Category: Editorial

10 Questions About Me

Hello, friends! Sorry I took a long break from blogging because I have been busy with work. In my last post, I said I would talk about myself more in the next post. So I’m going to answer 10 questions in this blog as a way to help you guys get to know me. 1)What

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Photography Workshop with the Portrait Culture Team

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

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Having Faith as an Atheist

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

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My Winter Essentials – How to Keep Warm in a Cold Climate

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

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Taking a Look Back at 2017

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

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Books Review of 2017

  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

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To Stay or To Leave – A young immigrant’s view of America

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

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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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How to Live Creatively in a Not So Creative World

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

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