Bay Area | July, 2023
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Bay Area | July, 2023

We started July in Calgary, and we toted home some of the souvenirs below: a stack of records, and some dove-shaped coffee filters! And the next day, we stopped by Matt Horn’s fried chicken spot Kowbird in Oakland on the way to Napa. Wine tasting at Ashes & Diamonds And a wedding rehearsal for Whitney…

Bay Area | June, 2023
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Bay Area | June, 2023

June recap! Here are a handful of our moments around the Bay Area. First, dinner at Camper in Menlo Park. We walked around town and stumbled upon Abraham Vergese’s book talk at Kepler’s Bookstore. Also found this fun Lonely Planet book called “Where to Go When” that recommends travel destinations based on the month! Pretty…

Bay Area | April, 2023
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Bay Area | April, 2023

April! A month of treasure hunts and low-key hangouts with friends. Let’s jump right in! A bike ride to Wise Sons at the Ferry Building Farmers Market, with a stop by the Patagonia in Fisherman’s Wharf, napa cabbage in tow. The Wolverine Way, as read by this newly minted Michigan fan. And our final destination:…

Bay Area | March, 2023
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Bay Area | March, 2023

Hello March! We went to both Arizona and Wyoming in this month, but there were so many wonderful little gatherings around the Bay Area too. Let’s jump right in! Monthly accountability meeting, with some folks gathering in Oakland and the rest of us joining from the internet. Dinner and mahjong with the Garrisons, featuring some…

Baby Vasu/Cook| Oakland Family Photography
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Baby Vasu/Cook| Oakland Family Photography

What a special treat to meet Baby Vasu/Cook and to photograph him and his family, exactly a year after I photographed his parents’ heartfelt wedding celebration. I absolutely love all these sweet little moments below! Anna Wu is a wedding and portrait photographer based in San Francisco. View her work at annawu.com, follow her daily…

What to Wear for your Family Session
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What to Wear for your Family Session

Congratulations! You’ve decided on a portrait session and booked your photographer. Now, what to wear? Below are a few tips on planning the outfits for your group photo session. 1. Think about coordinating, not matching. You’ll want to look like you all belong together rather than all wearing the same exact outfit. Allowing everyone to…