Well, with all that’s going on in the world right now, at least it’s looking really pretty out there… 🙃
One way I get through our wacky Georgia winters is that I mess around with my various oddball camera and lens combos. The Nikon 105mm 1.4E is my main portrait lens that lives on my Nikon bodies, but for this quick Sunday hangout, I thought it would be fun to see what it can do […]
The weather here in Georgia can be so weird. After 70 degree days, rain, and floods, we had a short but amazing snowfall on the morning of Sat February 8, 2020! Luckily none of it turned to ice on the roads and we got a nice backdrop for yet another spontaneous photo/food adventure!
Miss Vietnam Georgia and Lunar New Year | January 26, 2020 | Space Ballroom Norcross, GAVietnamese American Association of Georgia www.vac-ga.orgEvent Photography by Boon Vong (& Friends!) 🙂 Thanks for making it this far! 🙂 I wasn’t there the entire day so I missed two outfits and the fashion show, but these were the good […]
Hi there everyone! Apparently there’s this new thing called Instagram. 😉 Thanks to @lawrsonpinson for organizing and hosting. Thanks to models/bubble tea/dance partners Chalita – @4ever_819 and Rachel – @rachelmarchman for the invite, and also breaking character and having fun photos as usual. Also thanks to Brittany – @justbeburke, I really liked the images we […]
Festival de Dia de Muertos 27 de Octubre de 2019Atlanta History Center What a lovely and vibrant culture on display at the Atlanta History Center! Here are the pictures I got before I had to run off to another event. Feel free to download and share. Thanks to all the cute little ones for posing!! […]
Faces of TEA Walk 2019 Together Empowering Asian Americanswww.teawalk.org Hosted and Organized by CPACSCenter for Pan Asian Community Services, Doraville, GA This was my 11th(?) year covering or just stopping by the event. I couldn’t stay the whole time, so this year I decided to just capture faces and portraits of my diverse community here […]
2019 Atlanta Asian Film Festival Opening www.atlaff.org October 11, 2019 | Technology Park | Norcross, GA Thanks to Li Wong and the volunteers for another great opening with tons of Asian Cuisine!! 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 […]
Diversity in Action | Saturday October 5, 2019 | Georgia Aquarium | Atlanta, GA Event Photography by Boon Vong and Thomas Cannon A sampling of photos from Saturday’s great event. The rest of the images can be found on the US-PAACC SE FB soon. Hi! My name is Boon. I’m an Atlanta based Artist. I […]
Japan Fest 2019 | Gwinnett Forum | Saturday, September 21, 2019 Notes: Konnichi Wa! Another jam packed weekend at Japan Fest right down the street. I hadn’t been in several years, but good to see that this cultural festival still brings in guests by the tens of thousands. A lot of these images are of […]
Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival | Saturday September 7, 2019 | Olympic Venue Clark’s Bridge | Gainesville, GA Congrats to our friends, the Mekong Dragons for winning this year’s Atlanta Dragon Boat Race! (And we also placed in the top 10 out of 80 teams! Finally after 14 years of participating!!) Event Coverage from the perspective […]
It was a fun 3 days at Dragon Con this year! Here are some of my random portraits and event photos. I’ll slowly but surely be adding more posts. Thanks again to all the great people who posed, or stopped to chat about nerdery and photography. 🙂 I’m sorry I didn’t get everyone’s info. (Dragon […]
Congrats to all the winners and participants in the 2019 Miss Vietnam Georgia Pageant!
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 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 […]
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!
Event Coverage of the 2018 Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival, held annually after Labor Day in Gainesville, GA. Please join us next year!
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 […]