e-session of veronica and thomas

happy father ‘s day
June 16, 2008
e-session – katherine and andy
June 21, 2008

HI Veron and Thomas,

thanks so much inviting me as your wedding photographer, you ‘re such a awesome couple and I had lots of fun with you. And thanks for keeping reading my blog, you ‘re always the the first few to leave comment here (even at 0300 or 0400 after mid night). I am already looking forward to your wedding day in Dec !!!!!

date: mid Jan, 2008
photo location: Sheung Wan, Central, University of Hong Kong, Shek O, Central (night shots)
make-up artist: kk Chan

love this pic. I was shooting through two layers of windows,
which added a lot of texture into the picture

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our 1st location – we walked from their apartment in Sheung Wan to Central, and kept taking photos in all the small streets and roads, there ‘re so much fun this way
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this was taken at the doors of a cafe
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an ordinary street in Sheung Wan with the fabulous veron and thomas
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they’re full of energy the whole day !!!
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dancing on the street !!!
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a beautiful smile from Veron
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thomas did a great job!!!
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2nd location – Hong Kong University — the more I take photos there, the more I love this location. There ‘re so many places with good available light
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another location with good light
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next location: Shek O. Veron looks so lovely in this dress !!!!
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when we arrived at the beach, the weather was cloudy without any sunlight. However, it ‘s still very “HOT” there
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hold me tight !!!
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we had two little guests on the beach — Spiderboy and invisible girl
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click to see who is who
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look so beautiful !!!! Guess where we took this shot, I ‘ll leave it to Veron to give the answer to you (if she likes to)
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shopping time !!!
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this was taken outside the IFC. There ‘re several spotlights on the ground, and I asked to Veron to dance over it.
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congratulations.
BTW, thanks for celebrating with us at our
200,000th mark party
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56 Comments

  1. veron says:

    simon, you are welcome…we enjoyed reading your blog ever since we first started to look for our wedding photographer! and i’m writing the thesis for my master course, that’s why i always stay up so late!
    thank you for giving us such a sweet memory!! it was freezing that day when we took the engagement photos (only 12 degrees)…i still remember some old ladies saying that I was crazy for not wearing a jacket, haha!! but when I look at the pics, i feel so warm…
    I love that pic with a dark background too…well, the answer is…i will tell you guys when someone got it right!

  2. veron says:

    simon, you are welcome…we enjoyed reading your blog ever since we first started to look for our wedding photographer! and i’m writing the thesis for my master course, that’s why i always stay up so late!
    thank you for giving us such a sweet memory!! it was freezing that day when we took the engagement photos (only 12 degrees)…i still remember some old ladies saying that I was crazy for not wearing a jacket, haha!! but when I look at the pics, i feel so warm…
    I love that pic with a dark background too…well, the answer is…i will tell you guys when someone got it right!

  3. thomas says:

    Thanks Simon!! The photos are gorgeous!!
    We enjoyed pretty much during the engagement photo shooting., though the weather was chilling… 🙂
    I still remember how excited I was when veron told me that the photos were ready. I immediately ran to veron’s home after work. And, when we were browsing the photos that night, Veron and I just kept on saying that "呢張好靚啊", "呢張都靚", "呢張又好挸呀"…  Some photos surprised me a lot as I was so "handsome"… haha… 😛
    Now, we need to stuggle how many photos should be put inside the coffee book… 130? 140? It’s so hard to make the decision…. 

  4. thomas says:

    Thanks Simon!! The photos are gorgeous!!
    We enjoyed pretty much during the engagement photo shooting., though the weather was chilling… 🙂
    I still remember how excited I was when veron told me that the photos were ready. I immediately ran to veron’s home after work. And, when we were browsing the photos that night, Veron and I just kept on saying that "呢張好靚啊", "呢張都靚", "呢張又好挸呀"…  Some photos surprised me a lot as I was so "handsome"… haha… 😛
    Now, we need to stuggle how many photos should be put inside the coffee book… 130? 140? It’s so hard to make the decision…. 

