Greetings and welcome to my hand-spun blog+site. My photography journey has been incredible! It began with fun, then grew into passion, then I discovered profound love for it and there was no looking back. Please look around, the pictures here are the reflections of how I see the world. Enjoy exploring it.

Downhill or what?

Not sure if 30 brought me closer to feeling like “I don’t wanna do anything but fall asleep on the couch!” I haven’t watched the last episode of Grey’s Anatomy yet, it was taped but not watched. This has never happened before! I also don’t feel like going through the episodes of American Idol. If you are not new to this blog, you already know that I claimed to be the biggest fan of those shows. I’m not sure what’s not in place anymore. It could be the (not so new) job or the age! Whatever it is, I’m going to have to get over this state. I’m not ready to believe that 30 is the beginning of the downhill trend!

Jan, 30, 2010

The rain has stopped for a day. I should be outside training for my 5K, obviously I’m not doing that. Countdown to my dream-trip has begun! 15 more days till we fly out for Cairo…yippy…The current route is via Europe. If we had planned better we could make a stop at Italy also. But I’m sure we’ll have plenty to see in Egypt. Every year my hubby and his friends get together and make a trip somewhere. This year all the friends decided to join us to our Egypt trip. Now I’m only dreaming of camel ride and dinner in the the midst of Sahara with the homies!

Photo from bergoiata.org

Soon this picture will be replaced by my own capture @ Cairo!

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Tiffany & Gustavo || Old Sacramento Engagement photography

Tiffany & Gustavo were seriously one of the most playful couples I have ever photographed! They are super good looking, as you can tell from the pictures. They were also verrrryyy relaxed, had fun through out the shoot which allowed me to capture beautiful photographs of the couple. We had a great time walking around the old Sac, taking advantage of the non-rainy day. We were super lucky, ’cause the rain didn’t stop for the next few days.

I’m excited to photograph Tiffany and Gutavo’s summer wedding in South Lake Tahoe. I know it’s going to be awesome!!! Thank you guys, for driving out to Sacramento and shooting with me.

Jan, 24, 2010

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A trip to Los Cabos

Turns out I have become a big time procrastinator this year. Instead of keeping up with my work and other important activities, I’m putting things aside and forming a stronger bond with my television. Sigh! I keep thinking that I would post the pictures from my recent trip to Cabo, but I end  up watching another movie and falling asleep on my comfy couch. Weather is not cooperating either! Non-stop rain is only making me want to sleep more. But finaly, I’m able to share a few pictures from my trip. I thought I had a lot to share, bit I realized that I didn’t take that many pictures this time (like any other time actually)! So here you go, a few snaps, mostly taken from the car on our road trip to Todos Santos and a few from the boat ride.

Jan, 17, 2010

On our second day at Cabo, we decided to rent a car and take a day trip to Todos Santos. It’s a small town about an hour north of Cabo San Lucas. I took random pictures from the car. My goal was to take pictures of anything that looks unusual and interesting.

There were Cactus every where. I thought it was beautiful!

I read on a magazine that “Art & Beer” is the place for beautiful art and good beer. We found it right by the highway.

And when you want to carry around your beer, use this…

Want boots? Got boots!

Right outside an art gallery we saw this and terminator came into my mind. This is an electric meter!

We also went for whale watching. We took a water taxi and went right into the pacific ocean.

And the whale was right there…not one, not two, but many…I caught the tail of one of them.

We visited the Medano beach. See the rows of fancy resorts in the background?

Of course, there was a cruise ship…

We stayed in between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo. It was a smaller resort, more like suites, but a beautiful place with private beach. LOVED it!

It was a pretty short trip, but quite relaxing. It started raining right before we left for the airport. I’m pretty sure we are going back there in the near future, may be sooner than we think…

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Welcome 2010!

Hello new year! I know I’m a bit late in making a new year post, but I’ve been meaning to do it everyday! Especially after watching Julie and Julia, I realized that I’ve been severely neglecting my blog. The fact is, too many things have taken over all of my time since the beginning of the year. The new year started with a kick. We had a New Year eve party at our home for the first time ever; we welcomed 2010 with a few of our good friends in town. The night was full of fun and a lot of good food made by all of us. It was a happy beginning of the new year.

Jan, 11, 2010

I also turned big three-O on the second day of the year! I cannot believe that I left my twenties behind!!! To help me get over the fear of age, my wonderful hubby surprised me with my favorite fruit basket cake, Bon Jovi concert ticket and something I have been waiting for so long, John Mayer’s “The Battle Studies” tour tickets (if you are still unsure, I’m a big music lover)! I spent a few years of my early teens listening to Bon Jovi’s tape and rocking it in the car with my childhood buddy on our way home from school. Those were the days when I used to sing along with John Bon Jovi. But John Mayer has taken over that spot since I discovered his music during my college days. Now I sing along with this other John

I’m super excited and looking forward to a musical start to my next thirty I’m also super stoked about our trip to Egypt in February. This is something I have been dreaming about since I was a little kid. I’m glad my hubby shares the same passion for travel and is equally interested in seeing the wonders of the world. I’m ecstatic and now counting days until we fly out for Egypt.

I never make new year resolutions, nor do I ever publish such things. But this year is an exception. Last year I looked back into my past and basically evaluated my life. The good and bad in the past thirty years that I did were already done. This year I wanted to have a few resolutions that I believe will energize me and channel me to a positive direction. Not only that, I’m also publishing this to make sure I work towards keeping those resolutions. Hopefully, I’ll be able to check out most of this list at the end of this year. So, here goes my resolutions for 2010 –

1. Run a 5K. In fact, I’m going to run the Race for Cure in May. Hopefully, this will give me a reason to train atleast 3 times a week. I started training on the first day of the year. To tell you the truth, it’s been extremely hard for me. I have lost all my stamina

but I hope to keep going.

2. Travel more. I love to travel, I want to travel the world. But for now, I want to use the free weekends to get away with my hubby and if I can, even better if I can squeeze in a couple international destinations in between (hint to my hubby, if you are reading


3. Cook better. Food is one of my weaknesses! Eating out all the time hasn’t been the best for us, but the busy schedule hardly allowed more cooking time last year. I want take time this year to learn to cook different cuisines so that I’m not bored of eating my own cooking (which is often the case)!

That’s it! I think these are reasonable and very achievable. Now I just have to work towards keeping up my resolutions. Wish me luck! I have been taking a break from photos lately, I will return with some beautiful from my recent trip soon.

Here’s to a fantastic year ahead…

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