About gene x

Co-founder of Orange Photography. Pinball enthusiast, bike rider, beer lover.

2023 in Orange Photography, Wrapped!

2024-01-03T08:57:18-08:00By |Categories: Company, Point of View, Reviews|

So it’s finally 2024 and we had a whirlwind of a year in 2023.  We didn’t post too much on our blog mostly because of just being busy and not focusing enough of our time on it.  So here’s a wrap up of the last year.  

Statistically here’s some data:

    • Total shoots for our event photographers: 401
    • Busiest Months: April and November
    • Total Hours shot: 2,230 

But numbers don’t really tell the full story: […]

Twitter, @x and Orange Photography – a behind the scenes look

2023-07-31T07:07:15-07:00By |Categories: Business, Company, News, Point of View|Tags: , , |

Well last week was quite a whirlwind and Orange got a lot of attention since one of our co-founders, Gene X Hwang (me) was all over the news cycle when Twitter completed it’s transformation to X and subsequently took over the @x Twitter handle, which I had owned since 2007.   We ourselves have had our account on Twitter since 2009 and as the news spread we found ourselves getting a lot of unexpected attention and […]

What’s been happening in San Francisco Event Photography?

2022-12-04T21:02:21-08:00By |Categories: Event, Giving Back, News, Nonprofit, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Envision at the deYoung with First Exposures and The Women's BuildingWe always enjoy the fact that we get to experience so many different types of events and often get to see and do things we may otherwise have never gotten the chance to experience […]

Orange Photography co-founder’s pandemic photo journal featured

2020-12-16T13:33:53-08:00By |Categories: Personal, Photography, Point of View|Tags: , , |

As the pandemic took hold and closed down business across the world, we at Orange also felt the impacts and in all the cities our teams live and work in, we saw downtowns closing and businesses shuttering.  In September of 2020 The Frisc magazine featured some of our co-founder Gene X Hwang’s photography in a piece for their Street Photo […]

Photo Journal – Life in Quarantine: San Francisco

2020-04-24T09:18:41-07:00By |Categories: Feature, News, Personal, Photography, Point of View|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Coronavirus quarantine san francisco March 19, 2020 – Shortly after Governer Newsom’s edict tonight – scenes from the Mission District

As a non-essential business, we at Orange Photography have been doing our best to weather this pandemic and ride things out.  In San Francisco we went into […]

Looking Forward, Giving Back with First Exposures

2019-05-14T18:28:14-07:00By |Categories: Giving Back, Video|Tags: , , |

We’ve been supporters of the First Exposures program for a number of years and more recently have been doing video work for them as well as some of our team volunteering with them.  Just under a month ago was the Looking Forward, Giving Back benefit at SOMArts center.  It’s always a really fun event where both the kids (mentees) and their mentors […]

Green Business Awards at the California Academy of Sciences

2019-03-14T15:09:13-07:00By |Categories: Business, Event, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , |

We’re very proud to be part of the San Francisco Green Business Program which itself is part of the larger California Green Business Network.  As in past years we’ve sponsored the Green Business Awards where other businesses that fulfill the requirements are awarded their […]

A look at the NYSE San Francisco

2019-03-13T16:22:00-07:00By |Categories: Event|Tags: , |

One of the things that’s fun about our jobs as photographers is getting to experience and see things you might otherwise not get access to.  One of those things happened this week as we covered the opening day of the new trading floor for the New […]

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