10th Annual 2024 GAPABA Gala Photos

GAPABA 10th Gala Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Associationwww.gapaba.org May 29, 2024 | Ga Aquarium | Atlanta, GA >< >< >< >< >< >< >< >< >< >< A selection of photos. Event coverage by Boon Vong + Phalatda Taysavang. Please keep up with GAPABA’s social media for the full set (and higher res photos)! […]

APAC Gala 2024 Photos

39th APAC Gala Asian Pacific American Coalition of Georgia May 11 2024  |  Sonesta  |  Duluth, GA Event Photography by Boon Vong (as a guest!). Yes I cover events professionally. 😉 I had the beef.  Like all hotel food for galas it was okay. Luckily at the table we had some papaya salad leftover!! There […]

Where to develop 35mm Film in Atlanta? (2024)

The other day I drove all the way to Douglasville GA to try out a new (to me) place for some film development, The Photo Spot.  I say all the way because as the old meme says, “Atlanta is 1 Hour from Atlanta.”  For the last couple of weeks here in the metro area traffic […]

Lao New Year – Conley, GA 2024 – Saturday Photos

∽ Lao New Year ∼ Wat Lao PothisaramConley, GA  |  April 27, 2024 •───────•°•❀•°•───────• I was only able to attend on Saturday, but here are a few images.  Thanks to all the ladies volunteering your valuable time, everyone looked great.  Also thanks to my “assistants” for helping take photos! 🙂 ‿︵‿︵‿୨ ୧‿︵‿︵‿ The following extra […]

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 […]

Tucker Cruise In – April, 2024

Really nice weather and start for the year’s first Tucker Cruise In.  If you’re looking for something to do every second Saturday of the month, please come out between 10am and 1pm.  And come early to get some grilled burgers and hot dogs for cheap!  For this show I wasn’t too focused on a specific […]

Lao New Year – Riverdale GA 2024

~ Lao New Year ∽ Wat Lao Buddhamoongcoon ︵‿︵‿୨❀୧‿︵‿︵ Riverdale, GA  |  Sunday, April 14, 2024 That was a fun “low key” Lao New Year/Boun Pimay at Wat Riverdale on Sunday.  Thanks to Aaliyah and Brianna for being the first models of the day!  😉 Great performances by the LDA Lao Dance Association, it was […]

Miss Cambodia Georgia – CAAG – 2024

Miss Cambodia Georgia Pageant Cambodian American Association of Georgia www.cambodia-ga.org April 16, 2024  |  I Luv Bowling Event Space  |  Duluth, GA Thanks for the invite, glad I got to attend! Congrats to all the brave ladies that competed, it’s definitely a tough thing to put yourself up for judging!  Everyone did great with their […]

Chin National Day 2024 – Cultural Dance Photos – Set 2

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 […]

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 […]

Hoi Cho Tet Atlanta 2024 – Event Photos

HỘI CHỢ TẾT ATLANTA TẾT FESTIVAL February 10, 2024 | Space Ballroom Featuring: Viet Atlanta’s Got Talent, GaTech Dance Group, Scholarship Winners and General Festival Vibe photos

Hoi Cho Tet Atlanta 2024 – Miss Viet Photos – Set 1

HỘI CHỢ TẾT ATLANTA TẾT FESTIVAL NÉT ĐẸP VIỆT NAM February 10, 2024 | Space Ballroom Thanks to all the lovely pageant ladies for posing for photos!  What a jam packed event at the Space in Norcross.  Always brings back memories of the 3em Vietnamese concert Grand Ballroom days.   Here’s Set 1 of my photos.  […]

Nam Phuong – 01-09-2024

Thanks for the invite to dinner!  It was a great time meeting and eating with some smart, and accomplished folks in the Atlanta and D.C. AAHPI scene.  The Buford Hwy corridor definitely has so many communities and stories.  Congrats to Mayor John Park of Brookhaven for being the first Asian American mayor in all of […]

Summerour Atlanta Wedding – G&C – 12.03.2023

For this wedding I made a personal recap book, an 8×6″ Flush Mount with matte velvet paper.  I think it looks pretty nice!  The paper is a bit more expensive than the normal lustre paper, but the fact that it doesn’t show any reflections and can be viewed/photographed from any direction is great.  The vertical […]

L&N Chin Burmese Pre Wedding Shoot

L&N All this happened in one day believe it or not!  Thanks to Lalsi and Ngai for being such great models and willing to walk to get these shots. 😉 The Chin cultural attire is so lovely and I already have ideas for some spring shoots amidst the fruit tree blossoms.

Diwali BAPS Fireworks Photos 2023 – Lilburn, GA

Every year I keep on forgetting to bring the Olympus cameras, with their fancy Live-Composite and Live-Bulb photo modes.  Probably the best tool for fireworks photography.  Oh well, these were shot with less than optimal gear, but it was still fun and a sight to behold on a chilly Sunday.

Atlanta Arab Festival 2023 Photos – Sept 30

Only a few photos from my second festival of the day, the Arab Festival at Alif Institute.  Had more fun soaking in the sights and sounds of the event than running around taking photos.  The band was really amazing.  Which reminds me I need to rekindle my interest in Persian techno.  I remember listening to […]

Serb Fest Atlanta 2023 Photos – Sept 30

Serb Fest Atlanta 2023Saints Peter and Paul Serbian Orthodox Church – Lilburn, GA Had a good time during my brief stay at the Serb Fest! (There were so many other festivals today!)  Here are some of my photos of the folklore performers.  I believe they were: St Stephen from Buffalo NY, and Serbian Crown from […]

2023 USPAACC-SE DiA Gala Event Photos

2023 USPAACC-SE Dia GalaThe Whitley, BuckheadSeptember 22, 2023 | Atlanta, GA Event Coverage by Boon Vong and Phalatda Taysavang.(A selection of photos, please follow USPAACC-SE’s social media for the rest of the images!) Backdrop Photos Here: 2023 USPAACC-SE Gala Backdrop Photos

Lovely Folks from Dragon Con 2023 – Set 1

Random folks that were kind enough to pose for photos while we wandered DragonCon!  Thanks so much!  So much to see and already looking forward to next year! @masterjoelnathan @emmagracebrookss @sheilaz1118 @gotmagic_entertainment @aubrey_akari

My Old Dragon Con Photo Posts

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