  5. Cc says:

    what a challenge… hmm… i’d guess it’s somewhere in HKU… maybe the lecture hall?
    i love that "kissing on the beach" picture… it’s so HOT!

  6. Cc says:

    what a challenge… hmm… i’d guess it’s somewhere in HKU… maybe the lecture hall?
    i love that "kissing on the beach" picture… it’s so HOT!

  7. Hi veron and thomas,
    glad to hear that you love the pictures. just email me your list of your photos and I can start design and put them into an album. I guess we need 60-80 pages to hold the 130 photos.
    Don’t worry, you have 40 pages already (remember we gave you 10 pages upgrade at our 200,000 th celebration? )
    Hi CC,
    Good guess, but it is not in HKU. Any hint from Veron ?   

    simon.the.photo 

  8. Simon says:

    Hi veron and thomas,

    glad to hear that you love the pictures. just email me your list of your photos and I can start design and put them into an album. I guess we need 60-80 pages to hold the 130 photos.

    Don’t worry, you have 40 pages already (remember we gave you 10 pages upgrade at our 200,000 th celebration? )

    Hi CC,

    Good guess, but it is not in HKU. Any hint from Veron ?   

    simon.the.photo 

  9. Kat & Andy says:

    Always see the name of "Veron & Thomas" and finally see their pics here~ 🙂
    I love the photo on the beach… the rubbish bins were lining up so neatly which they didn’t look like rubbish bin at all~!! Simon, did you do any effect to the photo? it looks a bit ‘antique’… hahah~
    and veron, i love the long train of your wedding gown… match so much with the HKU enviornment!
    i guess the place for the last photo is…. veron’s home? since you said started off the photoshoot there???

  10. Kat & Andy says:

    Always see the name of "Veron & Thomas" and finally see their pics here~ 🙂
    I love the photo on the beach… the rubbish bins were lining up so neatly which they didn’t look like rubbish bin at all~!! Simon, did you do any effect to the photo? it looks a bit ‘antique’… hahah~
    and veron, i love the long train of your wedding gown… match so much with the HKU enviornment!
    i guess the place for the last photo is…. veron’s home? since you said started off the photoshoot there???

  11. Hi Kat,
    yes. I did some effects on it to make it look more timeless. I don’t want to convert it to B/W to lose the "green line", so I just add a little brown tone/pattern to it.
    simon.the.photo 

  12. Simon says:

    Hi Kat,

    yes. I did some effects on it to make it look more timeless. I don’t want to convert it to B/W to lose the "green line", so I just add a little brown tone/pattern to it.

    simon.the.photo 

  13. veron & thomas says:

    Hi Kat & Andy, 🙂
    You are very clever! Simon took the dark-background pic at my home…after we came back from Shek O…guess which room I was in?
    I also recognize your names…so happy to meet some nice couples here…looking forward to seeing your photos too! 🙂

  14. veron & thomas says:

    Hi Kat & Andy, 🙂
    You are very clever! Simon took the dark-background pic at my home…after we came back from Shek O…guess which room I was in?
    I also recognize your names…so happy to meet some nice couples here…looking forward to seeing your photos too! 🙂

  15. Cc says:

    that pic has spot light on veron and a rock column on the background… hmm… maybe it’s the kitchen? 

  16. Cc says:

    that pic has spot light on veron and a rock column on the background… hmm… maybe it’s the kitchen? 

  17. kingfai says:

    stunning pics~~~
    1 Q here,  when will u present the photo in B & W?

    do u want to stress some kind of mood/atmosphere???

  18. kingfai says:

    stunning pics~~~
    1 Q here,  when will u present the photo in B & W?

    do u want to stress some kind of mood/atmosphere???

