Taking a Pause

I like how I was posting everyday and just stopped all of a sudden. Sometimes you just need to go with the natural flow of things. I don’t like forcing myself to do something, I like to feel I own my art, and not the other way around.

I just needed to take a break from photography. I didn’t feel like touching my camera for a while. I can’t explain it. There are moments of silence, which can be valuable too. The world is packed with noise. It’s good to think about why you are doing what you are doing.

So there you are, my month of silence.

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This is a photo shoot I did with JoJo @travelingPetiteGirl. She is a blogger and photographer based in SF. I love her pose here, feel like Wonder Woman! Look at that abs, she works out!

Meet Dasha

I met Dasha on the street of SF like most people I featured on the blog. I think she is one of the coolest people I have met for a while.

She came to the U.S last year for college from South Korea. She didn’t go to high school but worked instead. She said because of that she got to learn about what she likes or doesn’t like in makeup and fashion at an early age. She went to university though after taking an exam similar to SAT.

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I asked her what her major is in college, she said restaurant management, but she wanted to try something else too. She said, “As long as I figure out something before 40, it’s ok.” I was thinking to myself. Wow. I really like her attitude.

The thing I get out of Dasha’s story is that you need to create your own path. Not just simply follow what everyone does. Here she is in America, experiencing a new culture. She seems to be so confident in herself and so comfortable in her own skin. Is it just youth? What happened to us adults, I mean people who have been working for a while after college? Lol we don’t seem to be as hopeful, it’s something to think about.

 

Young Lad from China

I’m surprised he is from China. Not that China doesn’t have cute guys and fashionable people, I just don’t expect it. He reminds me of my Middle School classmate.

He is studying oil painting at Academy of Arts. I have so much hope for the young generation Chinese. We need more arts, that’s for sure.

I have spotted quite a few people from Academy of Arts for my blog. I would love to do more collaboration with students there.