Category archives: behind the scenes
- Here we are, back in the land of neutral seasons. Snapshots from my San Francisco summer.
Renegade Craft Fair
28 Chinese at the Asian Art Museum.
Museum of Craft and Design:
Asha Tea in Berkeley.
Mathilda at the Orpheum with Nancy, and an ar[...]
- The Fairmount district of Philadelphia is marked by a row of world-class museums and sprinkled throughout with streets lined with brownstones. And then right in the middle of the neighborhood is a huge former prison: The Eastern State Pentitentiary. It was the first prison truly designed with 'penit[...]
- Rooftop views, summer pop-ups, cute restaurants, and lots of awesome art installations. Summertime in Philly.
Gorgeous views over the city from Le Bok Fin, a temporary pop-up at the former technical school.
I made a half-hearted attempt to get a pizza from Pizzeria Beddia, which [...]
- I was just in NYC again last weekend, but here's a little overview of my previous visit back in July. I arrived on the Fourth of July and got prime access to the Macy's fireworks show; hung out with friends and indulged in some good eats; and wandered the Flatiron district, the Whitney, and the enti[...]
- Boston is a pretty fun place to be for Independence Day. I was lucky enough to be in town to photograph Ami & Arjun's gorgeous wedding, and from Boston I then hopped down to NYC on the 4th of July to continue the festivities and celebrations down there. Here is a glimpse at my time exploring Bos[...]
- A country within a city. We paid a little visit to the Vatican while we were in Rome, waiting for an hour in a line that turned out to be the wrong line anyway, and eventually getting to see the Sistine Chapel. And this makes for the final post of our "KAMS in Europe" tour! Recap the entire trip her[...]
- Rome. The final city of our France & Italy trip. I had been to Rome once previously in high school and saw all the standard Rome sights, which is just as well, since we were greeted by a Trevi Fountain under scaffolding this time. We stayed in the Trastavere district and explored everywhere on f[...]
- Dream Job. It was so much fun to be hired by Dots Cupcakes in Pasadena to photograph their beautiful, delicious cupcakes for their new website. See just a glimpse of the goodies below.
Such a great shoot. If you're in the Los Angeles area, be sure to go grab some D[...]
- Cake party! We had such a lovely shoot with these wooden cake toppers from Brown Fox Calligraphy, cakes decorated by my friend Andrew Chao, and florals by Hawthorn Flower Studio. Here's a little glimpse at our three pretty cakes below:
Cake toppers: Brown Fox Calligraphy
- Cinque Terre, the 'five lands' in Italian, is a series of five fishing villages balanced charmingly and precariously along the coast of northern Italy. We took a train from Venice to the nearby city of La Spezia, and from there, we took the small train that connects the five towns. It's such a beaut[...]
- I was thrilled to help Melanie of Hawthorn Flower Studio photograph a floral lookbook for her new marketing collateral. One of my favorite venues, The Berkeley City Club, provided the perfect setting for our shoot. See it all below:
What a privilege to work with such tale[...]
- As a quick day trip from Venice, we took a vaporetto, a ferry boat, to the neighboring islands of Burano and Torcello. Burano is known for its colorful houses and handmade lace, and Torcello is the oldest continuously populated island in the Venetian Lagoon.
I made a collection of all the col[...]