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 […]

GAPABA In-House Counsel Dinner – 2022-05-19

Georgia Asian Pacific Islander Bar AssociationGeneral Counsel Panel Discussionwww.gapaba.org Flourish Atlanta | May 19, 2022 A few of my photos from last night’s event.  Please keep up with GAPABA’s social media for the rest!

Gwinnett Multicultural Fest 2022

Gwinnett Place Mall | Saturday, May 14, 2022 Stopped by for about an hour before heading off on a fun adventure around town, but I’m glad Gwinnett county had a festival to showcase our diversity.  Here’s hoping once they decide on what to do with the old mall that it will be a nice inviting […]

NACA Spring Festival 2022

National Association of Chinese AmericansSpring Festival 2022 – Lunar New Year Banquet www.naca-atlanta.orgCanton House | Chamblee, GA | May 7, 2022 Event Photography by: Boon Vong & Ek Vong

ACE Event – The Lola at Southern Dairies

Catching up on posting a few recap photos from past events.  This space was really nice! Unlike the plain corporate in the heart of the city ones that I’m used to, the open space and lighting made for some nice photos.  The communal workspace is right behind Ponce City Market and I think there’s a […]

Chattahoochee Nature Center Event Photos

Here are a few photos from the event I helped cover after the Johns Creek Intl Festival.  Pretty much like everyone else, if I haven’t been to a particular location for event photography work, I google to see the logistics of the place and what other folks have shot.  Not every event is the same […]

Johns Creek International Festival 2022 Photos

Here are some of my photos of the Johns Creek Intl Festival from this past Saturday 4-30-22.  Thanks to all who posed for photos! Everyone did a great job on stage.  I definitely enjoyed the music from the School of Rock (The covers of “Rebel Yell” and “Bullet with Bufferfly Wings” was crazy!).  There was […]

International Night Market Suwanee – 2022-04-22

International Night MarketGlow in the Park Suwanee, GA | April 22, 2002 Some of my photos from a fun night right in our backyard!  Great seeing everyone and catching up with friends.  The festival is still going on today (Saturday) and should be an even busier and more packed day.  Get out there early to […]

Wat Khmer New Year 2022 – Cambodian Buddhist Society Inc

Wat Khmer New YearCambodian Buddhist Society Inc6533 Rock Springs RdStonecrest, GA 30038 Sunday April 17, 2022 It turned out to be a lovely day at the Cambodian temple in Lithonia/Stonecrest.  Great running into the Mey family and also going on a mini adventure to Arabia Mountain for quick family photos.  Arabia is only about 10 […]

Georgia Appleseed 17th Annual Fundraiser

Georgia Appleseed 17th Annual FundraiserRoaring for Justicewww.gaappleseed.org April 14, 2022 | Savanna Hall – Zoo Atlanta Event Photography by Boon VongBackdrop Photography by Phalatda Taysavang Here are a selection of my photos, it was nice meeting everyone, thanks for posing!  Please visit Georgia Appleseed’s website and social media for more photos, and of course to […]

Kalaxya Dance Recital 2022

Kalaxya Dance Recitalhttps://kalaxyadance.comAham ShaktiThe Power Within April 9, 2022 | Gas South District | Duluth, GA Thanks to Rick and Mital for the invite! What a wonderful and colorful show.  Here are a “few” of photos from my perspective of a guest. I sat all the way in the back row with my rarely used […]

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. […]

International Women’s Day – IWF Georgia

International Women’s Forum Georgia3rd Annual International Women’s Day Forum Georgia Pacific | Atlanta, GA | 2022-03-03 Mar. 8 is International Women’s Day and the GA Chapter of the International Women’s Forum hosted a symposium on the 3rd to raise awareness about women in the U.S. and worldwide. https://tinyurl.com/yv7pkumy #breakthebias IWF GA is using its voice and […]

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 […]

Miss Vietnam Georgia 2022 – VAC-GA Tet – 01-30-2022

Miss Vietnam Georgia Pageant and Lunar New Year Celebration Vietnamese American Community of Georgia Space Ballroom | Norcross, GA | January 30, 2022 Chuc Mung Nam Moi everyone! It’s been a few years since the last pageant and festival so it was nice seeing random folks and catching up! I missed the evening gown portion […]

Anime Day Gwinnett – November 27, 2021

Had a wedding to attend on Saturday evening, but during the day I checked out the Anime Day event down the road at Gas South District (formerly Gwinnett Center).  Pretty cool show, especially for $5.00!  Parking was also $5.  It’s nice to see a show affordable enough for the young folk to get in and […]

2021 Petit Le Mans – Fri Photo Blog

Motul Petit Le Mans – 2021-11-12 Fri Photo BlogMichelin Raceway Road Atlanta – Braselton, GA Hello everyone here are some of my photos from a lovely brisk morning at Road Atlanta for this year’s Petit Le Mans.  Similar to cars, there are just too many cameras and lenses to pick only one, so here’s what […]

2021 USPAACC-SE Dia Gala Event Photos

2021 USPAACC-SE Dia Gala Oceans Ballroom, Georgia Aquarium October 9, 2021 | Atlanta, GA Event Coverage by Boon Vong and Ek V. (A selection of photos, please follow USPAACC-SE’s social media for the rest of the images!)

Happy Lunar New Year 2021

Happy Chinese/Viet/Lunar New Year everyone!  Here are some of my photos from last week’s festivities from a few of our local CFM/HK Supermarkets.  Please check them out for the best selection of food and groceries in metro Atlanta.  www.cityfarmers.market. I sure hope that by next year the big events and pageants will return again! 🙂

Talento Latino Modeling School Unique Fashion Show 2020

Talento Latino Modeling SchoolUnique Fashion Show 2020 – 10th AnniversaryDecember 20, 2020  | La Mansion Event Hall  |  Chamblee, GA Thanks to everyone who posed for pictures! 🙂  These are a few images that caught my eye.  More to come in the following post! Event Photos: Boon Vong

LACSGA 4th Annual Gala

Lao Asian Community Services of Georgia4th Annual Fundraising Event Santa Fe Ballroom | Duluth, GA | March 14, 2020 facebook.com/lacsga.org Featuring: Mod Daeng Jiraporn, Spencer, Toula, Ta Event Coverage by: Boon Vong and Ek Vong   Bonus Video Clips!      

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. […]

Miss Universe Laos Farewell Dinner

December 9, 2019 Lunch @ I Luv Hot Pot | Duluth, GA It was another fun evening down here in Atlanta.  I missed the Miss Universe Pageant this past weekend, but it was very nice to cover this farewell gathering and have bookends to a pretty neat experience for our Lao community.  Big thanks to […]

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/ […]