Category archives: featured

  • Published | Shawna Yang Ryan, Ink Magazine

  • Today marks the 70th anniversary of the February 28 (228) Massacre in Taiwan. Tens of thousands were murdered by the Nationalist government that had fled China and taken over rule in Taiwan, and martial law was imposed for 40 years thereafter. Incredibly, Taiwan has since become a vibrant democracy [...]
  • Portrait Party | February, 2017

  • I've brought back my Portrait Parties! This was the third party in the series after a long hiatus from last year. The idea is very simple: I gather a small group of people, we throw ourselves a little party, and I take portraits of everyone. Each participant contributes to the party too, and we all [...]
  • Maxine & Justin | Engagement Guest Book

  • Here's a quick peek at Maxine and Justin's beautiful guest book we made with images from their engagement session. I love how the photo wrap turned out for their cover. The matte finish is perfect and modern. Just a few of the simple layouts inside: It's a perfect balance between featu[...]
  • 9 Reasons to Choose Dubsado Over Honeybook

  • The background: This is a post for my fellow creative entrepreneurs. Both Honeybook and Dubsado are client management systems designed to handle inquiries and the booking process, such as signing contracts and accepting payments. I was not asked by either of these companies to write this review, but[...]
  • Modern Tea | Editorial Shoot

  • I am so thrilled to share this tea party with you all. If you've followed me for a while, you probably know my love for tea time. But after having seen so many different takes on the vintage/garden party/Alice in Wonderland types of tea parties, I wanted to craft something a little different: a more[...]
  • Baby Naomi | Oakland Family Portraits

  •   It was such a joy to visit my friend (and talented florist) Melanie at her home to met her new baby and to photograph her family. Baby Naomi is now three months old! Meet her and the adorable family below. Absolutely precious. Congratulations, Melanie & Ow[...]
  • Tiffany's Lobster Feast Birthday Party

  • Happy very belated birthday, Tiffany! Back in April, my good friend Tiffany hosted a lobster feast for her birthday. The lobsters were flown in from Maine; Tiffany decorated with a loose nautical theme and her own calligraphy; we had the mesmerizing Oceans from Disney playing in the background; and [...]
  • At Home | Boudoir by Anna Wu Photography

  • An intimate boudoir session at home. The perfect gift for herself and surprise for her partner.     Hair & Makeup: Becky, BeautifulOne Makeup Artistry Boudoir by Anna Wu Photography is soft, beautiful, elegant, and always tasteful. It is less about seduction an[...]