Tags archives: watercolor

  • 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[...]
  • Chicago | Summer, 2017

  • I've been lucky enough to make three trips to Chicago this summer: to photograph a wedding, for a bachelorette party, and to attend a wedding! Below are some little snippets from all three visits. Trip number one: for Angie & Randy's wedding.Brunch with a bunch of TAF friends!Trip nu[...]
  • Philly | July, 2017

  • Jaunts around town in Philadelphia! I got to meet up with some old friends and also stepped inside the Masonic Temple for a tour.Looking out from the courtyard at Philly City Hall.Friends at the Parks on Tap beer garden pop-up in Shofuso Japanese Garden. Dinner with Colman & Am[...]
  • Philly | June, 2017

  • Welcome to my adventures in Philadelphia from last month! In which we try lots of great restaurants, we go on a Manayunk food tour, and I make a quick visit to a bunch of art museums.First off, my hundred-day watercolor project is still going strong! See more on my instagram @makelearndo.  [...]
  • 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[...]
  • Creative Retreat in Potter Valley

  • Soon after I returned from Amsterdam, I headed three hours north of San Francisco for a little overnight retreat with some friends. My friend Eileen is a photographer and a scout for Hipcamp, which is kind of like Airbnb but for campsites and outdoor-oriented stays. So she invited a group of us alon[...]
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Amsterdam! My friends Sun and Elliot have been living in Amsterdam for about two years now, and I've had it on my list to visit, especially since no one has anything but glowing reviews for the city. So we made our visit in the spring, just in time for tulip season. I'm saving the actual tulip field[...]
  • Berlin, Germany

  • In April, Justin and I made a little Europe trip for two weeks and visited some friends in Amsterdam and Berlin. In Berlin, Justin got to meet up with a friend from Shanghai who lives in western Germany, and I got to meet up with my friend Talya, who's now an opera singer with Oper Komische Berlin. [...]
  • Austin, Texas | April, 2017

  • We visited Austin, Texas, for our friends Colman and Amaris' wedding this spring and of course squeezed in a bunch of tasty food and a few neighborhood explorations while we were in town. See below for some of my snapshots from the trip!Torchy's Tacos with our friend Connie:  Wandering aro[...]
  • 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[...]
  • Portland | March, 2017

  • I visited Portland in late March to catch up with Angela and Chase for their portrait session and to just visit my friend Yifan and explore the city. it turned out to be a characteristic rainy/sunny mix for the season, but we still had plenty of mini adventures around the area.A wonderful te[...]