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November 15, 2009 Be The Difference Event!

Be the Difference is an event hosted and sponsored by Pacific Castle and 4cthePower, it was held at the Hacienda Center, and granted that it was the first event ever held there it had a decent turn out. Here are a few photos of the event

Opening act was Catterfly

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This is Jamie Hardy. Her music was the really, really mellow and sad type.  It really did sound mellow and sad.

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Wilson High School Cheer Team. Horray.

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Best Stage Presence award goes to Vudoo Soul with his amazing vocals singing Michael Jackson and other lively songs.

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Alex Shiau rappin’

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The next three photos are some of my favorite from the event. They’re photos of the local highschool kids ‘breakin’ it down old skool. Being among them made me feel young sometimes, and then super old at other times.

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One of my favorite artists! Clara C. She’s got soul, talent, and beauty! I look forward to doing a portrait session with her very soon!

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To “sing your heart out” is an expression best shown by the lead singer of this band called “Seriously.” Seriously.

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This is IZ. If you’ve never seen him teach workshops to high school kids, let me tell you, his passion for music definitely shows when he’s teaching. Seriously.

I also come to learn that a crowd can get super excited over anything that is thrown into a crowd. Be it a t-shirt (clean or sweaty), drumstick etc. etc. I think if I was ever a performer I’d throw some random trash out just to see who would try and catch it. Seriously.

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This is IZ’s silhouette. I like this photo because it represents his leadership. Seriously.

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Hollywood’s paparazzi has nothing compared to these kids.

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These are the world renown “Gamblerz” an internationally winning b-boy crew with moves that not even the word ‘sick’ can be sufficient enough to describe.  Their moves are ‘deathly ill.”

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They make this look easy.

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Often imitated and never duplicated…

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This is none other than Kaba Modern, the offspring of UCI and America’s Best Dance Crew

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This dude below is my buddy Lawrence Kao. The day before this show, he taught a dance workshop at Glen A Wilson High school (which was where him and I graduated.) Needless to say  the teeny bopper girls were so excited to see him that they formed a line to take photos with him. I was the guy that all the girls handed their camera to to take a photo of him. Yay. icon sad Be The Difference Event!

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Erich Chen Photography. Hacienda Heights Event Photographer. Los Angeles Event Photographer. Creative Event Photographer. Modern Event Photographer. If you are interested in your own event coverage please contact me through my website www.erichchen.com

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My work is on the front page of three very big websites!

On the Papaya website, much good news! First it was a few photos. Then it was “New Arrivals” Domination. Now it’s Front Page Domination. Next it’s magazines! Needless to say I am very excited!

Don’t worry PETA, the fur in the photo below isn’t real.

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In other news! The flier that I designed for “Be the Difference” is on the front page of two other popular websites. I will also be shooting the event this weekend, which is exciting as well!

One being the very well known (among Asian Americans) angryasianman.com

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The other being they very well known (among San Gabriel Valley residents) the San Gabriel Tribune website!

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This is madness! This is …Sparta!

Erich Chen Photography. Hacienda Heights Fashion and Portrait Photographer. San Gabriel Fashion and Portrait Photographer. Los Angeles Fashion and Portrait Photographer. If you are interested in your own event coverage or fashion shoot please contact me through my website www.erichchen.com

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October 13, 2009 Be the Difference.

This took me what seemed like forever and a day to design, but it’s done! I’m excited to see the events hosted by my friend Jon Chang, because they’re always good icon smile Be the Difference. I will be shooting the event as well, which means it’s going to be uber awesome (for me). I’ll be seeing a few familiar faces from the line up such as Lawrence and Tony from Kaba, and Clara Chung. They’re all really good.

The event is for a good cause, and it’s free.  It’s a FREE concert, with good talent, those don’t come by very often. So I encourage everyone to go to it! I’ll see you there?

November 07 2009

11AM – 5PM

1605-1695 S. Azusa Ave.,

Hacienda Heights, CA 91745


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