Author archives: Anna

  • Mid-Autumn Festival

  • Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! Laura, Phil, and Tommy welcomed us into their home today for these tasty mooncakes and some delicious homemade dumplings. Check outside to glimpse the full moon tonight!
  • Sara & Phat

  • What a gorgeous day in wine country! My friend Shu-Jon Mao asked me to be a second shooter at Sara & Phat's wedding. While hanging out with the wedding party, I discovered some interesting ties, like the groom went to Lincoln elementary when he was little, and the bride and a bunch of her brides[...]
  • Lake Tahoe

  • Back on Labor Day weekend, we took a day trip to Lake Tahoe. Tahoe is that great big lake on the California-Nevada border, synonymous with amazing ski slopes three quarters of the year. But we checked out the summer version: empty ski villages and a day of beach hopping all around the top of the lak[...]
  • Sierra & Steve

  • Wow. Are these two not gorgeous!? Sierra and Steve were married last month, and though I wasn't at the actual wedding, I was so excited to shoot this special session with the two. Steve and I taught at the same school last year, and we also shared a special connection since we grew up in neighboring[...]
  • Erica & Robert's Wedding

  • Erica and Robert were married on a Saturday in late August in gorgeous wine country around Santa Rosa, California. You might remember Erica & Robert's engagement session when we got to roam around the entire property at Kunde Estate. We had such a great time, I knew this wedding would be a pleas[...]
  • Ilyssa Lu

  • What a great session yesterday! I spent two hours with Ilyssa shooting in different spots around her beautiful apartment complex in Mission Bay, San Francisco. I actually met Ilyssa through a mutual friend you may have seen here before-- actor Henry Chu-- they both have engineering degrees from the [...]
  • Paul Yen & Stacey Blase

  • Paul Yen! Paul is one of my good friends from Duke. He was home in Cupertino for much of the summer but is about to move out to New York City. Whether he decides to go to Parsons for design or work in advertising, he'll also be ready for any acting gigs that come along on the side. He promises to se[...]
  • Yasuko Tsunoda

  • On Saturday, I got to meet Yasuko, a pianist from Cal State East Bay for a brief headshot session. We ended up having a cool spontaneous adventure on our shoot. Walking up Oak Street from the Lake Merritt BART, we saw a restaurant with a cool brick and window facade. When someone from the restaurant[...]
  • tafLabs & tafMedia

  • I've been working this week at Taiwanese American Foundation, the summer camp I've attended since I was ten years old. I'm serving as part of tafLabs, a new program in which we develop projects to make awesome things happen in our community.To see some of the multimedia work we've been doing, fo[...]
  • Behind the Scenes: TAF 2009

  • Welcome to Taiwanese American Foundation 2009: Sprout! After a two-year absence on my part, I am very happy to return for my 13th year at TAF, this time as a member of the TAFMedia crew.Our first project of the week: given 24 hours, produce a video to be used as the Intro/Theme skit for the orie[...]
  • Amy Gillingham & Holly Attar

  • I had a wonderful double session with two lovely ladies at the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Apparently we have a lot in common: we discovered that all three of us had lived in Michigan and gone to school in North Carolina. And then we all converged in Cincinnati! haha. Amy, cellist, and[...]
  • Reviews on Yelp

  • I just set up a page for Anna Wu Photography on yelp.com: Anna Wu Photography on Yelp.If you've never heard of Yelp, it's a review site where people can post about their experiences with anything from restaurants to dentists. Yelp is based in San Francisco, so it's especially popular in the Bay [...]