Archive for Oct 09, 2010

I am so lucky to meet this wonderful New York couple. Not just “I-found-a-dollar-on-the-floor” lucky, and even better than “I-somehow-managed-to-fart-and-cough-at-the-same-time” lucky. The kind of luck that I have with this couple is “I went skydiving without a parachute and survived” kind of lucky.

This is Allison and Hok.

Allison originally found me through my blog back in January when I went to New York City. I photographed their engagement session, and after a long string of events I ended up photographing their wedding in Brooklyn! I was sooooo ecstatic! Allison’s my number one fan, and I call her my “east coast marketing department” because she’s been so kind as to share my work with all of New York City.  Allison always comments/likes the work on my Facebook page, and I’m so so so grateful for that.

Photographing her wedding day was so much fun and very interesting to say the least. After the tea ceremony, Alllison wasn’t allowed to speak according to tradition until she drinks the special/magical sweet water. During that time she couldn’t speak it was very odd, because Allison’s usually quite the talker especially with her gnarly Brooklyn accent, which I find extremely intriguing. I used to have an obsession with accents, and nobody in Los Angeles (that I’ve met) has a Brooklyn accent. Speaking of things I’ve never heard, Hok’s got quite a unique accent, I’m not sure how to describe his accent but I think it’s safe to say it’s a mixture between an Asian accent plus a Bronx accent.

I also had one of the best photo+video crews ever (Michael and Michael), both of whom were so easy to get along with and fun to work with.

So here are half of the photos that I’m putting up, which I’m both very excited and proud of. Thank you Allison and Hok, and congratulations on your wedding!

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