Kevin Kern's Imagination's Light
The moment when Kevin Kern - the well-acclaimed, top of billboard chart in New Age genre music artist walked into my studio, my eyes brightened up. I've been a fan of his music and have bought his CDs. It was such an honor to photograph his headshots for publicity photos.
Where to Take Senior Portraits
Now is time to take your senior portraits! While many school photographers are not available to take senior portraits in school, we can help by providing one-to-one personal services under Covid-19 safety guidelines.
Why You Need a Professional Acting Headshot
Acting headshots are all about facial expressions and upper body movements. In order to get a role in the film or theater, it is essential to have an acting headshot ready for casting and auditions. A professionally taken headshot is the best marketing tool for actors. First impression lasts, when a casting director flips through hundreds of headshots, what makes them choose your and give you the role? Below are some important factors to consider in acting headshots.
Headshot for Infinity Financial Services
Professional headshots for Infinity Financial Services team. Background and lighting consistency is important to show unity for company branding.
Victoria's Model Portfolio
Bennet's First Miracle
Bennet came to the studio for a photo shoot for his upcoming play "My First Miracle". He wanted me to create a striking image that portrays the play, and he already had an idea. "There must be a split open ocean, and I shall be there to divide the sea." He said.
We Take Appealing Passpot Photos You Will Love
FREE Family Portrait Session Benefiting Alzheimer’s Association
I am supporting Alzheimer’s Association by participating in "The Longest Day" in memory in of my beloved father who suffered from Dementia. By offering free family portrait sessions beginning on Mother's Day until July 15, 2019
SF Headshot Pro Website Launched
We are happy to announce our new brand "SF Headshot Pro". The new division primary focus on professional headshot. SF Headshot Pro is developed for ease of online access and booking headshot photography for business, actors, models, performers and online dating. Check out our new website: http://sfheadshotpro.com
Photo Shoot of a Ballet Dancer
Photographing dancer's movements have always fascinated me, especially ballet. It's like freezing a moving art that requires the perfect timing. These series of photos were taken at the studio with Speedotron strobes for Julia's performances. She was simply beautiful and elegant.
Celebrity TV Host Dr. Michael Hunter
Reelz Channel hired me to do a studio photo shoot for Dr. Michael Hunter, the host of "Autopsy: The Last Hours of…", for the upcoming new TV series. It is a documentary-style show that investigates the tragic, controversial and sudden deaths of celebrities.
Working with Lisa for Paris' Silver Model Agency
It was so much fun photographing Lisa for her modeling portfolio for Silver Agency based in Paris. Lisa was a model when she was 18 and hasn't done modeling since then. She was very natural in front of the camera, and she's got the basic moves down. We ended up with some killer shots for her modeling portfolio.
Modeling Portfolio for Surya
Surya wanted to be a model. He knew he needs a model portfolio before he contact a modeling agency. So he contact me for a photo shoot. We had a good time shooting!
Miss Teen California Beauty Pageant Competition photo
The Manufacturing Foundry Grand Opening Celebration
We were hired to photograph one of the biggest events in San Francisco this year. San Francisco's first new manufacturing building for affordable manufacturing space and products that are made in S.F.
Mini Pet Portrait Session
For the holidays season, we teamed up with our neighbor Paw Patch Pastries for a day of mini pet portraits photo shoot.
Four Reasons Why a Professional Headshot is Essential
In this new social media era, a professional headshot is more essential than ever before for a career success. Since the popularity of Linkedin, virtually anyone needs a headshot for the career.
Miss Asian America Portarits
The winner of Miss Asian America 2018 Sophia Ng called me to take her portraits with the crown she has just won three days ago. While she had photos taken by many photographers during the beauty pageant...
Jennifer and Felix's Wedding at Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club
Jennifer and Felix tied the knot at Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club. They began with a traditional Chinese tea ceremony. When the groom and groomsmen arrived, they were intercepted by the bridesmaids by the door.
Jamila & Nathaniel Wedding at the Cliff House
Nataniel admitted that he wasn't too good for going to the church on Sundays when he was a boy. The guests laughed as Nate continued speaking at the reception.
