You guys know that I have a meetup group called SF Bay Area models, bloggers, photographers collective. We had two huge events on the weekend of Jan 20th. We partnered up with the Portrait Culture, Crafted Moment and the Capital One Cafe. We also had a workshop taught by Drenick and Miles. Here is a
Let’s face it, we don’t do well with the unknown. Uncertainties drive us crazy. Since the dawn of civilization, humans have used religion to answer questions that we can’t answer, to explain things we can’t explain, and to give us something to hold on to when we don’t have anything. We humans are very small
Growing up in Northern China, I’m a native to cold climates. I also spent two years in Northern Minnesota for college. I’m going home for Chinese New Year in February. So I thought why don’t I write a piece on my winter essentials. I want to start from basic. If you are going to a
Did everyone have a great Christmas? I hope you did. As we are entering into 2018, I want to take a look of 2017 and highlighted some of the milestones this year. If there is one theme that connects everything in this whole year, that would be photography. Last year in December I started working
For those of you who don’t know me, I’m a book worm and an egg head. I keep track of all the books I have read since 2011. When I read a book, I underline the important part or part that makes me think. I then read the underlined sessions a second time and
To stay or to leave, many immigrants probably have asked themselves this question at some point in their adopted country. It’s certainly a question that has haunted me over the years. To answer this question, I have to be very honest with myself. If you immigrated with your family, it’s likely you would stay. If
“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.
Do you ever feel like you can’t be yourself? Like the world wants you to act and behave certain ways? Well, resit that urge to fit in, because it’s more interesting to lead a life that is unconventional than the other way around. You may actualize your values and dreams only if you stick to
Growing up, I was never a girly girl. Before I turned eight, I lived in the countryside of Northern China. I played with mud, ants and whatever is in my environment. I didn’t climb trees, but I did crawl under a train one time when the train was blocking my way from school to home.
Last year my husband Brian and I did a cross country road trip. Before we took off, I did some thrift store shopping. When I travel, I really like to dress more free and creatively in contrast to how I would dress at work. So I picked up some really cute and whimsical outfits.