Self-portraits have become increasingly popular in recent years, especially among millennials and Gen-Z who want to capture their own photos and videos without relying on anyone else. It’s ironic because in the beginning of the social media era, being in the picture was viewed as cringy and self-absorbed. Now, it’s accepted! One of the most […]

Content Creation, Photography Tips

April 22, 2023

Don’t Rely On Anyone – How to Take Self-Portraits Anywhere!

Learn how to take your own self portraits with a camera in a sunflower field.

Since 2018, you might have seen on Instagram epic pictures of the sun directly in the center of the NYC grid. First coined by the astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson this phenomenon is called Manhattanhenge, and it’s when the setting sun can be seen aligning precisely between the buildings of Manhattan’s grid. When Is Manhattanhenge The […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations, Photography Tips

May 15, 2022

The Ultimate Manhattanhenge Sun Photography Tips

Picture of pedestrians taking pictures of Manhattanhenge with their phone at Tudor City.

Light painting photography is a sub-genre of long exposure techniques where photographers use an off-camera light source such as a flashlight, fiber optic, or even the flash on a cellphone to draw or alter an image. This adds an external element that helps elevate an image to truly make it unique, and dare-I-say, artsy! What […]

Camera Gear, Content Creation, Photography Tips

February 4, 2022

Get Started With Light Painting Photography

3 different portraits of light painting photography.

Happy New Year! Want to level up your photography? Animating any still photo with a stop motion is the best way to give it dimension! For Lunar New Year, I partnered up with fellow AAPI businesses for a special photoshoot concept and obviously had to include stop motion food photography. I’ve made stop motions a […]

Photography Tips

January 5, 2022

Stop Motion Food Photography For Lunar New Year

Stop motion food photography of a happy new year sign over a full table of symbolic food.

It’s no secret that photographing New York City is always a good idea. But have you thought about capturing the skyline from above in a helicopter? I totally recommend doing this bucket list item at least once in your life! As someone who hates rollercoasters and has a fear of heights, surprisingly, I always feel […]

Camera Gear, NYC Photography, Photo Locations, Photography Tips

September 18, 2021

Photographing New York City From A Helicopter

Sticking my feet out of the open door helicopter while photographing New York City.