Anjelah . Portrait

I clearly remember when my good (Vietnamese) friend Tim popped openĀ a window on our laptop exclaiming, “You have to see THIS!” back in 2007. Fast forward to two years and never would I have guessed that I would be meeting the YouTube sensation in person, let alone photograph her! With her beauty and exponentially rising fame, one would think that Anjelah Johnson would be intimidating, but she’s the exact opposite. She’s completely down-to-earth in the truest sense and immediately made me feel comfortable, like an old friend. I have no doubt that we’ll be seeing this natural beauty as a …

Min Family . Portrait

Nicole found us years ago when xanga was popular and had been showering us with the kindest messages all the way from the other side of the nation, Washington DC. About a month ago, we finally got to meet face-to-face and the sisters and mother were all so sweet and beautiful. I loved how the sisters coordinated with their LBDs (little black dress for the non-fashion savvy), but had their own style and accessories. And they worked it!

Ambra . Portrait

If I never mentioned this before, I absolutely love my job! I can’t lie though, like any job, there are pros AND cons, but that’s for another post. Not only do I get to be surrounded with people at their happiest and beautifullest*, I get the opportunity to meet so many different types of people and make good friends along the way. Ambra is one of those good friends. In fact, she is one of my favorite people. Besides, how could I not like someone who gave me an ego-boost by telling me, “You are so gorgeous!” as I entered …