Tags archives: oakland

  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | June, 2017

  • Here's a little glimpse of my June in the Bay: a craft night, a victory parade, a garden party, and a pile of rugs!First up, craft night at Do-Hee's studio (which has since been sold, so she's looking for a new space!) We all brought our own crafts to work on. Nicole's was macrame!Kayla [...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | March, 2017

  • March! Champagne, museums, the symphony, and a couple gardens. See my local travelogues below. Cheers! Champagne date with Rachael, Amanda, & Bri.Bouquets to Art at the deYoung Museum: a variety of floral designers create their own installations inspired by the art in the museum. [...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | Fall, 2016

  • Life has been pretty great this fall, photographing beautiful weddings and hanging out with friends and fellow creatives in my free time here in the Bay. Here are some scenes from around town, August through October, 2016.Wine and cheese with Kayla at Bay Grape in Oakland.A work party wit[...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | Summer, 2016

  •  Summer in the Bay! And more art-filled adventures. Here is just a glimpse of what June and July looked like for me.  I got back to the Bay just in time for the Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley featuring a whole panel on Taiwan. Author Shawna Yang Ryan signs some books, while Ho Ch[...]
  • 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[...]
  • Art Around the Bay | Spring in San Francisco

  • Art-filled adventures around the Bay from this April and May! First off, Pace Gallery teamLab in Menlo Park.The main exhibits are very instagrammable. They're mostly different light installations that run on infinitely variable algorithms, so they are supposed to factor in human interactio[...]
  • 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[...]
  • San Francisco | January & February, 2016

  • Scenes from my San Francisco Bay Area explorations in the last couple months.A hike at Cataract Falls, racing against the sun.Boutiques in Oakland's Temescal Alley. Asian Art Museum. San Francisco Ferry Building.General Store. Outerlands.Old Town, Oaklan[...]