My name is Michael Tsao I am a wedding photographer based in Orange County. Growing up, I’ve had many fortunate opportunities to travel and work abroad, but I was born and Newport Coast and grew up in Orange County. I am a homegrown, full-blooded Californian and I choose to settle down in Orange County because it is here I feel at home more than anywhere else in the world.
Photography, for me, is about savoring all of life’s intensities. I am a photographer because I want to celebrate life by documenting moments and photography helps me achieve this (that, and my sketching abilities fell a bit short). As a photographer, each photo I take, I take with purpose. The goal of each click of my shutter is to capture the essence of my subject so that whomever comes across my photos can experience what I had experienced at that very moment.
I am a wedding photographer simply because I am a happy person and I like immersing myself around happy people. And though it can get a little crazy at times, I never forget that weddings are always a joyous occasion, celebrating the union of family.
I am a wedding photographer because it’s what I love, and what I love doing and I hope to be a part of your journey.