Photo Tips

October 5, 2019

Taking a picture is just like painting, and you paint with light in photography.

Sometimes, photography looks like a complicated subject because it involves so many numbers, and you feel like the math is killing your creativity.

I totally get it! Today we will talk about the concept of time and photography.

Light enters y...

August 2, 2018

Great photos of any kinds have two elements--Creating framing & lighting.

As a wedding photographer I challenge myself to take good shots under any conditions, even outside an ordinary garage. Wedding photography has a subtle linkage to street photography -- seeing the extraordinary out of regular settings. Later on I'v...

June 14, 2018

OK, don't get me wrong, I don't work for the Hong Kong Tourism Board. I feel like as someone who was raised in Hong Kong, I need to tell the whole world about its beauty.

Unlike California where you get lots of sunshine, Hong Kong receives rain and flood. Yes, you got it, street photographers! We love rain for a reason...

June 9, 2018

What would you first think of when you heard about the word "Hongkong"?

A city where Christina was raised? Yes.

A once British colony and now part of China? Yes (A tip for American readers: Hong Kong people have very strong identity but mixed feelings, make sure you introduce a Hongkonger as someone from Hongkong, not Ch...

March 15, 2018

My girl friends around me often complain about their boyfriends not being able to take good photos of them, and they either look too fat or short in the photos. Guess what, with some little tricks and without spending money on equipment, you can take awesome photos WOW your partner.

Tip #1 SHOOT HIGH

When you are shootin...

December 16, 2017

Street Photography is more than an art that documents life and captures the moment, it is also an experience that builds one's character.

4 Things In Life That Street Photography Inspired me...

1. Patience ​

I focused on photo composition using what I can get in that situation--reflection, geometry, light and shadow. The...

September 17, 2017

You change your perspective because you know what's missing in your photos, and you are strategically looking for background, lighting and props that change the game.

Photographing a wedding is very challenging because you don't know what situation you would have to deal with -- you might have to take photos in a low li...

March 17, 2017

Photosprouts is launching a 4-day Summer Camp for Teenagers!

We always take pride in inspiring the world with photography tips!

The 4-day Summer Camp includes intensive photography lectures, 3 field trips to Embarcadero Coastline (Ferry Building, Pier 14 and Pier 39), Baker Beach and Golden Gate Park (Japanese Tea...

March 2, 2017

This article helps you take stunning food photos at home without a tent. It works even when there is not enough natural lighting at your place.

A lot people make really good cuisines. Thanks to smartphones, we can easily take cool pictures of the food, add a filter and immediately upload to social media. Boom, 50 likes...

February 28, 2017

When I was a business student in UC Berkeley, there was a professor whom I both loved and hated.

He taught Business Negotiation and trust me, he was a killer and gave us tonnes of homework, and even tripled in the Spring Break. Can you imagine someone like me, who loves to travel and can only take a long vacation in the...

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