Piedemonte 50th Anniversary | Life Event | Photobooth | San Mateo, CA

Thanks so much to the Piedemontes for having us at their 50th Anniversary event! The milestone was celebrated by family and friends at the Peninsula Golf & Country Club in San Mateo. Their guests had a lot of fun getting their formal and silly photos taken.

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Hedda Gabler - Closing Night | Production Photographer | Bindlestiff Studio, San Francisco

Hedda Gabler had a production run of three weekends. After shooting cast promos and its opening night, Egan had covered its closing night as well. From different angles this time, here are more scenes from Hedda Gabler as presented by Bindlestiff Studio.

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Hedda Gabler - Opening Night | Production Photographer | Bindlestiff Studio, San Francisco

Egan shot these from the opening night of Bindlestiff Studio's Hedda Gabler production. For more information on Hedda Gabler, please read the previous blog entry in this regard. 

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Riley's Birthday | Birthday Photographer | K1 Go Kart, South San Francisco, CA

What is a better way to celebrate birthday #11 than go kart racing? At that age, it's the perfect way to spend your special day! Back in February, Riley celebrated his birthday with friends a couple of months after his real birth day, around Christmastime. Come spring, when the weather is nicer and when friends aren't away for the holidays. Riley and friends got quality laptime at K1 Go Kart, with some tasty pizza and salad at the cafe. 

Click on the photo to open the race gallery! Ready. Set. Go!

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Hedda Gabler | Production Cast Photographer | Bindlestiff Studio, San Francisco, CA

At the end of January, we took on a chance to shoot the promotion photos for an upcoming theatre play at the time, Hedda Gabler. It was based on the adaptation by Jon Robin Baitz, which is originally written by Henrik Ibsen. The cast was led by Filipino actors and presented by Bindlestiff Studio, a non-profit theatre in the heart of San Francisco's SOMA. This theatre has been at its location since the late 80s and recently went a major renovation, in which it now holds more capacity.

Check out these articles by PositivelyFilipino.com and SF Weekly, in which some of our photos were featured.

We edited a few of the photos for our website, but please note, we did not edit them for the official press use of these photos. We mixed different editing styles here to play around a bit, attempting some vintage style to match the adapted play's era (post-war Philippines), as well as keeping some as glossy since these are indeed promo photos.

Stay tuned for more Hedda Gabler edits. Egan attended the opening and closing night shows to take more shots, which are on deck for editing.

Ro Ambrosio Birco portrayed Judge Brack

Judge Brack and Hedda Gabler (portrayed by Esperanza Catubig)

Alan Quismorio was a co-director as well as George Tesman, who was newly married to Hedda

The Tesmans portrait, given a splash of vintage

Esperanza and Alan during an outtake

Director Aimee Espiritu (left) jump in for a fun shot 

Portrait of Hedda Gabler in vintage edit

Off-center portrait of Hedda Gabler in glossy edit

Newly-married Hedda glances at her wedding band

And realizes it's not what she wants

An action pose of Hedda longing to escape

But comes across only one answer

Aunt Julie, portrayed by Rose Almario, is very close to George and dotes on her nephew

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Updates and Things Like That

This was originally posted to our Facebook page:

Every summer, we tend to neglect this page.

That's because summer is an extremely busy (and exciting) time at the day job. But regardless, I've covered 2 weddings, and been trying to catch up on the blogs.

It is the summertime that always speeds up the year. Feels like we were just doing so many shoots in January and February (we did). But as this year starts approaching its end, we hope to be caught up with the blogs and work/launch a new website look.

With a new website, we hope to be in full operation with an expansion to our services: image restoration. I have been working on a portfolio in time for the launch. In the meantime, we are taking on some small restoration jobs so if you need work done on an old print, give us a holler. We also offer colorization of old photos.

For now, we sign off, again.

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Matteo's 3rd Birthday | Event Photographer | Dublin, CA

This little boy is growing up too fast. Though, it's a phrase I hate to say--because, children growing is not a surprise--the time I have seen Matteo from birth to now really feels like it hasn't been three years. A party with his friends was the way to ring in 3. A bouncehouse, a shark pinata, and grown-up drinks (for the parents) made for a a very fun Sunday afternoon. This winter afternoon light is quite the natural light for a backyard event. This was what you can say, a deLIGHTful birthday.

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File under: birthday photographer, birthday photography, childrens birthday, childrens birthday photographer, dublin birthday photographer, dublin event photographer, 3rd birthday photographer, party photographer, bay area party photographer, bay area birthday photographer

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