I have been lucky enough to travel to Asai over a dozen times – this picture was from my second trip to Shanghai and it did not disappoint!

Question: What type of camera do you use and any tips on how to take better photos?

Answer: I currently use a Canon 5D mark iv camera with 50mm f/1.2 and 35 mm f/1.4 lenses. I have always used Canon and have been very happy with the results. I typically only buy Canon lenses but have also used Sigma in the past. I am no photography expert, but my advice is to learn as much as you can by watching and reading the many high quality, free tutorials available online. Anytime I can’t quite figure something out I describe the problem or the shot I want and 9 times out of 10 I find what I am looking for on the web. It’s really that simple. When learning, it is also crucial t to practice, practice, practice – both the technical side and the creative side on photography. Try and do this during the best lighting, which is normally in the mornings or a few hours before sunset. Also, recognize that a lot of the amazing shots you may see on IG or on your favorite sites have either been altered, or a filter has been used. Post editing is really important when trying to create amazing photos – but I will save that for another day!


Suiting has been top of mind for me for spring and this striped ensemble is an incredible way to make suiting feel more emotional and modern.

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.” – Abraham Lincoln

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  • Michele

    This is great info, thanks for sharing. I have another question – who takes your pictures? Do you use a tripod to set up the shot or work with a partner?