Business Cards
This seriously was the best design I could come up with. I am rubbish at designing things like this. The comments I’ve gotten about them from other people in the industry have ranged from: “Wow that’s cool! It feels really nice too.” to “Why’d you spend so much money on […]

My New Business Cards!

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 ...

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!

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