Lao New Year Habersham 2019 – Alto, GA

Wat Lao Sattha Dhamma May 11, 2019     Hi! My name is Boon. I’m an Atlanta based Artist. I draw, I take pictures! I’ve been covering events and documenting the multi ethnic Asian Pacific Islander community here in Georgia since 2004! Feel free to share with the links below. Thanks to all for posing […]

Lao New Year Stone Mountain, GA 2019 – Pageant Event Photos

Lao New Year Wat Buddha Khanti 2019 Snellville (Stone Mountain), GA – Event Photos by Boon Vong Hi! My name is Boon. I’m an Atlanta based Artist. I draw, I take pictures! I’ve been covering events and documenting the multi ethnic Asian Pacific Islander community here in Georgia since 2004! Feel free to share with […]

GaTech VSA Annual Charity Dinner 2019

Georgia Tech Vietnamese Student Association Annual Charity Dinner 2019 Happy Valley | Norcross, GA | 04-06-2019 Great job by all the students and volunteers for raising money for schools in Vietnam.  Thanks to Swift Atlanta for sponsoring, giving us a good dinner and vantage point for my photos.  Feel free to share with the links […]

Canon EOS RP Portraits

Here are some portraits with the Canon EOS RP in different portrait situations.  Right now, it’s not an A camera for me.  It’s more of a third option.  For video it’s really nice though.  Again, I don’t have any native RF glass yet, I have to use the older EF lenses via the adapter.  While […]

Canon EOS RP Sample Photos and Mini Review

Here are my quick thoughts on the new Canon EOS RP.  At the moment I don’t have any native RF lenses, I’m just using my various EF lenses with the free adapter.  Thus far the image quality is pretty much like every other Canon I’ve had or used in the past 10+ years.  I personally […]

LACSGA 2019 Fundraiser

3-02-19 | Blue Moon Event Hall | Duluth, GA Hi! My name is Boon. I’m an Atlanta based Artist. I draw, I take pictures! I’ve been covering events and documenting the multi ethnic Asian Pacific Islander community here in Georgia since 2004! Feel free to share with the links below. Thanks to all for posing […]

Nikon D50 Film Scanning

One of my next personal photo books will probably be my old portraits shot on film.  I’ve posted before about taking a picture of a negative with a DSLR and a macro lens, but thought I’d revisit it with some more “ancient” tech, a Nikon D50.  This 14+ year old DSLR doesn’t have much value […]

Anamorphic Autumn Photos

For some shoots and wanderings this past Autumn season I did remember to bring my ISCO anamorphic lens combo.  Still so complicated to use, but the field of view of the resulting images looks really nice on my 21:9 monitor.  There’s a lot of skewing that I have to fix manually in post since the […]

Panasonic 7-14mm f/4 Images and Mini Review

I don’t think I’ve posted my thoughts on the Panasonic 7-14mm f/4.  I’ve had it for a few years now, and use it for super wide angle shots of interiors of the events/weddings I cover.  It has an angle of view similar to the 14-24mm’s of the bigger cameras, but it definitely doesn’t “draw” like […]

Imaging USA Expo 2019 Atlanta and Canon EOS R Sample Raws

The last Imaging USA Expo that I attended was in 2013(!).  Technology has really changed since then: 3 axis gimbals hadn’t even hit the market yet, and Sony was still a relatively minor player in the world of still cameras.  My how things have changed!  I went hoping that Nikon had a booth so I […]

Talento Latino Modeling School Unique Fashion Show 2018

Talento Latino Modeling School Unique Fashion Show 2018 October 21, 2018  | La Mansion Event Hall  |  Chamblee, GA Thanks to everyone who posed for pretty pictures! 🙂 Hi! My name is Boon. I’m an Atlanta based Artist. I draw, I take pictures! I’ve been covering events and documenting the multi ethnic Asian Pacific Islander […]

Dragon Con Parade 2018 Photos

Atlanta, GA | September 1, 2018 | Another fun year at one of Atlanta’s best traditions–the Annual Dragon Con Parade! Where you can celebrate all sorts of fandom!

Nikon 105mm 1.4E Review

So I finally added the Nikon 105mm 1.4 to my portrait kit.  I’d been using the Nikon 85mm 1.4D and 105mm 2.8 Micro VR for years now, but decided that this modern lens (introduced in summer 2016) is another magical lens in the Nikkor lineup.  After a few test shoots with friends, I would have […]

Cosplay Portraits

Some of my favorite cosplay portraits from over the years: MomoCon, Dragon Con, Anime Weekend Atlanta, Cosplayers on Ice, etc!

Lao New Year: Wat Sattha Dhamma | Habersham County, GA

May 13, 2018 | Alto, GA Hi! My name is Boon. I’m an Atlanta based Artist. I draw, I take pictures! I’ve been covering events and documenting the multi ethnic Asian Pacific Islander community here in Georgia since 2004! Feel free to share with the links below. Thanks to all for posing for photos! All […]

Springtime on Arabia Mountain

Lovely day for a walk and picnic on Arabia Mountain.  This time of year the diamorpha smallii are in bloom.  These tough and fleshy plants with the red leaves grow in the shallow sandy soil.  In order to sound smart, I copied that from the information sign that you pass on the way up the […]

GAPABA 5th Annual Gala

Event Photography for the Georgia Asian Pacific Islander Bar Association 5th Annual Gala at the Georgia Aquarium

“Old” Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera still a good tool in 2018?

Yes, I think so!  The first BMPCC is a camera I use for BTS shots due to the no record limit and ease of grading the Pro Res.  The new Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K was announced on 4-9-2018 with an anticipated ship date of this September (let’s hope!) but I still like the […]

Nikon Df “Review” and Sample Images

I wanted this camera since Nikon announced it back in late 2013.  Its high price and quirky ergonomics was definitely polarizing amongst internet photographers back then.  For me though, I shoot so many camera brands, makes, and models, that at the end of the day I see every tool as having some value or strength.  […]

Miss Laotian American Pageant 2018

Event Photography of the 1st Annual Miss Laotian American Pageant. Norcross Community Center, April 1, 2018. Thanks to all the contestants and volunteers for contributing and giving back to the community.