ATL Nritya Academy 2022 Showcase

ATL Nritya Academy 2022 Showcase November 20, 2022  |  Cumming, GA https://www.atlantanrityaacademy.com/ https://www.facebook.com/AtlantaNrityaAcademy/ www.b-vong.com  |  @boonvongphotos Thanks for having me!  What a great showing of energetic and graceful dances! Everyone did an amazing job!

Nikon F100 + 105mm 1.4E + Expired Kodak Gold 200

Thanks to Thomas for some rolls of expired film!  My guess is the film might have been at least ten years old, but I’m glad it still registered an image.  Here are some examples of the first expired roll on an F100 and 105mm 1.4E.  Out of 24 exposures I think I got about 16 […]

ADC Atlanta 2nd Banquet

ADC Atlanta 2nd Banquet ADC is a civil rights organization committed to defending the rights of people of Arab descent and promoting their rich cultural heritage. ADC supports the human and civil rights of all people and opposes racism and bigotry in any form. Alif Institute  |  Doraville, GA  |  November 13, 2022 www.adc.org  |  […]

Dia De Muertos Oakland Cemetery – Set 2 – Sigma Infrared and Color Photos

So here are my “bonus” photos, a few shots with my Sigma SD14 and SD15.  The SD14 was in infrared mode and the SD15 was normal color with a really cheap 70-300mm.  It was definitely a challenge shooting these slow cameras/lenses alongside the normal easy Canon setup I had on Sunday.  Again, I like ALL […]

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 & […]

Festival del Dia De Los Muertos – Lawrenceville – 2022-10-29

Festival del Dia De Los Muertos Lawrenceville Arts Center  |  Aurora Theatre  |  Lawrenceville, GA  |  October 29, 2022 lvilleartscenter.com Featuring: Mariachi Jaliciense Danza Azteca Acitlalmitchli Alma Mexicana Danza Folklorica Nathalia Music and more! Thanks to Lawrenceville for having this neat Dia de los Muertos festival! So glad we didn’t have to drive far since […]

Romanian Festival at Roman Orthodox Church Lilburn

Biserica Ortodoxa Romana Sfintii Imparati Constantin si Elena Romanian Orthodox Church “Saints Constantine & Helen”October 22, 2022  |  Lilburn, GA scechurch.org I went to the Romanian Festival at the church in Lilburn on an amazing autumn Saturday! Very welcoming people and the Rosa Atlanta Bulgarian dancers were really great and colorful. Had the delicious Romanian […]

Diwali Celebration at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

Diwali Celebration at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir October 24, 2022  |  Lilburn, GA Here are some photos from the very impressive Diwali celebration last night. So amazing how this (and many other unique places) is all in our backyard of metro Atlanta. I didn’t use any of my big work cameras (since they don’t allow […]

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!

GAPABA WLN 4th Annual Signature Dinner

Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association GAPABA Women’s Leadership Network 4th Annual Signature Dinner A View from the Top: Perspectives from Female Leaders in Law www.gapaba.org October 19, 2022  |  5Church Midtown  |  Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Arab Festival – 2022-10-09

15th Atlanta Arab Festival Alif Institute | October 9, 2022 | Doraville, GA Only got to attend for a few hours but this was a really fun and colorful event! I’ll definitely have to stay a lot longer next time.  Thanks to everyone for posing for photos!

GGDA SIEGE Photos – 2022-10-09

Georgia Game Developers Associationwww.ggda.org Slowly catching up on my event photos. This was actually my second event of the day. I stopped by after visiting the Arab Festival which was not too far away.  Thanks to GGDA for the invite and pizza and drinks! It was very nice seeing all the local games and developers.  […]

AAPI Community Rally with Stacey Abrams & Rep Bee Nguyen

AAPI Community Rally with Stacey Abrams, Rep Bee Nguyen and Special Guests October 7, 2022  |  Korean American Association of Greater Atlanta Center  |  Norcross, GA Photos by Me! I came for the free bubble tea! 😉 And I got to use my 360 degree Ricoh Theta camera!  Now folks can see the whole room […]

2022 USPAACC-SE Dia Gala Event Photos

Share 2022 USPAACC-SE Dia GalaThe Ballroom at 12 Midtown Atlantic StationSeptember 23, 2022 | Atlanta, GA Event Coverage by Boon Vong. Backdrop Photos by Phalatda Taysavang.(A selection of photos, please follow USPAACC-SE’s social media for the rest of the images!) Share

2022 Dunwoody Latino Hispanic Heritage Celebration

September 18, 2022 | Dunwoody Cultural Arts Center Featuring: Tabula Rasa School Dancers, Maculele-Capoeira Academy Decatur, Corners Outreach Music Academy, EIM Dance, Dunwoody Idol Winner Maria Deirisarri, Ballet Folklorico by Alma Mexicana, Aklla Sumaq Dance by the Peruvian Cultural Association, La Candela Flamenco, Veronica Gleason Emcee Wendy Corona Event Photography by Boon Vong Thanks to […]

2022 GAPABA Gala Event Photos

8th GAPABA Gala  |  September 15, 2022  |  Oceans Ballroom Georgia Aquarium  |  Atlanta, GA A selection of event photos by Boon Vong and Phalatda Taysavang (The rest will be on the Georgia Asian Pacific Islander Bar Association’s social media, please give them a follow and support the good work they do in the Atlanta […]

2022 Atlanta Korean Festival Photos

2022 Atlanta Korean FestivalSeptember 10, 2022 | Norcross, GAThe Korean American Association of Greater Atlanta 애틀랜타 한인회 Event Photography by Boon Vong | @boonvongphotos I had a great time at the Atlanta Korean Festival on Saturday!  Luckily there wasn’t a huge rainstorm to ruin the outside stuff.  Such a fun time at this Dance Party+Food […]

Asians in America + Advancing Asian Americans Event – Ventanas

Asians in America + Advancing Asian Americans www.aiacelebration.com | www.aaapac.org August 27, 2022  |  Ventanas  |  Atlanta, GA Photos by Me! (Also, the Asian community in Atlanta must confuse me with other random photographers in town. I don’t know of too many that carry 3 cameras, at the very least! 🙂 😭) ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Enough of my […]

USPAACC-SE – Business Summit – 2022-08-25

United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Southeast Region http://uspaacc-se.com/ Business Summit: Adapting to Change 2022-08-25 | 12 Midtown | Atlanta, GA Event Coverage by: Boon Vong A selection of my photos. Please keep up with the USPAACC-SE social media for the rest of the photos. Questions, or photo requests? Please contact me via […]

Binders Artist Talk – Ross Rossini – 2022-08-18

Binders Art Supplies and Frames | Buckhead | Atlanta, GA www.bindersart.com | www.rossinfineart.com So glad I attended the Ross Rossin artist talk at Binders (Peachtree Road) last night.  Lots of great wisdom and life tips from a modern day master. I definitely need to get back into drawing as I’m super rusty! 😭 It was […]

GGDA Gwinnett Tech – 2022-08-09

Share How to Break into Game Dev and EsportsGeorgia Game Developers Association | Gwinnett Technical College It was nice meeting everyone at the game dev event last night! Lots of cool games and glad I stopped by to get some inspiration.  I gleaned lots of great information, like how working on one’s portfolio should be […]

Young Atlanta Fashion Show – High Museum of Art

Young Atlanta Fashion ShowHigh Museum of Art | Atlanta, GA | August 6, 2022 It was nice meeting everyone at the fashion show! Thanks to every fashionable person for posing for photos. 🙂 Great turnout, even with the crazy summer time rain that didn’t let up until after midnight.  Feel free to use my photos […]

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 […]