  19. I will convert a picture into B/W if

    1) It has strong line and contrast in the pic, or
    2) When the picture has strong facial expression, but the color distracts your attention.

    simon

  20. Simon says:

    I will convert a picture into B/W if

    1) It has strong line and contrast in the pic, or
    2) When the picture has strong facial expression, but the color distracts your attention.

    simon

  21. veron & thomas says:

    Hi Cc,
    Very close! We actually took the pic in my bathroom! And the backgrond was the reflection of a glass door…my sister was amazed by this pic when Simon showed it to her after he took it!

  22. veron & thomas says:

    Hi Cc,
    Very close! We actually took the pic in my bathroom! And the backgrond was the reflection of a glass door…my sister was amazed by this pic when Simon showed it to her after he took it!

  23. Kat & Andy says:

    oh no……………… 😛 dun tell us where were you sitting…. !!

  24. Kat & Andy says:

    oh no……………… 😛 dun tell us where were you sitting…. !!

  25. kingfai says:

    MANY THX, simon, for the ideas of converting B/W~

    still kinder confused for the 2nd reason, "color distracts your attention."
    isn’t colourful object always more attractive?

  26. kingfai says:

    MANY THX, simon, for the ideas of converting B/W~

    still kinder confused for the 2nd reason, "color distracts your attention."
    isn’t colourful object always more attractive?

  27. Win says:

    So beautiful, just wonder what pictures would look like in CUHK
    🙂

  28. Win says:

    So beautiful, just wonder what pictures would look like in CUHK
    🙂

  29. HI Kingfai,
    Yes, the colorful object attracts your eyes, but it doesn’t contribute to any meaningful content of the photo.
    Simon     

  30. Simon says:

    HI Kingfai,

    Yes, the colorful object attracts your eyes, but it doesn’t contribute to any meaningful content of the photo.

    Simon     

  31. Candy says:

    Yeay!! i guessed it right!!  i thought it would be the bathroom!! Hahaha!!  Funny how you guys come up with locations for a wedding pic! 😛
    Veron and Thomas!!  i can’t believe my eyes when I was browsing this blog!  I was just checking out some wedding photographers (not for any particular reason, yet…) and then i see you two!! 🙂  Wow!! i didn’t know this is your photographer! 🙂  I must say, Simon really has talent.  Not only are the photos gorgeous technically, he’s able to capture the mood of the couple which makes it really warm going through them… I really like the Shek O photos!  Really cute and simple.  Absolutely stunning photos!! 🙂
    Congrats again!!

  32. Candy says:

    Yeay!! i guessed it right!!  i thought it would be the bathroom!! Hahaha!!  Funny how you guys come up with locations for a wedding pic! 😛
    Veron and Thomas!!  i can’t believe my eyes when I was browsing this blog!  I was just checking out some wedding photographers (not for any particular reason, yet…) and then i see you two!! 🙂  Wow!! i didn’t know this is your photographer! 🙂  I must say, Simon really has talent.  Not only are the photos gorgeous technically, he’s able to capture the mood of the couple which makes it really warm going through them… I really like the Shek O photos!  Really cute and simple.  Absolutely stunning photos!! 🙂
    Congrats again!!

  33. Jessie WONG says:

    Dear Veron and thomas,
     I like your photos very much.  May I know where you could find the wedding gown, I like it so much and I am looking for a wedding gown.  grateful if you could share.

  34. Jessie WONG says:

    Dear Veron and thomas,
     I like your photos very much.  May I know where you could find the wedding gown, I like it so much and I am looking for a wedding gown.  grateful if you could share.

  35. veron & thomas says:

    Hi Jessie,
    Thanks! I wore 2 wedding gowns in this set of photos…the one for Central morning shooting was rented from Noel Chu & the lace one for HKU shooting was bidden from Yahoo. The evening gown was also rented from Noel Chu. Hope you could find your dream wedding gown soon. 🙂

  36. veron & thomas says:

    Hi Jessie,
    Thanks! I wore 2 wedding gowns in this set of photos…the one for Central morning shooting was rented from Noel Chu & the lace one for HKU shooting was bidden from Yahoo. The evening gown was also rented from Noel Chu. Hope you could find your dream wedding gown soon. 🙂

