Behind The Scenes Shoot Scissors
I don’t think there’s a big audience for written blogs anymore (I do vlog a lot though!), but even if there were – I’m so busy right now that I haven’t been able to really do anything. And it’s hard not to feel like it’s a personal shortcoming – especially […]

It’s Hard To Write Stuff When You’re So Busy, Like ...


Hey folks! I’m excited to finally be able to share the awesome photos I took during our photoshoot for Wella’s Trendvision competition. I cannot describe how lovely it is to be able to run around and have fun and not be having panic attacks during a photoshoot. Haha Unfortunately, only […]

Behind The Scenes: Wella Shoot Pt. 1


Huffington Post Snapchat
No seriously. I do not know how this shit keeps happening to me, but I’ve been asked to give a TedX talk, I was asked to give the keynote speech at a conference at the University of San Francisco (Wtf, right? Like…first off, random, second off I’m just some vastly […]

HuffPo Asked Me To Join A New Section On Their ...



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There’s a guy named Harry (Or at least, a dummy Youtube account named Harry) who has been trolling a silly video I made 5 years ago. The video is of me twirling shears around. I won’t waste your time with all the stuff I’m wasting my time with – condensed, […]

Dear Harry (The “Mizutani Sucks! Kiyoshi Sucks!” Guy)



My TedX Talk
So here’s a funny and embarrassing story. I gave a talk at a TedX conference, and if you watch the video, I look… not my best. And the talk was on mental health, too. (Bonus!) Unlike the other speakers who applied, I was asked to do it. I had 4 […]

Why I Look Insane In My TedX Talk



iPhone vs Olympus OM-D E-M5
After I did my video on tips to get the most out of your iPhone camera for client pics, I thought it would be interesting to put two almost identical pictures  – one taken with my iPhone, one taken with my real camera – side by side. Both pictures here are […]

iPhone vs. Olympus OM-D E-M5 In Salon Photos!


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I’ve been wanting to make a how-to guide on taking better pictures in the salon with your iphone for awhile, but getting an empty, quiet salon and a willing participant during the middle of the day has proved impossible. So I had a girl I work with run around the […]

The INCREDIBLY Basic Iphone Photo Guide for Hair Stylists


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The more I photograph clients, the easier it gets. I was actually a little scared of asking people if I could photograph them at first, but not anymore! People seem excited to have their picture taken. And I think in clients actually have fun with it – They get a photo […]

Photograph Your Hair Client Challenge Pt. 6