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Maritha Mae  photographer / los angeles . singapore do justice . love mercy documentary & travel work > @marithasears

These pretty pink flowers couldn't have gone more perfectly with her dress ๐ŸŒธ@jasminejcha. Shot with #fuji400h. Film Scans: @richardphotolab

Admiring ๐ŸŒฟ and all

Transportation around here.. ๐Ÿ

Chinatown for day 4 of lunar new year.

Persimmons from the local Chinese market...probably my favorite fruit. In season till February. ๐Ÿ…

You spaceship mall, you. ๐ŸŒ 

Moments in time. ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ•บ๐ŸผScans: @richardphotolab

Spent some time creating visuals for @lh_espresso's newest baby @lh_coldbrew

The future looks bright. @justinbior @jasminejcha Scans: @richardphotolab

It's been 3 weeks here...I've been busy getting Ev in touch with his roots..#lifeofeverett

In the thrilled for these two dear friends of mine to meet their little one soon! @suzy_weeks @aroundthecycle

Lanterns light up alleyways. Scarlet red (for luck) paper decorations can be seen adorning hallways, doors and balconies. Luscious mandarin oranges are given in special baskets and bags to symbolize wealth. Red envelopes holding cash are given to the younger generation...The sound of clanging cymbals and drums can be heard resounding through the streets accompanying lion dancing. 5 day weekends are given to employees. On this side of the world, CNY is bigger than Christmas. .
This year was the first year I've ever actually had a chance to observe so many of my heritage's traditions all at once...let alone first time celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year and I've never felt more in touch with my roots ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽ๐Ÿฎ