Category archives: behind the scenes

  • Maxine & Justin | Silver Moon Wedding Album

  • I am excited to share Maxine and Justin's beautiful wedding albums today! We created a medium 10x10" album with a grey silk cover, as well as a mini 6x6" album for the parents. I love how beautifully the debossing stands out on the textured fabric.Thank you to my friend Cassie for playing ha[...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | October, 2017

  • I was in town for ten days of the tenth month this year! And in that time, I packed in some wonderful gatherings with friends, one last walking tour, and another craft day! We kick it off with a wonderful low-country boil at Cassie and Michael's place.Shrimp! Sausages! Corn! Love it all and ate [...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | September, 2017

  • I was actually in town for the entire month of September! And I have the photos to show for it in this very packed post! Continuing previous themes, I went on a bunch of Oakland walking tours, held a craft day, attended a beautiful wedding ceremony, and checked out a bunch of museums and gardens. Le[...]
  • Philly | August, 2017

  • I spent most of August in Philadelphia, with watercolor sketches, lots of delicious eats, summer sun, and an eclipse! See below.Partial eclipse! With my cardboard viewer I rigged up that morning. A whole fish from somewhere in Chinatown; Luke's Lobster; Que Chula Es Puebla; Kensington Quarte[...]
  • Mitha & Virag | Chicago Wedding

  • I was thrilled to be able to attend my friend Mitha's wedding in Chicago-- as a guest! I met Mitha in college, and we shared a memorable class senior year called Arts and Human Rights, which was taught by a law professor who was blind, but only some of the time. I also went on a trip to Ireland with[...]
  • NYC | August, 2017

  • New York City for a weekend packed with shoots, friends, and good eats. See some snaps below.Chelsea Market and a cute little boutique nearby. I don't know, wall. What are we going to do?Food + art with Dom and Charinee.Frank Lloyd Wright retrospective at MOMA.Cred[...]
  • Win Son x Boba Guys | SF & NYC

  • I have a long-running relationship (ok, it's an obsession) with Boba Guys. Thanks to my Taiwanese American connections, I met the owners Andrew and Bin back in their early days, and I've been a loyal patron of their pop-ups and stores in both SF and NYC ever since. Recently, we doubled up on the Tai[...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | August, 2017

  • I was only in the Bay Area for the first week of August before taking off to the East Coast for the rest of the month, but in that first week I managed to visit two museums, go on a hike that ended in a wine tasting, and enjoy a few meals and meetups with friends. See my mini adventures below.Fi[...]
  • Chicago | Summer, 2017

  • I've been lucky enough to make three trips to Chicago this summer: to photograph a wedding, for a bachelorette party, and to attend a wedding! Below are some little snippets from all three visits. Trip number one: for Angie & Randy's wedding.Brunch with a bunch of TAF friends!Trip nu[...]
  • Unicorn Day!

  • Unicorn cake! Unicorn macarons! Unicorn cake pops! My friend and former bride Joyce (La Chinoiserie) teamed up with her friends from culinary school to create these delightful treats, and I showed up to eat and photograph them. SO FUN! Scroll to the bottom for credits and to find out how to order yo[...]