About The Artist


Li Xu is a completely self taught fine art portrait photographer based in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area.  She is a master of utilizing natural light while highly skilled with artificial lightings as well. She is extremely passionate about her work.

As a mother of an amazing little boy, Li’s original motivation when she first started teaching herself photography was her son as she wanted to capture every single moment of her child growing up. Her son continues to be her motivation and inspiration in her pursuit of fine art portrait photography. She is passionate about using her eyes and lens to create magic moments for you and your family.

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it”–Ansel Adams

“When people ask me what equipment I use, I tell them my eyes, my lens, and my heart”–Li Xu