Dunwoody AAPI Celebration 2024 Photos

Asian American & Pacific IslanderCultural Heritage Celebration April 28, 2024 | Ashford Lane City of Dunwoody GAwww.dunwoodyga.gov ✯¸.•´*¨`*•✿ ✿•*`¨*`•.¸✯Featuring Souliya Natasinh Laotian American Society • Asian Games – Hacky Sack and Chopsticks • FASCA • Korean Traditional Dance Academy • Karenni Dance • Japanese Flower Arranging – Ikenobo Ikebana • Karate Atlanta Dunwoody • Indian […]

Chin National Day 2024 – Event Photos – Set 1

Chin Community of Atlanta Georgia 76th Chin National Day February 24, 2024 | Gujarati Samaj of Atlanta Event Coverage by Boon Vong (and my remote cameras!).  It takes time to go through and sort thousands of my photos from any event, plus the time to edit/color grade to my standards, and also posting to my […]

Lao / Thai / Cambodian New Year Dates 2024 – Atlanta, GA and SE US

Hello everyone, here’s a working list of some of the Lao / Thai / Khmer New Year Festival events this season (in the SE US at least). As of this posting, the dates are correct to the best of my knowledge, but always do your own checking of the various social media sites to see […]

VAC-GA – Mrs Vietnam Georgia 2024

Vietnamese American Community of Georgia VAC-GA Lunar New Year Festival / Mrs Vietnam Georgia Pageant Sunday February 4, 2024 | Plaza las Americas | Duluth, GA

VAC-GA – Miss Vietnam Georgia 2024 – Photos Set 4

Vietnamese American Community of Georgia VAC-GA Lunar New Year Festival / Miss Vietnam Georgia Pageant Sunday February 4, 2024 | Plaza las Americas | Duluth, GA Photo Set #4 – Winners! Also here are my photos from the Mrs Vietnam Pageant: VAC-GA – Mrs Vietnam Georgia 2024

Lao New Year 2023 – Wat Buddha Khanti – Sunday Photos

LAO NEW YEAR 2023Wat Lao Buddhakhanti   |   Snellville, GA   |   April 23, 2023 If you have loads of time, please check out my video recap of this past weekend.  These are the clips I shot as well as photos.  It’s 1hr and 24mins that shows the realness of our crazy/lovely/vibrant fun loving Lao culture. 🙂 […]

Chin National Day 2023 and Miss CND – Atlanta

75th Chin National Day February 18, 2023 | Gujarati Samaj | Tucker, GA Thanks again for the invite to CND! All Photos by Boon Vong, feel free share the post on your own accounts but with proper credit.  Anyone needing photos in the future LMK!   It was so nice seeing the traditional garb from […]

Dia De Muertos Oakland Cemetery

Dia De MuertosOakland Cemetery | Atlanta, GA | November 6, 2022 The Day of the Dead festival was presented by Historic Oakland Foundation, Consulate General of Mexico in Atlanta, the Institute of Mexican Culture, Atlanta History Center, and the Office of the Government of Guanajuato in Georgia www.oaklandcemetery.com Main Stage: Oaxacan Folk Dancers “Euzkal”Catrinas & […]

Diwali Celebration @ Sharon Forks Library Fulton County

Diwali CelebrationSharon Forks Library  |  October 23, 2022 https://www.forsythpl.org/sharon-forks-library The Sharon Forks Library in Fulton County had a fun Diwali celebration! Great performances by all the dancers, and free samosas! Feel free to use the photos however you want!

Lao New Year 2022 – Pageant Reunion – Alto, GA

Wat Lao Buddha Sattha Dhamma Sunday May 22, 2022 | Alto, GA It was a short stay on Sunday, but very cool idea on having a pageant winner reunion! Gear Used: Canon EOS RP and Nikon 105mm 1.4E (all manual focus!), Fuji X100, and Olympus E-M1, rolling with odd gear on this very hot and […]

APAC Gala 2022

37th Annual APAC Unity Gala Asian Pacific American Council of Georgia www.apacga.org APAC of GA is the consortium of 15 countries coming together to help promote the Asian Culture in Georgia. Saturday May 21, 2022 | Hilton Peachtree Corners Here are my photos from my perspective as a “guest!” 🙂 Thanks of course to everyone […]

Atlanta – 2022-03-16

 Asian Justice Rally – Break The Silence | Justice for Asian WomenGeorgia Freight Depot | Atlanta, GA | March 16, 2022 https://www.breakthesilence.day/On the 1-year Anniversary of the Atlanta Shooting, a coalition of Asian American non-profit organizations, elected officials and community leaders gathered at the Georgia Capitol to rally, centering the message on #StopAAPIHate and #JusticeforAAPIWomen. […]

Chin National Day 2022 and Miss CND – Atlanta

74th Chin National Day February 19, 2022 | Gujarati Samaj | Tucker, GA Thanks again for the invite to CND.  I had a great time covering the event.  I feel like my main goal is to always paint the prettiest picture for the various Asian community events here in metro Atlanta.  There’s so much to […]

Chin National Day – Atlanta, GA – February 22, 2020

Congrats to the Chin Burmese Community of Atlanta for organizing such a fun event!  This was my first time attending, as I’ve missed it every single year.  It was really neat to be able to document this for one of the newest refugee immigrant communities here in Atlanta. I started off life in the U.S. […]

Welcome to Atlanta Miss Universe Laos

What a fun couple of days!  On behalf of the Lao community here in Atlanta, Georgia and the United States of America, we would like to welcome Miss Universe Laos May Vichitta Phonevilay @vichittapvl @missuniverselaos as she competes in the pageant held right in our beloved ATL!! 😉 Please give them a follow! https://www.instagram.com/missuniverselaos/ https://www.instagram.com/vichittapvl/ https://www.facebook.com/missuniverselao/ […]

Canon EOS RP Follow Up Review

So I’ve had the Canon EOS RP for 9 months now.  I think that’s enough time to give a pretty good opinion on the strengths and weaknesses of this camera.  I’ve found that you really have to “live” with a camera or lens combo for a good long time to figure out what it’s best […]

2018 GAPABA 5th Annual Gala

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

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.

Anamorphic: Athens, GA

My first testings with the ISCO 2x Anamorphic Ultra Star projection lens, used for wide screen cinematic portraits!

Dragon Con 2017 Photos Set 1

Dragon Con 2017 Saturday Photos Set 1 Another great time at Dragon Con this year. I was only able to attend on Saturday, but the weather was amazing. Thanks to all the cosplayers who posed! I’ll be updating all the names in the captions when I get a chance! If I’m missing someone, please send […]