is definitely increasing.
So cool to be hired by Amazon to photograph GDC (Game Developers Conference) all week long at Moscone Center. VR/AR games are the hottest trend this year. Amazon is serious about gaming and offers skillful tools from game development to publishing.
Born and raised in Petaluma, Joseph has been visiting his friend at a barn on the mountain since high school. After the wedding proposal to his sweet heart Joanna, Joseph called me to shoot their engagement portraits at the barn.
The Sacramento River is a long inland river in Northern California that flows into Suisun Bay. Tucked away from the bustling California capitol, the Westin was in a tranquil location along the river. Witnessed by around 150 guests, the wedding ceremony was held outdoors right by the river.
The couple loved the architectural elements of Golden Gate Bridge and bricks at Fort Point. It's a distinguished spot that has both modern structures and vintage textures.
Freedom Hall and Gardens is a popular venue for weddings. Nestled right by the Great America theme park and surrounded by office buildings, the garden features a tranquil pond and giant redwood trees.
Marine's Memorial Club and Hotel have been one of our favorite wedding and event venues. We lost count of how many weddings we have photographed there...
Shooting kids is a different world than shooting grown-ups. I feel like a clown when I photograph kids. Kids have short concentration timespan. The photo session needs to be done quickly before they lose interest.
Many people have dreamed to become a model, but it's not as easy as one would think. Besides the outer beauty and meeting the height and size requirement...
We could feel the cool breeze from the coastal weather along the relaxing scenic drive on highway onem as we unloaded our photo gears for wdding at Oceano Hotel in the charming Half Moon Bay.
Life is all about first impressions. Take your best friend or significant other for example; everything about that first meeting is embedded in your mind—
Manisha was on a blind date while studying medical program in German. She was expecting a guy named Lukas in the party but somehow her blind date didn't show up. Later that evening...
What a beautiful and lovely wedding couple! We just couldn't stop taking photos of them. Crystal looked like a goddess with her hair curled and down in a heavenly white gown...
his photo of my back was taken while photographing a wedding at U.C. Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science.
Genevieve and Noah drove down from Sacramento to get married at the splendid San Francisco City Hall. They reserved the Mayor's Balcony for a private wedding to accommodate a large attendance of families and friends.
Tina and Jason fell in love while majoring in Pharmacy at the university. They would chat on the phone for hours through the night, and...
What a fun wedding celebration for Kelly and Jimmy who exchanged vows at St. Ignatius Church in San Francisco and danced the night away at the Olympic Club.
It was a long distance relationship for Cindy and Roy when they started dating. The magic of love sure has accumulated lots of frequent flyer miles for Roy until this perfect day...
Known as Sweet Melissa, newspaper columnist and TV personality Melissa Griffin tied the knot with Christopher Caen, son of the legendary writer Herb Caen...
How fun it was to travel to L.A. to photograph a Hollywood style wedding, along with special guests as George Clooney, Brad Pitts, Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp. The moment the wedding couple Bi and Jimmy walked on red carpet...
Ascension Cathedral of Oakland is one of the grandest and most stunning churches in the Bay Area. The metal plates that frame the ceiling...
What an awesome opportunity to have a brief conversation and photograph the former U.S. Vice President and Academy Award winner for Best Documentary Feature An Inconvenient Truth. Mr. Al Gore was invited as the guest speaker at Deloitte's World...
Persian weddings involve many symbolic objects: Mirror "Aayeneh-ye Bakht" , Candelabras (brightness in their future); Poppy Seeds “Khash-Khaash” is used to break spells and witchcraft...
For Catherine the bride, it wasn't easy to plan for a wedding in such a short amount of time - just three months after Ian proposed to her...
As S.F. Giants fans, they had the wedding cake made into cupcakes with Giants logo. How cool!
t. Peter and Paul Church and Marines Memorial Club are both highly popular wedding venues in San Francisco. Built in 1924, the church was featured in the Clint Eastwood movies Dirty Harry...
SEPA hired me to cover a four-day convention at the San Jose Hilton, and I had a wonderful opportunity to meet and photograph Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on the last day.
It's been a while since I last photographed a wedding at the Piedmont Community Hall. So I arrived early to scout out ideal spots for portraits and lighting.
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