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Our blog section is more than just showing the most recent wedding and engagement, it helps you with your own wedding by giving you tips, guides, recommendation regarding photography, planning, preparation. Some articles actually came from our readers. They ask and we answer. So if you have any question, feel free to leave us a comment. We update it weekly, make sure to subscribe at the end of this page.

Guide to choose the best place for getting ready on wedding day

May 19, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
If you want a bright look, room with small windows will not cut it. If you want a soft look, room with yellow color will not get you there. The location choice is just as important as choosing photographers. We put up a guide which helps you pick the best place for getting ready. Then, it shows you how to prepare the place. By following this guide,...
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5 things to remember if you want your wedding photography to be successful.

May 06, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
There are two important factors for amazing wedding photos. The first one is your photographers, obviously. The second one is YOU! Even if you have no photography skill at all, it is still YOU! Don't believe you have that much power, do you? You should because you can actually do things that allow your photographers to reach their full potential.
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Los Altos History Museum Wedding | Amanda & Duy

May 04, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Duy is probably one of the most funny grooms we've ever met. His reactions were so unpredictable and entertaining. Amanda, on the other hand, looks chill. However, she sometimes sides with Duy just like a perfect comedian duo. That is what we love most about them. They never look stressed or under pressure. In addition, not only do they have great...
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What should you bring for your engagement session?

April 29, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
That is one of the questions we are asked the most. For most of you, this is the first time you do an engagement photoshoot, and you don't know what to bring. Good preparation for engagement session will make you feel comfortable and look amazing on photos. Although every wedding photographer has different suggestion and advice, you can use this ar...
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Yacht Harbor Engagement | Catherine & Marvin

April 23, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
First session of 2017. We feel like this will be another wonderful year for us. Catherine and Marvin contacted us when we were still in Viet Nam, photographing two destination weddings. We set things up with them quickly. We were so excited that we even responded their email when we were at the airport, waiting to take off. We wanted to make sure t...
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Why should I do an engagement session?

April 22, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
You are considering whether an engagement session is worth your time and what you pay for. It’s nice if it is already included in the package. But if it is not, you need some reasons to justify the investment. By reading this article, I will give you more in depth of what an engagement session can give you: It is your first photo trial. How will y...
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Hyatt Regency San Francisco Wedding | Jennifer & David

April 07, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
What more can we possibly ask for when we were chosen by another photographer for his wedding day? We first met David at his friend's wedding, Gokul, whose wedding we also captured. Shortly after, David reached out to us and decided to have us as his wedding photographer. Shooting for another photographer's wedding is a new experience to us. Some...
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Should I do first look?

April 07, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
You heard about First Look from your friends, from your photographers, or read it online. For anyone who comes across this article and has no idea what First Look is, it is the time when the groom first sees the bride before the ceremony. How is it done? Usually, the groom waits somewhere and the bride approaches him from behind, taps on his should...
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Bridal Boudoir - Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

April 07, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
During our trip to Viet Nam, we were so fortunate to work on some other projects besides weddings. One of them was this bridal boudoir, and this couldn't have been any better. Our friend introduced Ngoc Truong to us, a lovely and charming lady. She was shy and nervous on our first day meeting. However, she quickly became confident and daring, show...
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Rengstorff House Wedding | Melissa & Greg

April 05, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Hotel: Hampton Inn Mountain View Venue: Rengstorff House 2nd photographer: Michael Dang
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