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Miss Asian America Portarits

The winner of Miss Asian America 2018 Sophia Ng called me to take her portraits with the crown she has just won three days ago. While she had photos taken by many photographers during the beauty pageant...

Best Lighting Tips & Techniques for Event Photography

In contrast to other photography niches, it’s still necessary for event photographers to set up their lighting and ensure that adequate lighting will be available at the venue. Since every location shoot is unique, you’re bound to encounter different lighting problems at different locations.

How To Be a Model

Do you have what it takes to be a model? Many have dreamed of becoming a model, but only a handful of the fortunate ones would get a chance to be signed by a modeling agency.

People Love Us on Yelp

What does it take to earn the special recognition from Yelp? Well, it comes from a lot of happy customers who love our works and services.

Miss Hong Kong Erin Tjoe

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

The Joy of Maternity

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.

5 Reasons Every Business Needs Professional Photos

As a business owner, you can probably rattle of a list of expenses that keep your operations afloat. Marketing, payroll, and inventory are often some of the costliest for both mega corporations and small businesses alike, but photography is one that tends to be overlooked.

Wedding in Paradise Cove Hawaii

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...

Wedding Fanatasies

Photoshop gives photographers unlimited possibilities to manipulate images in creative ways. The following steps are the tricks I used in creating fantasy photos:

Game Developers Conference

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.

Dancing with the Cows

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.

Wedding at the Westin by Sacramento River

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.

Amdrea and Jason Tied the Knot

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...

Photo Collage for Kids

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.

Model Portfolio for Kara R.

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...

Oceano Hotel Wedding in Half Moon Bay

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.

Frequent Flyer Miles of Love

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...

Hollywood Style Wedding in LA

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...

Photographing Former US Vice President

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...

Mountain Winery Wedding in Saratoga

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...

Just Married! Amelia and Leon

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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