Tags archives: places

  • San Francisco Bay Area | April-May, 2017

  • Everyday adventures around the Bay, from April to May!Open Studios in the Mission.  This last little one is my watercolor kit! Happy Birthday, Tiffany!New ramen spot in Soma.Silly creative entrepreneur friends.Kev, Jenny and Ellie visit the Bay! At Tartine Manufacto[...]
  • Park Winters Site Visit

  • One and a half hours northeast of San Francisco, tucked away in an expanse of open fields, is an adorable inn and barn that serves as the perfect little wedding venue: Park Winters. My friend Tiffany will be getting married there later this year (and I will be photographing it). This spring, Park Wi[...]
  • 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 | February, 2017

  • Travelogues from around the Bay Area, February, 2017. We kick it off with a multi-birthday celebration at Leo's Oyster Bar!Favorite.Tuesdays Together San Francisco, a gathering of creative entrepreneurs.Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek.Giant aloe plants! Mom for scale. [...]
  • Presidio Venue Showcase

  • The Presidio is such a special area in San Francisco. It's a national park spanning the entire northwestern corner of the city, and it comprises forests, beach, nature trails, and several gorgeous wedding venues. In short, it's one of my favorite things about the city. I was thrilled to be asked bac[...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | November, 2016

  • Snapshots from my Bay Area adventures this past November.A little shadow play at Little Gem. Tai Chi Jian Bing.Scouting Jordan Winery for a surprise proposal! Always lovely to take a little Napa retreat. We picked up some goodies from the Dry Creek General Store and headed[...]
  • Museum Hack at the de Young

  • "Imagine your drunk best friend," said Casey, " crossed with a well-researched museum docent." So described the kind of tone promised by Museum Hack in its alternative, modern museum tours. I was excited to test out one of these "Un-Highlights" tours when they offered me a pair of media tickets. Gra[...]
  • 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[...]
  • Black Diamond Alpacas

  • ALPACAS! Squee! I have this thing with alpacas. They are funny looking and wonderful, and ever since spotting some in New Zealand, I've been seeing them everywhere. (Or partly seeking them out everywhere.) When one of my clients told about Black Diamond Alpacas in Brentwood, about an hour east of Oa[...]
  • 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[...]
  • Ellie's First Birthday

  • The field of competition for 'most adorable one-year-olds' is fierce, and everyone has their biases, but I'll put my vote in for Ellie. She is such a happy baby, a great sleeper, and definitely has the best head of hair. Plus, she has the best possible parents in my friends Jenny and Kevin. The[...]