5 Strategies on Finding Models to Work with as a Photographer

Perhaps you are a landscape photographer transitioning into a portrait photographer. Perhaps you have had a camera for a while and want to use it more often. There are many reasons why you want to start to shoot with a model, but you don’t know how to find them. This perhaps is the number one

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How I Found Myself Freaking Finally!!!

  For months I have been asking myself what is Emma Li all about? All I could come out with is fashion and photography, photography and fashion. Round and round I go. The answers are not very satisfying as you can tell. I was taking these photos, and I wonder why I was making these

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Let’s Talk About the Millennial Problem: Impatience.

  Patience is a virtue, but we millennials got none. As a millennial, we all get big dreams. We don’t want to be normal. We see “success” happened to other people who are our age or even younger. Youtube and Instagram made it possible for normal people to be influencers and have their own voices

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3 Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss in San Francisco this Winter

Time sure goes by fast this year, next thing you know it is going to be winter. Here in the Bay Area, we never really have it cold, but it doesn’t mean we should skip all the winter  festivals in the area. From holiday celebrations to night life and restaurant events, there’s a lot going

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Finding the Right Photographer to Work With

Being in front of camera has taught me a lot about photography. Because both the model and the photographer make a photo. Now I have shot with quite a few different photographers, I took notes from the subject’s perspective. One thing we might overlook is that when the photographer is nice and genuine, it evokes

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How to Plan a Cross Country Road Trip

Last year Brian and I did a two months’ cross-country road trip that covered 27 states, 14 major U.S cities and 15 National Parks and Monuments. Many friends asked for our recommendations and how we did it. I thought I would write a piece that would help future road trippers plan a cross-country road trip.

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Imaginesville Is Going to Be Three Years Old

“Live the Life you’ve imagined.” I wrote the quote on a piece of paper many years ago and it has been on my wall (actual wall) since. This is also why I started imaginesville, a place where people live up to their imaginations and inspirations. It’s an imaginary place where all the creative people live.

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My First Vlog – California Coast

I finally got to see my hubby last week at the wineyard in Mendocino (North Bay) he was working at. We juiced some grapes and made two trips to the coast. I learned what pinot noir is. The north coast is beautiful. I put together a video that highlighted a few locations that I think

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