Photography Snapshot: Then & Now

I am by no means a professional photographer. I am far from it. I never let that stop me, though. Shooting is exhilarating, inspiring and worth every moment. I’ve looked back at some of the work I’ve done over the past few months, and it’s funny how something I was so proud of eight months ago is something I am no longer impressed with. That is a sign that I am learning and getting better at…
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Get To Know Me Pt. 2

I was looking at all the pictures I have of my adventures from over the years, and realized there are so many memories I have with friends and family that ought to be commemorated. This first photo was taken several years back. Possibly 2013, or 2014? It was taken by the lovely, Susan Hang, one afternoon when she wanted to do some experimental photography. She actually styled me in this photo — I am wearing one of…
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Recollections of an Amateur Photographer

It’s important to take a few steps back and remember what your passions are… In the last couple of years, I’ve started really honing in on my true passions. I’ve rediscovered my immense love for photography, and while I am no expert, I feel like I am getting better every time I pick up my Nikon D5100. When I was younger,  I asked my dad to buy me a disposable camera when we were visiting…
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Raising the Bar

In the last month or so, I have been pretty unhappy with my photography and also with the aesthetic of my blog. I don’t know if you are like me, but I am not satisfied when I am not constantly improving myself, and by extension, this website. I’m not a huge fan of stagnation and often times, this can make me appear stubborn, or despondent, but that could not be further from the truth. If…
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My First Attempt at Fashion Photography

A couple weekends ago, I was behind the camera during my first ever fashion photo shoot. I was nervous. We decided to shoot at golden hour, which meant I had limited time to use natural lighting before the sun disappeared below the horizon. I wanted the images to be something I could really be proud of, so I had to make sure I did everything right. I wanted the subject to stand out from the…
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