Follow Your Muse And Feel The Vibe - Male Model Portfolio
The key points to a successful photo shoot are 1) Be confident and believe in yourself. 2) Trust the photographer. 3) Be open to ideas and express yourself freely.
How To Be a Model
Do you have what it takes to be a model?
Many have dreamed of becoming a model, but only a handful of the fortunate ones would get a chance to be signed by a modeling agency.
Many have dreamed of becoming a model, but only a handful of the fortunate ones would get a chance to be signed by a modeling agency.
Jane Chen - the Woman Who Saves Infants Life
Smore magazine hired me to do a photo shoot of Jane Chen for the magazine cover. It turned out that Jane is an admirable woman who saved hundred thousand of lives and counting.
People Love Us on Yelp
What does it take to earn the special recognition from Yelp? Well, it comes from a lot of happy customers who love our works and services.
Miss Hong Kong Erin Tjoe
So wonderful to hear that my former client Erin Tjoe (朱愛倫) has won Miss Hong Kong beauty pageants! It wasn't long before she became the host for several TV channels including Green Travel Destination, the LA Fashion, and co-host of talk show Tailo
The Model With Inner Strength and Beauty
While traveling in Paris, Ann signed up with Silver Agency that represents models whose beauty defies time. She had to catch a flight back to the U.S. the next day, so...
Photo Featured on Best-Seller Author's Latest Book
You know you have an awesome client when she sends you her book that was just published. The back cover features the headshot I took of her and full photo credit was given...
The Joy of Maternity
Ever since the famous photographer Annie Lebovitz took an astonishing pregnancy portrait of celebrity Demi Moore, a new photography genre called maternity portrait was born.
Wedding in Paradise Cove Hawaii
So far, we had the wonderful opportunities to photograph weddings on a private island only accessible by boat in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, chic weddings in Manhattan New York...
Photoshop gives photographers unlimited possibilities to manipulate images in creative ways. The following steps are the tricks I used in creating fantasy photos:
A Sparkling Wedding for Leanel and Jordan
Leanel and Jordan met online on a Christian dating website. I can't remember how many weddings we photographed were met through online dating, but the number is definitely increasing.
Game Developers Conference
So cool to be hired by Amazon to photograph GDC (Game Developers Conference) all week long at Moscone Center. VR/AR games are the hottest trend this year. Amazon is serious about gaming and offers skillful tools from game development to publishing.
Dancing with the Cows
Born and raised in Petaluma, Joseph has been visiting his friend at a barn on the mountain since high school. After the wedding proposal to his sweet heart Joanna, Joseph called me to shoot their engagement portraits at the barn.
Wedding at the Westin by Sacramento River
The Sacramento River is a long inland river in Northern California that flows into Suisun Bay. Tucked away from the bustling California capitol, the Westin was in a tranquil location along the river. Witnessed by around 150 guests, the wedding ceremony was held outdoors right by the river.
Engagement Portraits Underneath the Golden Gate Bridge
The couple loved the architectural elements of Golden Gate Bridge and bricks at Fort Point. It's a distinguished spot that has both modern structures and vintage textures.
Eileen and Andy Got Married at Freedom Hall and Gardens
Freedom Hall and Gardens is a popular venue for weddings. Nestled right by the Great America theme park and surrounded by office buildings, the garden features a tranquil pond and giant redwood trees.
Amdrea and Jason Tied the Knot
Marine's Memorial Club and Hotel have been one of our favorite wedding and event venues. We lost count of how many weddings we have photographed there...
Photo Collage for Kids
Shooting kids is a different world than shooting grown-ups. I feel like a clown when I photograph kids. Kids have short concentration timespan. The photo session needs to be done quickly before they lose interest.
Model Portfolio for Kara R.
Many people have dreamed to become a model, but it's not as easy as one would think. Besides the outer beauty and meeting the height and size requirement...
Oceano Hotel Wedding in Half Moon Bay
We could feel the cool breeze from the coastal weather along the relaxing scenic drive on highway onem as we unloaded our photo gears for wdding at Oceano Hotel in the charming Half Moon Bay.
