The 5 Love Languages: A Book That Will Elevate All of Your Relationships

One of my favorite books is The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman. It’s basically about how people show and receive love differently, so whenever …

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Our Chinese Wedding Fully Equipped with Karaoke, a Power Point Presentation, Folk Dancers, and 150 People I Didn’t Know

Pete & I had 3 weddings. One for us, one for his extended family in New Jersey, and a Chinese Wedding for my dad’s family …

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Friendship Is Greater Than Romance: Love Your Friends In Good Times and Bad

I was at the movies with my husband for Valentine’s Day. We were watching the year’s Oscar-nominated animated shorts – something we do every year. …

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Myanmar: A Photographer’s Paradise

Below are photos from my trip to Myanmar with William Yu. It is hands down one of the most photogenic countries I’ve ever been to! Love …

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Perfecting My Travel Photography Skills in Yunnan China

I went to Yunnan, China with William Yu who hosts travel photography workshops. I mostly photograph weddings and events so I like traveling with other …

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Trying Something New: Directing My First Music Video!

I wrote, produced, and directed my first music video! I’m proud of this project. Nowadays there’s a whole lot of flashy + booty-shaking videos. I …

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Passion Is Not Enough: How To Build a Strong Foundation In Your Business and Your Life

I started reading my friend Ajit Nawalkha’s book titled “Live Big.” He talks about Passion vs. Practicality and I’m over here like… “Find your passion …

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Crazy Rich Asians: Empowerment and Reflection From An Asian Entrepreneur

When I saw the movie Crazy Rich Asians, I assumed the theater would be filled with primarily Asians but I was happy to see it …

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That Moment When I Knew I’d Marry Him

As nice as it sounds, I don’t believe in love at first site. I believe in infatuation and intuition at first site, but real love …

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Our Wedding Reception at Gjelina + The One Common Complaint About Wedding Photos

The second most asked question I get is, “Does photographing weddings help you get clear on what you want for your own?.” Yes. Whenever I …

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Now It’s My Turn! Our Wedding Ceremony at the Culver Hotel

The question I’ve gotten most in my career is, “So who is going to photograph your wedding when you get married?.” I got married last …

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How To Be Your Best Self: The Difference Between Wanting to do a Good Job and Trying Too Hard

There’s a clear difference between wanting to do a good job and trying too hard. When someone wants to do a good job, it’s for …

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