Having been a professional wedding photographer in Hong Kong for many years, I’m now getting booked for more and more destination weddings in far flung and exotic locations such as India, Thailand and the USA. Preparing for any wedding is a big job, but shooting a huge event somewhere unfamiliar requires a whole new level of attention to detail. It’s an honor to be chosen as someone's destination wedding photographer, and of course you want to do your couple proud.
- 13 November 2017
- 17 October 2017
- 02 October 2017
For me, the best thing about being a professional wedding photographer is getting to share in the most beautiful and meaningful moments of a couple’s big day. Every wedding has its own special highlights, and they’re not always at the times you might expect. Here are some of my favorite wedding photography moments, part 1…
Flower Power (see header photo)
- 29 August 2017
First off, I love doing family photography in Hong Kong, even though I am better known for my work in luxury weddings and VIP events. Over the years and numerous family photo shoots, I’ve come to realize that Hong Kong is probably one of the best cities in the world to be a professional family photographer. Here are seven reasons why:
There are loads of families here
- 14 August 2017
There are several different tricks for shooting moving objects, each of which will result in a slightly different final image. Remember though, no matter how many hot tips you read, photographing motion will always be part technique, part art. Be sure to practice and independently experiment to get the look and feel you’re after.
- 30 July 2017
- 22 June 2017
If you’re not Chinese or acquainted with modern Chinese marriage customs, it can be rather puzzling to see a woman in a bridal gown and full makeup pounding pavements in her sneakers while being followed by a sweating man in a suit, an entourage of stylists, and a camera crew. No, this isn’t a magazine shoot or a film set - you’ve stumbled across a couple taking pre-wedding photographs.
- 01 June 2017
Whether you’re an actor, a yoga teacher or a CEO, a decent headshot is an essential marketing tool in your professional arsenal, one that could make the difference between landing a gig or not. While it may seem like the simplest of photography tasks - it’s only the head after all - I’ve learnt through my many years as a professional photographer in Hong Kong that taking the perfect headshot isn’t as easy as it looks.
- 23 April 2017
On April 16, 2017, Hong Kong was showered in a shimmer of sequins and leg-shaking as DA-BANGG, the most epic Bollywood live tour on the planet, came to the city for one night only. As the official event photographer this was by far the biggest and most prestigious medley of superstars that have come across my lens to date!
- 29 March 2017
7 Hong Kong-specific photography tips
Hong Kong is one of the most photographed cities in the world, so how does one go about capturing its glory? As a professional photographer based in the city, I’d like to share with you a few Hong Kong-specific tips for taking great photos in our mega metropolis.
Think about what is uniquely Hong Kong and may not last forever