How to Get a Picture Perfect Headshot
Life is all about first impressions. Take your best friend or significant other for example; everything about that first meeting is embedded in your mind—
When a Blind Date Turned Into an Indian Christian Wedding
Manisha was on a blind date while studying medical program in German. She was expecting a guy named Lukas in the party but somehow her blind date didn't show up. Later that evening...
Crystal and Dan Tied the Knot at the Fairmont
What a beautiful and lovely wedding couple! We just couldn't stop taking photos of them. Crystal looked like a goddess with her hair curled and down in a heavenly white gown...
Coming Soon to an Event Near You
his photo of my back was taken while photographing a wedding at U.C. Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science.
Genevieve and Noah tied the knot on Mayor's Balcony at City Hall
Genevieve and Noah drove down from Sacramento to get married at the splendid San Francisco City Hall. They reserved the Mayor's Balcony for a private wedding to accommodate a large attendance of families and friends.
Tina and Jason Got Married at Dusmuir Estates in Oakland
Tina and Jason fell in love while majoring in Pharmacy at the university. They would chat on the phone for hours through the night, and...
Kelly and Jimmy Wedding at St. Ignatius and Olympic Club
What a fun wedding celebration for Kelly and Jimmy who exchanged vows at St. Ignatius Church in San Francisco and danced the night away at the Olympic Club.
Frequent Flyer Miles of Love
It was a long distance relationship for Cindy and Roy when they started dating. The magic of love sure has accumulated lots of frequent flyer miles for Roy until this perfect day...
Melissa and Christopher Caen Tied the Knot
Known as Sweet Melissa, newspaper columnist and TV personality Melissa Griffin tied the knot with Christopher Caen, son of the legendary writer Herb Caen...
Hollywood Style Wedding in LA
How fun it was to travel to L.A. to photograph a Hollywood style wedding, along with special guests as George Clooney, Brad Pitts, Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp. The moment the wedding couple Bi and Jimmy walked on red carpet...
The Big Fat Greek Wedding at Ascension Cathedral
Ascension Cathedral of Oakland is one of the grandest and most stunning churches in the Bay Area. The metal plates that frame the ceiling...
Photographing Former US Vice President Al Gore
What an awesome opportunity to have a brief conversation and photograph the former U.S. Vice President and Academy Award winner for Best Documentary Feature An Inconvenient Truth. Mr. Al Gore was invited as the guest speaker at Deloitte's World...
Victoria and Daniel Tied the Knot at Lakeside Presbytarian
Mountain Winery Wedding in Saratoga
Persian weddings involve many symbolic objects: Mirror "Aayeneh-ye Bakht" , Candelabras (brightness in their future); Poppy Seeds “Khash-Khaash” is used to break spells and witchcraft...
Catherine and Ian Got Married at Vintners Inn
For Catherine the bride, it wasn't easy to plan for a wedding in such a short amount of time - just three months after Ian proposed to her...
Tracie and Sean's Wedding at Brownstone Gardens
As S.F. Giants fans, they had the wedding cake made into cupcakes with Giants logo. How cool!
Wedding at St. Peter and Paul and Marines Memorial Club
t. Peter and Paul Church and Marines Memorial Club are both highly popular wedding venues in San Francisco. Built in 1924, the church was featured in the Clint Eastwood movies Dirty Harry...
Sheila and Brendon Got Married in Petaluma
Candace and Joe Tied the Knot at the Calegan's Winery
Caroline and David Got Married at Palo Alto Hills Country Club
Jessoca amd Mitch Tied the Knot at Rios Lovell Winery
Photographing Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
SEPA hired me to cover a four-day convention at the San Jose Hilton, and I had a wonderful opportunity to meet and photograph Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on the last day.
Jolynn and Kenny Viansa Winery Wedding in Sonoma
Jolynn and Kenny got married at the beautiful Viansa Vineyard in Sonoma.
Just Married! Amelia and Leon
It's been a while since I last photographed a wedding at the Piedmont Community Hall. So I arrived early to scout out ideal spots for portraits and lighting.