Category archives: portraits

  • Maria of Wortpracht | San Francisco Portraits

  • Meet Maria, the talented calligrapher and illustrator behind Wort:pracht. We met at my studio to photograph some images for her brand new website, coming soon. Catch a glimpse below. You can find more of Maria's work on instagram, @wortpracht. Anna Wu is a wedding and portrait ph[...]
  • Ronny | San Francisco Musician's Portraits

  • Ronny is a talented pianist based out of San Francisco. He needed some new photographs for a new website he's building, so we met in the city for a brand new set of portraits and headshots. See a couple of my favorites below! Anna Wu is a wedding and portrait photographer based in the San Fr[...]
  • Green Island by Shawna Yang Ryan

  • On February 28, 1947 began the infamous events of "228," a widespread massacre of tens of thousands of Taiwanese by the Nationalist (KMT) government that had recently arrived from China. The 228 Massacre became a taboo topic in the subsequent years of martial law that extended through the 1980s and [...]
  • Heckerling Family | Atlanta Family Portraits

  • I love this family! I first photographed Raquel and Andy for their engagement session and their wedding over four years ago. They have since added two adorable little ones to their family, and when I made a brief trip to Atlanta last month, I got to meet and photograph the whole crew. Savvy blog rea[...]
  • Talya | Opera Singer Portraits

  • Say hello again to my beautiful friend Talya, who makes regular appearances on this blog. We met up for a mini photo session while I was back in Cincinnati this fall. See just a glimpse of the lovely opera singer below! Anna Wu is a wedding and portrait photographer based in the San Franci[...]
  • Maria | San Francisco Opera Singer Headshots

  • Maria is a young opera singer soon completing her Adler fellowship with the San Francisco Opera. Because she is building a new website, Maria wanted to refresh her old headshots and create some new portraits that would capture a bit of her personality too. I got to meet her at one of my bucket list [...]
  • Shawna Yang Ryan | Author Portraits

  • I first met and photographed Shawna six years ago, when her first book Water Ghosts had just been released by Penguin Press. Now her second novel has been completed and is available for preordering: Green Island. The book has been Shawna's labor of love over the last decade and is a work of historic[...]
  • Shoes & Sashimi | Piedmont Lifestyle Photography

  • I connected with Lauren, the style blogger behind Shoes and Sashimi, over instagram one day. Her style epitomizes the effortless, cool California girl. She asked if I'd be interested in a collaboration, and so we met up in her hometown of Piedmont for a lovely stroll and some casual portraits around[...]
  • Lindsay of Frances Lane | San Francisco Portraits

  • If you saw my birthday party back in January, you might have fallen in love with some of the beautiful dinnerware that I rented from Lindsay's company, Frances Lane. The She has goblets in every color imaginable, one-of-a-kind platters, and vintage plates and bowls all come together to create the pr[...]