Q:What camera do you use?
A: Most of the wedding photos were shot with a Nikon D300. My current set up is a Canon 7 with a 50mm and a 60mm macro and of course my iPhone 6. However, I’ve used everything from Nikon to Canon to Hasselblad to Leica to a point and shoot. I am a firm believer that the camera is not what makes a photo, the photographer does. Although it is certainly helpful to have some great lenses!
Q: What lenses do you recommend?
A: If you are shooting a wedding, I highly recommend having at least two bodies. One with a wide lens and one with a long lens. My favorites are 17-35 f2.8, 24-70 f2.8, 70-200 2.8 and the lens that I can not shoot a wedding without is a macro. This lens allows for all the beautiful detail shots.
Q: What is your full time job?
A: I would love to say blogging and event planning. But the truth is I work for a high end furniture gallery as a GM on most days. Other days I’m a housekeeper, chef, therapist, referee, and laundromat attendant.
Q: How do you balance work and motherhood?
A: I don’t. I have A LOT of support. Fortunately I have a great partner who picks up where I slack off. I also grew up in a very traditional Asian family where inter-generational households are common. My boys have a very close relationship with their grandparents and they are nearby whenever a crisis arises. Did I also mention I am one of six children? We also all live within five miles of each other.
Q: Where do you find inspiration for your topics?
A: My life. Although probably mundane to many people I love to document it through photography. I try to make all of life’s milestones as pretty and special as can be. So whether it be a day trip to the zoo or a special birthday, you can always find me behind the camera.
Q: Are you available for Event Planning and Photography
A: Yes and Yes! Please email me and I would love to chat!