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
Last week I teamed up with makeup artist Kenia to do a little creative makeup session. Her vision is to do a representation of death and rebirth. What do you think we do?
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
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
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
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
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
Have you ever wondered how people could dress differently in different parts of the country? I have. I set out on a cross country road trip last year to capture the street fashion from coast to coast. In this video I would share what I learned about street fashion across the U.S.
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.
You many not know that I run a meetup group called San Francisco Bay Area Models, Bloggers, and Photographers Collective. It has been almost a year old and we are are 438 members strong. I feel we can grow to 1000 members next year. It started off as part of my job at a photography