Paris, quickly!

Matt and I stopped in Paris for a quick two days on our way to London. It’s a trip of firsts for both of us. Matt’s first trip up the Eiffel Tower; our first time staying in an apartment instead of a hotel; and our first time taking EuroStar through […]

Photographing a Person Who is Homeless

As I am preparing the materials for my next workshop, I came across a video about homeless people. As a street photographer, I regularly encounter people who are homeless. Homelessness is a complex and emotionally difficult issue to photograph well. I don’t think that it can be done well as a snapshot. […]

London and Paris Workshop Announced

I am thrilled to be going back to London and Paris at the end of August!!! This time I will be going to teach a workshop with two other fantastic instructors:  Keith Lee, the professor at Foothill College who inspired me to leave my desk job and study photography full-time, […]

Camera Clubs – upcoming lectures

I am honored to have been asked to give a talk at two local camera clubs. The first, on Thursday, March 20, is for the Millbrae Camera Club. The program begins at 7 pm in Room A at the Millbrae Library, which is located at 1 Library Avenue, Millbrae, CA 94030 […]

In Search of Unique Experiences

As a photographer who loves to travel, I crave unique places and experiences to explore with my camera. As the world becomes smaller, it becomes more difficult to find those special places that have not already been exposed by hundreds of thousands of photographers before me. I search for unique […]

Bright Lights, Bustling Streets Workshop – San Francisco

Despite the bitter cold, my workshop participants persevered on December 7. We had a grand time and with all the wonderful activity around Union Square, there was plenty to photograph. In the evening we practiced using available light for our street photography. Using the bright lights from a shop window […]

January is sold out, but March is available

WOW! What a fantastic way to start 2014! My upcoming photography workshop with Incredible Travel Photos at the Chinese Flower Festival and Parade is now sold out. I have just scheduled another for March 22, 2014. In this next one we will be photographing in San Francisco’s Chinatown during one […]