  37. Jessie WONG says:

    Dear veron,
     You look gorgeous!  I like the Noel Chu wedding gown so much.  Is that Noel Chu in Tsim Sha Tsui?  Your make up is very natural too.  Congratulations!
     Jessie

  38. Jessie WONG says:

    Dear veron,
     You look gorgeous!  I like the Noel Chu wedding gown so much.  Is that Noel Chu in Tsim Sha Tsui?  Your make up is very natural too.  Congratulations!
     Jessie

  39. veron & thomas says:

    Dear Jessie,
    Yes, it was from Noel Chu at Tsim Sha Tsui…and KK is a super talented & nice make-up artist! Simon recommended her to me : )

  40. veron & thomas says:

    Dear Jessie,
    Yes, it was from Noel Chu at Tsim Sha Tsui…and KK is a super talented & nice make-up artist! Simon recommended her to me : )

  41. Jessie says:

    Dear Veron,
     I like your style.  May I know the contact point of KK too?
     I look forward to seeing your photos on your wedding banquent.

  42. Jessie says:

    Dear Veron,
     I like your style.  May I know the contact point of KK too?
     I look forward to seeing your photos on your wedding banquent.

  43. veron & thomas says:

    Dear Jessie, You can take a look at this link 

  44. veron & thomas says:

    Dear Jessie, You can take a look at this link 

  45. Hi Veron,
    I couldn’t remember I recommended KK to you — KK is so famous !!!
    I met KK almost 2 years ago, I was so amazed that she could have so many clients even though she had NO website,  NO studio, all she had is a tel. no to do bussiness … …
    I always ask her to pay me to build a website for her.

  46. Simon says:

    Hi Veron,

    I couldn’t remember I recommended KK to you — KK is so famous !!!

    I met KK almost 2 years ago, I was so amazed that she could have so many clients even though she had NO website,  NO studio, all she had is a tel. no to do bussiness … …

    I always ask her to pay me to build a website for her. Tongue out

  47. veron & thomas says:

    hi Simon,
    I was so desperate after my 1st make-up trial coz it was terrible…so I called you late at night & you recommended 2 mua to me…KK is one of them…so lucky that I was able to book her as she is always so busy!! I think she won’t pay you for a website coz she got too many clients already…just like you, hehe!!
    btw, I will send you the list of photos for our album next week coz I’m busy with my thesis writing these days. Thanks! 🙂

  48. veron & thomas says:

    hi Simon,
    I was so desperate after my 1st make-up trial coz it was terrible…so I called you late at night & you recommended 2 mua to me…KK is one of them…so lucky that I was able to book her as she is always so busy!! I think she won’t pay you for a website coz she got too many clients already…just like you, hehe!!
    btw, I will send you the list of photos for our album next week coz I’m busy with my thesis writing these days. Thanks! 🙂

  49. Vio says:

    Wow, how amazed to see wonderful graceful pics of a secondary schoolmate of mine (Veron) and a university schoolmate of mine (Andy) on the same webpage of Simon at a time!!!!!

  50. Vio says:

    Wow, how amazed to see wonderful graceful pics of a secondary schoolmate of mine (Veron) and a university schoolmate of mine (Andy) on the same webpage of Simon at a time!!!!!

  51. what a small world.
    simon     

  52. Simon says:

    what a small world.

    simon     

  53. Karen says:

    Hi Veron,
    Your pre-wedding picture looks great!!
    May I know where did you buy the white dress which you wear in the beach?
    Thanks,
    Karen

  54. Karen says:

    Hi Veron,
    Your pre-wedding picture looks great!!
    May I know where did you buy the white dress which you wear in the beach?
    Thanks,
    Karen

  55. veron & thomas says:

    Hi Karen,
    Thanks! I bought the dress at Stanley. ^_^
    Veron

  56. veron & thomas says:

    Hi Karen,
    Thanks! I bought the dress at Stanley. ^_^
    Veron