Category Inspiration

Exploring Jesh de Rox's Manly Tingles

A normal person would name the blog post – A Beloved Platform Talk with Jesh de Rox, but hey – who said I’m normal?  I’m glad to have caught your attention. The name Jesh de Rox to me instantly evokes thoughts of touchy-feely-artsy-fartsy talk. People who have seen him speak have urged me time and… Read More

Bellies and Babies with Sandy Puc

Master photographer Sandy Puc was in San Francisco to give a seminar entitled “Bellies & Babies 2008,” as part of a 30-city tour. I’ve heard and read so much about her in the photography circles and publications, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to hear her speak. And since I had missed WPPI this year… Read More

Ed Pierce: Captivated by the Light Seminar

I just got back from the Captivated by the Light San Jose seminar today. And while it didn’t blow me away, it was okey. The “workshop” was given by 33 year photography veteran Ed Pierce. Over a course of three hours, he gave short mini-lectures, interspersed with several short video presentations illustrating the topics discussed…. Read More

OSP West 2008 Napa

I jump at every chance I can get to connect and bond with other photographers. But it isn’t always easy to meet up with people who you might consider your “competition” in the industry. I never felt that kind of vibe from the people of Open Source Photo (OSP), an online photography forum that I… Read More

Nurturing Moments: An Exhibit

It has recently come to my attention that Mommy Matters, a Manila-based clothesline geared towards nursing moms is sponsoring a photo exhibit featuring some of my photos. Other participating artists are Pilar Tuason and Mary Rose Pena. Breastfeeding has always been an advocacy of mine since I had my first child in 2003. I breastfed… Read More

Meeting Matthew Jordan Smith

I’m just fresh off attending two great days at the Golden Gate School of Photography, held at Mills College in Oakland. I studied under one of America’s top portrait photographers Matthew Jordan Smith for his course entitled: “Turning Passion Into Profit: Contemporary Portraits”. I had first read about Matthew Jordan Smith in a Photography magazine… Read More