Tags archives: berkeley

  • Flowerland Watercolor Date

  • Flowerland is truly as it sounds, a wonderland filled with plants of all kinds, and all adorably presented. It's located in Albany, near Berkeley, and I headed there with my friend Pam for a mid-week watercolor date. This leaf already looks like real-life watercolors. Pam and I eac[...]
  • Rose Garden Editorial

  • We headed over to the Berkeley Rose Garden for this lovely editorial shoot with florals by Jessie of Handsome Flowers, jewelry from Tess Young, dresses from Armours and Anguish, and our model Ruby. See some of my favorites below!       Anna Wu is a wedding and portrait p[...]
  • Stephanie & Ian | 2 Years After I Do

  • Anna Wu Photography is celebrating 10 years in business this month! In honor of the anniversary, I'm catching up with past clients to see where they are today, in my "After I Do" series.Today we catch up with Stephanie & Ian, who were wed at the Berkeley City Club on September 5, 2015.So[...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Whitney & Matt | A Heartbreaking Love Story

  • Whitney and Matt's love story began seven years ago when they met in college and immediately became inseparable. In 2013, on a beautiful day at sunset, Matt proposed to Whitney at the Lawrence Hall of Science, overlooking Berkeley, Oakland, and the entire Bay. Shortly after they were engaged, Whitne[...]
  • Stephanie & Ian | Custom Leather Wedding Album

  • Here's a glimpse at another beautiful wedding album! Stephanie and Ian were wed at the Berkeley City Club and had beautiful art deco details in their decor that went perfectly with this Tiffany blue album cover.I always love a clean, timeless layout. No overlays or crazy borders; jus[...]
  • Far Leaves Tea, Berkeley

  • This cozy little cafe is one of my new favorite tea spots in the Bay Area. Located on San Pablo Ave. in Berkeley, Far Leaves Tea serves traditional Asian teas in a quiet setting. It can be a little confusing to enter the space at first; they seem to have quite a loyal following of regulars, but the [...]
  • Teance, Berkeley

  • Let's take a little peek into Teance, a store in Berkeley's West 4th shopping district.The store sells a variety of single-origin teas sourced from Asia. In the center is a round table where you can order full tea tastings, and in the back is a small cafe area with seating upstairs. We sam[...]
  • BAMPFA | Berkeley Photography

  • I never particularly loved museums growing up. That's not to say I didn't still find myself in a fair share of them, but I would rarely select a museum over another activity or just wandering a city. It's only in the last couple years that I've found myself drawn to these places. I think especially [...]
  • 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 [...]