Kyoto with Kids

The first and last time I was in Kyoto was 10 years ago and I wasn’t married or had kids yet. And that trip was so different to this trip for many reasons from accommodations (I stayed in a ryokan 10 years ago and I can’t do that anymore!), to places to go (they have … Continue reading

Working Mom’s Father’s Day Special

I have to say, I really was looking forward to being a father. I love kids! By the time I was 15, I had nephews and nieces that I babysat and enjoyed taking care of. I loved finding fun stuff for us to do whether it was baking a cake together or going to the park. … Continue reading

Diego for Piccino

Stylist and designer friend Ivy Nakar is venturing into designing for our little ones under the label Piccino. She asked if my son Diego can model a few of her designs and at first I was reluctant (since Diego usually doesn’t really cooperate when I wanted to photograph him at home, what more in a shoot?!). On … Continue reading

Things to do in Singapore with your kids

Have you heard? Singapore has been named the most expensive city to live in for 2014. Your trip there shouldn’t be an epic blow to your bank account though. I just got back there from vacation with my wife and toddler. For those who have never been to Singapore, you might think of it as just … Continue reading

Alli & Ella 2013

photo by jar concengco

I’ve worked with children before and I knew that one important factor for a successful shoot is to gather a team that knows how to deal with children as well. I deliberately chose other parents to be stylist and makeup for the shoot. And I’ve got to say that everything worked out! Thank you to … Continue reading