something new again – wedding of vivian and vincent

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something different in central – clara and thomas – day 2
March 18, 2010
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a quick update
April 25, 2010
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love the post title – it means I got something new in the photos again.

You may notice there are several wedding locations/venues got very very popular among my clients.

for reception venue, AMC, four seasons, peninsula, island shangri la and repulse bay are the most popular

for church, bethanie chapel, St. Margaret church – almost go there once every week during the peak season.

Shooting at the same location every week is a good and bad thing – you get very familiar with the places, but easily get bored at the same time. To avoid getting bored, I ‘ll try my best to get a few new and creative shots every time, if I can get 2-3 new shots on the day, then I am satisfied, and don’t have pressure at all for the rest of the day. 2-3 new shots may sound too less for you, but please remember, we may have over 20 weddings in a month during the peak season, that translates to creating 40-60 new shots in a month, it ‘s pretty challenging in fact.

here are the 2-3 new shots in the wedding of vivian and vincent.

ceremony: bethanie chapel
reception: four seasons hotel hong kong

love love this shot !!!! with this camera position, I always scared that I would fall onto the bride one day (touch wood !!!). the wedding ceremony was at 1200pm, so the chapel was very bright with diffused light from all directions. One flash (just outside the top of the photo) was used to create the dramatic lighting of this portrait. The challenge here is to confine the light to the bride only
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another off camera flash shot, flash was just outside the top right corner of the photo.  To make it look like a window light from the top of the chapel, had to position the flash very very high.  Also have to balance the color, size and direction of the light very carefully to make it look natural.
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another fav of the day. Here is the corridor connecting four seasons and the podium of IFC. There is a big mirror with very beautiful pattern. I tried to challenge myself to shoot in front of the mirror, but without seeing my image in the mirror reflection.
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some of my fav shots in the morning
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Oh !!!!!
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vivian is a happy bride, isn’t she?
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ceremony at bethanie
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so much in love
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congratulations
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thanks everyone ‘s help to get this shot done
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a few other portraits after the ceremony. I put a flash outside the window to create the “sunset” look.
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reception at four seasons
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nice backdrop and evening dress
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same day video edit
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lots of happy moments !!!!
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51 Comments

  1. Bryan Ho says:

    I like the floor, which is unique in HK…It should be Bethanie, right?

  2. Vêtu good as isualy!i'm fond of your work!…

  3. Melin Fung says:

    Great shot, totally symmetrical. Well done!

  4. Karen says:

    wow very nice photos indeed!!! looking forward to seeing the rest of them!!!!

  5. Karen says:

    wow very nice photos indeed!!! looking forward to seeing the rest of them!!!!

  6. wah…simon, do you have any shot from the back of the bride?? I think it will be very angelical…

  7. wah…simon, do you have any shot from the back of the bride?? I think it will be very angelical…

  8. wah…simon, do you have any shot from the back of the bride?? I think it will be very angelical…

  9. full of amazement..

  10. full of amazement..

  11. full of amazement..

  12. OMG … Simon , you do a great job & it's amazing & love the above one !!!

  13. OMG … Simon , you do a great job & it's amazing & love the above one !!!

  14. OMG … Simon , you do a great job & it's amazing & love the above one !!!

  15. Btw , how can you capture this shot ???

  16. Btw , how can you capture this shot ???

  17. Btw , how can you capture this shot ???

  18. just took it on the 2nd floor and extend my body out as far as I can, quite dangerous in fact.

  19. just took it on the 2nd floor and extend my body out as far as I can, quite dangerous in fact.

  20. just took it on the 2nd floor and extend my body out as far as I can, quite dangerous in fact.

  21. The angle is just so balance & really love this shot !!! Simon , you are awesome

  22. The angle is just so balance & really love this shot !!! Simon , you are awesome

  23. The angle is just so balance & really love this shot !!! Simon , you are awesome

  24. Bryan Ho says:

    I like the floor, which is unique in HK…It should be Bethanie, right?

  25. Bryan Ho says:

    I like the floor, which is unique in HK…It should be Bethanie, right?

  26. Vickie says:

    I love the first pic….good job!!!

  27. Vickie says:

    I love the first pic….good job!!!

  28. Vêtu good as isualy!i'm fond of your work!…

  29. Vêtu good as isualy!i'm fond of your work!…

  30. Melin Fung says:

    Great shot, totally symmetrical. Well done!

  31. Melin Fung says:

    Great shot, totally symmetrical. Well done!

  32. Angus Au says:

    very nice one… well structured..!

  33. Angus Au says:

    very nice one… well structured..!

  34. Angus Au says:

    very nice one… well structured..!

  35. Gracy says:

    I love the first one!!! Simon 勁!

  36. Gracy says:

    I love the first one!!! Simon 勁!

  37. Simon Ho says:

    HI Gracy, thank you ar. 你都好勁!

  38. Simon Ho says:

    thank you vicky

  39. Simon Ho says:

    HI Gracy, thank you ar. 你都好勁!

  40. Simon Ho says:

    thank you vicky

  41. Cc says:

    your dangerous shot is breath-taking!!! u gotta submit it to WPJA!!! the group pic in the church is very cool too! it's like a tv series/movie poster~ 🙂

  42. Hi CC,

    Thank you. good idea !!