Tagged: San Francisco

April 6th, 2011

Chun Li in Chinatown

I’m a costumer. I used to go to conventions with at least 1 outfit per day, sewing like a madman the night before to finish everything. These days, I spend more of my time photographing at cons. My luggage isn’t any lighter, but I get to wear less makeup.

WonderCon (sister convention to the huge San Diego Comic-Con) was last weekend. I did some convention coverage for cosplay site AC Paradise, and a few photoshoots for my lovely, talented friends. My good friend Cheryll is a graphic designer, my second shooter at weddings, and an amazing costumer. Her Chun Li costume strikes a chord with gamers–it always reminds me of after-school hours in middle school when I’d go over to Kellene’s house, doing algebra homework as quickly as possible, so we could play Street Fighter II until I had to go home.

We decided to show a different side of Chun-Li with this “day in the life” photoshoot. SF Chinatown is blocks away from Moscone Center, so we set out on Saturday morning before the tourist rush. Please enjoy this cheesy bit of nostalgia!

March 18th, 2011

A Couple of Curves

I had the opportunity to shoot some lovely plus-size models (Tyra would call them “fiercely real,” of course) for local magazine BAY Fashion’s March Plus-Size Story. Check the article out here.

February 19th, 2011

A ferry tale romance!

It’s been raining all week in the Bay Area, but we caught last little bit of San Francisco sun for Mary and Luigi’s engagement shoot last weekend. We strolled along the Embarcadero then went for some delectable treats in the Ferry Building. Nothing says love like Miette cupcakes and a meat cone from Boccalone!

February 14th, 2011

Cupid draw back your bow…

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Here’s a preview from this weekend’s engagement shoot with Mary and Luigi, who have been struck by cupid in a big way. Rest of the engagement set to follow soon!

August 17th, 2010

Walking on Sunshine

I am really looking forward to photographing Denise and Matt’s wedding next month. My assistant/second shooter Cheryll and I met the beautiful couple and their adorable boys at Matt’s favorite park, which had a stunning view of San Francisco and plenty of room for the little ones to run around!

Denise’s mom came by to pick up the boys, at which point Cheryll and I remarked on the great genes that obviously run in this family! We were left with Matt and Denise, and it was time for romantic, kissy shots…

except that it was the beginning of Shark Week, so we had to snap this. Ok guys, for reals this time!