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About Jen Woo

Jen Woo is a writer, editor and blogger with roots in culture and tech. She has been published in both print and online for outlets including 7x7 SOMA Magazine, Huffington Post, East Bay Express and Santa Barbara Independent. Jen began in the darkroom with black and white film. As a photographer, she’d say she dabbles and shoots as she feels moved. She is not limited to any particular style or theme, but rather swayed by moments.
4 02, 2017

In a photo slump? Here’s how to snap out of it

By | February 4th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|0 Comments

It happens. You lose inspiration and can’t seem to even want to pick up your camera, let alone find sources of stimulus. Sometimes it happens within a matter of seconds when you can’t seem to capture the exact image that you want, or the photo you were most excited about in a specific moment is out [...]

21 01, 2017

Getting Started with Smoke Bomb Photography

By | January 21st, 2017|Categories: Art of Photography|0 Comments

There’s nothing quite like smoke-bomb photography. Exuding a sense of mystery, it automatically draws viewers in to wonder what is really happening behind the image.  From dark, mystical, urban shots to ethereal engagement photos in the woods, smoke bombs have been making a major appearance in photo trends; and while they look straightforward to use, they [...]

24 12, 2016

Getting Started With Travel Photography

By | December 24th, 2016|Categories: Travel|Tags: |0 Comments

A travel photographer seeks out not only the well-known destinations that they know will automatically draw viewers, but also non-iconic locations, unseen, hidden jewels that have not yet been discovered. If it’s less popular photo destinations you seek, you’ll need to effectively prepare for not knowing exactly what you’re getting into from scouting the location as [...]

20 12, 2016

10 Tips For Meteor Showers and Night Sky Photography

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: How-to Tips|Tags: , , |2 Comments

It’s beyond words the awe that comes with the cosmos and astrophotography. Despite how many hundreds of images we see of the Milky Way, we still are endlessly fascinated. There is no denying the captivating beauty of star trails streaming across the night sky, and with the barrage of meteor showers coming up, we’ve put together [...]

19 12, 2016

What It Takes To Shoot Like a Famous Photographer

By | December 19th, 2016|Categories: Art of Photography|Tags: , , |1 Comment

“One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you’d be stricken blind.” — Dorothea Lange It’s quite a romantic notion being a photographer, as you are continually looking for beauty in each fleeting moment. It forces you to take in the world differently, and though we can be perfectionists in angles and lighting, you are considering [...]

12 12, 2016

How To Capture Beautiful Fall Pictures and Make the Most of Fall Foliage

By | December 12th, 2016|Categories: How-to Tips|0 Comments

The colors of autumn make it one of the most visually stunning seasons to shoot beautiful fall pictures. An explosion of hues in gilded fall foliage, the leaves changing color presents boldly surreal, dreamlike landscapes. Capturing the essence of autumn leave can easily be done with just a few pointers to keep in mind: 1. Capture [...]