Modern, Eclectic Silverlake Loft Shoot by Jean Bai

LA-based interior designer, Breeze Giannasio, fearlessly juxtaposes elements of open, modern Californian residences with an eclectic tribal ensemble for Johanna Maska, a marketing exec at a bay area fin tech firm and co-founder of Percena, a platform empowering women and minorities to network and grow.

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Resurgence by Jean Bai

Last night, I went out with my new baby - a tilt shift lens purchased from Germany. A board member of a non-profit organization, which provides self-sufficiency programs and housing to disadvantaged families, told me it was hosting its annual luncheon and could use some photos for decoration. Out I went into the Peninsula for inspiration.

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Starting Out Story #1: Getting Views by Jean Bai

I consider myself an introvert, so the whole idea that business now begins with social media in order to reach a wider audience is pretty daunting to say the least. Now that I've gone through the formation of about a dozen social media accounts, linking each to my domain and adding them to niche social networks, I can say that it wasn't so painful. It's been refreshing. 

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Traveling Abroad by Jean Bai

“It’s not your experiences, but it’s what you do with them,” a Brazilian woman once told me, while I was staying a night in Venice. Looking back, that entire experience traveling on my own was one of the happiest times in my life. There was nothing more than a backpack for survival. You appreciate what you have so much more. The most important thing to me at the time was a small point-and-shoot Travels camera to remind myself of the times.

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Modern Measurements & Creative Worth by Jean Bai

A while back, I traveled to Chicago to attend a technology/advisory summit for my data analysis and reporting work in wealth management. The key theme at the conference was the importance of adaptability in our age of rapid change & technology. Thinking about how the finance industry is grappling with that fact led me to consider a few ideas for pricing creative work.

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