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Emigration Canyon Spring Senior Caili Chung Photography

I can’t imagine a more wonderful place to be a photographer than Utah. The mountains, the city, the Great Salt Lake… All four seasons… Exceptionally good looking people… There is no shortage of epic diversity & beauty. I consider myself incredibly lucky to have grown up in this state. I got into professional photography my […]

Utah Photoshoot Locations

Fairview Napa Wedding California Caili Chung

The more weddings you go to, the more of a wedding expert you become. If you’re a wedding photographer, you likely have much more wedding knowledge experience than your bride and groom and therefore can (and should) help them navigate the waters. Creating a list of other wedding vendors that you highly recommend is a free way to help […]

Your Preferred Vendor List: A Free Way to that Everyone Wins

It’s the beginning of a New Year (ish. It’s still January, okay???) and everyone is inspired to self-improve. Myself included. In the past, I’ve really struggled with goal setting. At the beginning of 2018, I wrote out a list of everything I wanted to accomplish. These dreams had deadlines and dollar signs and other specific […]

It’s a New Year – Let’s Talk About Setting Goals

I’M TEACHING A CLASS AT BERKELEY!!! This has been a project in progress for almost a year, and I’m so excited to finally announce it officially. This Spring Semester, Kim Ambrocio, Navid Jawad, and I are co-facilitating a decal! They’re actually photo gods & my love language is bringing people food. If you’re a Berkeley […]

I’m Teaching a Photography Class at UC Berkeley

San Francisco Rainy Engagement Photos

For my sixteenth birthday, I asked for a photoshoot with my two best friends. I stressed hard about what to wear. I wanted to make the most of my photo opportunity, but I was overwhelmed by planning for it. Your clients probably feel the same way. Most people can recognize when something looks good, but […]

Making Every Session a Portfolio Builder

I highly recommend buying your gear secondhand. It gets the job done and is a lot more affordable. Facebook Groups for locals selling gear/Facebook marketplace are great places to start. If you can, meet up with the buyer and test out the gear before you hand over your money. But most of my gear is […]

What in My Camera Bag

I didn’t plan to become a professional photographer when I first picked up a camera. I was first introduced to photography because knew a girl in high school who was friends with a professional photographer. This classmate shared the photos they took together, and I loved those images. I clicked over to the photographer’s facebook […]

How I got Started with Photography

Imagine this: You’re getting married and you’re so excited about your wedding day. It’ll be a once in a lifetime opportunity to bring together all your family and friends in one spot. You spend hours researching photographers, find one you love, and pay him/her thousands of dollars. Your wedding day comes and it’s even better […]

5 Ways to Back Up Photos

As a photographer, you’re responsible for guiding your clients when they’re in front of your camera. Hopefully everything isn’t overly posed so the personality of your couple is able to shine. But most people don’t know what to do on camera, so it’s your job to help. If you’re not talking, your clients probably feel […]

How to Direct a Couple for Engagement Photos

As a photographer, you’re responsible for guiding your clients when they’re in front of your camera. Ideally, things aren’t overly posed so the personality of your couple is able to shine. But most people don’t know what to do on camera, so it’s your job to help. If you’re not talking, your clients probably feel […]

How to Direct a Couple for Engagement Photos