Running Hare Vineyard Wedding :: 2nd Shooter for Kristie Baxter

It was such an honor to second shoot for another great photographer, Kristie Baxter, on one of her beautiful weddings held at Running Hare Vineyard in Prince Frederick, MD.


Washington, DC Wedding :: 2nd Shooter for Julie Socher

I am very grateful to Julie Socher for letting me second shoot once again one of her weddings. Here are some of the photos I took from the Washington, DC wedding. The ceremony was held at the Holy Rosary Italian Catholic Church followed by the reception at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center.

The couple, fresh off the “I dos”.

The couple’s first dance – a wedding souvenir.

Father and daughter dance.

Mother and son dance – message tree.


Lisa and Josh: Old Town Alexandria Engagement

It was an overcast, summer afternoon. The clouds were dark and heavy. There was a hint of rain in the air. Yet, Old Town Alexandria was packed with people – locals and tourists alike. I had a great opportunity to photograph this lovely couple. Thanks to a joint, collaborative effort by my fellow photographers and I.

Lisa and Richard, you two are truly fabulous. It was a hot and humid day but you did not mind. You guys rock! I had a wonderful time. Thank you once again and best wishes! Shout out to my photographer friends, Julie Socher, Kelvin Huynh and Michael Wine for making this possible.

Here are some of the photos I took from the session.

The dashing and the stunning.

Lisa, you have got the most gorgeous eyes I have ever seen!

Well, the rain finally poured down after taking this last shot. Timing was impeccable!

Click here to see more of Lisa and Josh’s engagement photo session.

Mechanicsville Wedding :: 2nd Shooter for Julie Socher

I am extremely honored to second shoot for an amazing photographer, Julie Socher, whose work and style I truly admire. Here are some of the photos I took from the Mechanicsville, MD wedding. The wedding ceremony was held at Trent Hall Bed and Breakfast followed by the reception at the Bay District Fire Hall.

The dashing groom.

… with his groomsmen.

The guys on their way to the wedding ceremony.

… on a boat.

The new Mr. and Mrs. on their grand entrance at the reception.

And …

Julie, thanks again for trusting me and I am looking forward to work with you again in the near future.

Isabella’s Yo Gabba Gabba Themed Party

Last month, I get the chance to celebrate my goddaughter Isabella’s first birthday party held at Maggiano’s Little Italy at the Fashion Show Mall in Vegas. Since she is a big fan of Yo Gabba Gabba, her family threw her, of course, a Yo Gabba Gabba themed birthday bash. Honestly, I have never heard of Yo Gabba Gabba before. Not until I met Isabella. I went crazy taking photos of the details at the party. Of all the birthday parties that I have been to, I have never had this much fun taking photos of the details as much as this one. I’ve got to share it! Here are few of my favorites. Take note, no professional event coordinator was hired for this event. This was a family effort with the help of the local vendors.

Yo Gabba Gabba scene backdrop made by Isabella’s mom and cousins.

Lollipops, cookies and cake pops made by Isabella’s auntie’s friend. They don’t just looked good, they tasted good too. I don’t have her website but if anyone’s interested, shoot me a message.

Ahh the cupcakes … these are to die for! These are alcohol-inspired cupcakes made by Pick Your Poison Bakeshop.

Four tier cake created by Drago Sisters Bakery.

Here’s a picture of the birthday girl, with mom and dad ready to blow out the candle.

Click here to see more photos from Isabella’s Yo Gabba Gabba themed party.