Friday, February 20, 2009

2009-2-16 WPPI 2009 pictures

It was an awesome 5 days tour for me in Las Vegas. Got an opportunity to attend a 2 days workshop with one of my all time favourite Australia wedding photographer Yervant, just can't describe the feeling.... shooting side by side with him and learned some cool photoshop skills from him. One of the reason I admire him and respect him so much is not just he is good in wedding photography, but he is also passionate about wedding photography and willing to share his knowledge and experience. Be able to learn from him for 2 days was like a dream comes true experience for me.

In this trip, I also got to know many talented photographers from all around the world , had a lot of fun. I also had a chance to see my mentors, Alisha and Brook again in the Kodak booth. They are one of the Top 10 wedding photographers in the world ~ American Photo 2007. Can't thank this couple enough for giving me great advise in my last year photography business, Alisha and Brook made my life so much easier and I'm so blessed to have not one, but TWO top 10 wedding photographers in the world to be my mentor in my career. Here are some more photos to share for my 5 days trip.


The WPPI 2009 was held in MGM Las Vegas this year.
chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

Taking a 2 days workshop with Yervant the best
chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

Photo of me and my idol.
chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

Another top photographer Joe Buissink (shot Jennifer Lopez's wedding) teaching us lighting stuff.
chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

Hanging out with my roomate Irwin from Alabama
chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

Hanging out with 2 new Australia photographer friends at the Penthouse suite MGM Hotel
chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

Said Hi to the staff at one of my album company's booth , the La-Vie Album, all hand-made in Japan, their albums just WOW me everytime, LOVE THEM. If you want to see some samples, and want to know why I like their albums so much ? visit my gallery in Belmont, CA :P
chung li wedding photography wppi 2009
chung li wedding photography wppi 2009
chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

My photographer friend Jennifer Longaway , we were in finao album company's party, with all these beer in the bath tub.
chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

At the trade show.
chung li wedding photography wppi 2009

chung li wedding photography wppi 2009


alisha and brook wppi 2009

Visiting my mentor Alisha and Brook ( Top 10 photographers in the world ~ American Photo 2007) at the Kodak booth




Alisha and Brook's work and the cutest baby Giada ( their daughter )

1 comment:

Irwin Funes said...

It was great meeting you Chung! I had a blast hanging out and getting to know you. You're an awesome photographer, and I'm going to hold you to your offer of shooting a wedding with me one day :-) Keep in touch!

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