Category Archives: Environmental


Digital image post processing is a highly technical endeavor but there are times when I also have to make some artistic or creative decisions to further enhance a portrait. I care about the final image and sometimes I go to certain extremes to meet or exceed my clients’ expectations. Continue reading




I had the privilege of serving Anne’s photography needs for a Corporate Headshot to be used for her new business. During our initial phone consultation she mentioned that her office was located at her home so I suggested we do an environmental shot using her work area as the background. We also talked briefly about wardrobe and I suggested that she prepare a few.

I believe in giving clients all the support, visual aids, tips and advice prior to a shoot. It builds confidence and makes the session run a lot smoother. So a few days before the session, I sent Anne a PDF file containing a few corporate-type posing suggestions that she can practice.  Continue reading

Covering The Wudang Kung Fu Seminar At Little Creek Kung Fu

About two weekends ago (10/27/13) I had the opportunity to cover the last day of the Wudang kung fu seminar by Zhong Xuechao, also known as Master Bing. Continue reading


Environmental Portrait Shoot With Edith

Edith wanted to update her LinkedIn profile photo and I was able to help her out but between our emails back and forth, I discovered that aside from her profession as a Graphic Designer, she is also a very talented traditional artist so I proposed that we should do an environmental portrait to show her profession and her talent. Continue reading