Atlanta Wedding Photographer – Little Gardens, Lawrenceville – Nayla & Kyle
Here is the long awaited blog about Nayla & Kyle's beautiful wedding at Little Gardens in Lawrenceville, Georgia! Betty and I were fortunate enough to be called upon to preserve Nayla and Kyle's memories of their big day at Little Gardens, a wedding venue about 30 minutes Northeast of Atlanta in Lawrenceville, Georgia.
October 18, 2010
Wedding Photography Equipment List – Wedding Photographer in Atlanta
This post is part of a series of posts taking our readers along with us for the ride as we talk about our own processes for wedding photography.
What equipment should I bring to a wedding shoot?
Please excuse this technical post and allow me to shift into Nerd mode :). This may be one of the most common questions on photographer ...
October 11, 2010
How Can I Take Better Photos? – Wedding Photographer in Atlanta
How Can I Take Better Photos?
Any time someone sees me carrying a camera, or if they know that I am passionate about photography, inevitably this question comes up. How can I make my pictures better? How can I take better photos? I usually try to answer this question with some general tips about photography while asking the perso ...
September 27, 2010
Previsualization in Wedding Photography [Atlanta Wedding Photographer]
This post is part of a series on wedding photography where we will walk through an overview of our entire wedding process.
Do you Previsualize?
I’ve raced two Ironman triathlons, requiring hours and hours of training in the pool, on the bike, and on the street. During those hour long swims or six hour long bike rides I would visua ...
September 20, 2010
Atlanta Hotel Stock Photography – Wedding Photographer in Atlanta
Behind the Scenes: Hotel Stock Photography Shoot from Zac & Betty FengLong Photography on Vimeo.
This week I had the amazing opportunity to do a photoshoot at a hotel in Atlanta. Besides the opportunity to have fun doing what I love (photography), I also had the freedom to basically plan the entire shoot myself. The process ...
September 13, 2010
Dragon*Con Parade 2010 – Event Photographer in Atlanta
By some stroke of luck I was actually off from work on Saturday! What does this mean (besides a double rainbow - sorry)? Dragon*Con Parade 2010!! Living in Downtown Atlanta has it's perks, like being walking distance from the biggest geekfest in the East.
Mom was in town, so all of us walked down to Peachtree to watch the annu ...
September 6, 2010
Jodi Kiely Social Media Portfolio Shoot – Orlando Portrait Photographer
Being the savvy digital communicator she is, our friend Jodi Kiely asked us to help her update her portfolio for use on her various online presences such as Twitter, LinkedIn, and her Blog: Jodi Kiely Communications. More than happy to come out and shoot a model like Jodi, we headed over to her apartment complex to get some profess ...
August 31, 2010
Hotel Portrait Project – Orlando Portrait Photographer
If you also follow along our journey on Flickr or on my personal website, then you know I have been shooting photos for the Project 365 challenge this year. The point of this challenge is to force yourself to improve your photography because you have to shoot a new picture every single day. As sort of a subset of this, I started a ...
August 23, 2010
California Dreaming – California Travel Photographer
This is a bit of a personal post today, so sit back for a quick self-reflection and some of my favorite images from the California Coastline.
I had been putting this off for some time but finally got around to going though our old photos from California 2009. After our trip in August 2009 we put a few photos up for sale as postcar ...
August 16, 2010
HD DSLR Video: Same Day Video Edit – Atlanta HD DSLR Videographer
The mission: shoot and edit together a video documenting an event in one day to present the video to the client the next day for Day 2 of the event.
The setting: Hotel opening day celebration with their associates.
The equipment: Canon 5D Mark II, 50mm f/1.2L, 35mm f/1.2L, 135mm f/2.0L, Induro carbon monopod
The inspiration for ...
August 9, 2010
Beijing Day 4: Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City
Day 4 – our final day in Beijing – meant seeing what EVERYONE has to see when they visit: Tian An Men Square and the Forbidden City. Did we save the best for last? I’ll leave that up to you as you review these photos and the ones in our previous Beijing travel photography posts: Day 1 & 2 – Temple of Heaven & Great Wall or ...
August 2, 2010
2010 Atlanta Worldwide Photowalk – Event Photographer in Atlanta
This past Saturday, July 24th was Scott Kelby’s 3rd Annual Worldwide Photowalk which Betty and I participated in in downtown Atlanta! We first signed up for the Orlando walk which was organized to walk through downtown Sanford when sign-ups were first opened. Since our move to Atlanta, of course the Atlanta walk was already maxed o ...
July 25, 2010
Engagement Shoot with Karla & Paul
The weekend before we left Orlando, Betty had found us a friend of a friend that wanted new photos taken of them even though they had been married for a few years already. Apparently Karla was not satisfied with the way her wedding photos turned out; when her photographer promised her “relaxed and casual” they turned out rather sti ...
July 19, 2010
Using a DSLR for HD Video Part 1: Shooting
Using a DSLR for HD Video Part 1: Shooting
After my second attempt to put together a video, I thought I would share some tips and learning from the process. First, please take a look at this video, which was my first foray into HD DSLR video using the Canon 5D Mark II and Canon 7D:
Babylon of the Orient from Zac & Betty Fen ...
July 12, 2010
HDR Workshop Notes
I had the honor of attending the HDR Workshop put on by the legendary Trey Ratcliff of StuckInCustoms fame and the other living legend Scott Bourne – host of Photofocus, social media guru, and oh yeah a renowned bird photographer. This was not my first exposure to HDR as I had been snapping HDR images once we got our first DSLR, th ...
July 7, 2010
Travel Photography: Farmers in Rural Shanghai
This post comes as a welcome break from the more travel oriented posts about our time in Beijing. While Betty did some real work in Shanghai, I spent my time on assignment shooting at the various farms and greenhouses we visited in the suburbs an hour outside of Shanghai.
While Betty was occupied talking about gerberas and tissu ...
July 3, 2010
Winter Park Model Shoot with Elizabeth Vasquez
Betty has been to a few of the local Central Florida Models & Photographers group meetings from meetup.com where she met one more looking to add to her portfolio. We met up with Elizabeth Vasquez and her daughter Aaliyah in downtown Winter Park on the beautiful Park Avenue. Look for some separate photos of Aaliyah in a future p ...
June 20, 2010
Beijing Day 3: Summer Palace & Winter Palace
Here is our long awaited (or not) follow up blog post to what else we were up to in Beijing during our May 2010 trip to China. Day 1 was the Temple of Heaven, Day 2 we headed out to Badaling to see the Ming Tombs and the Great Wall of China. Next up on our list of historic sites was the Summer Palace and the Winter Palace (Yuan Min ...
June 14, 2010
Beijing Day 1 & 2: Temple of Heaven and Great Wall
To give our readers a break from people photography, I wanted to include a few shots from our trip to China in May, 2010. We flew from Orlando into Beijing to start our trip, and after that 13 hour nonstop flight from Newark we definitely needed to get out and stretch our legs! After landing and checking into the beautiful Beijing ...
June 7, 2010
Model Shoot in Shanghai with Xiao Zou and Xiao Feng
So much for the weekly blog post? Even though we have a million excuses as to why these posts didn’t happen, they still should have. We have been back from our trip to China for a week now, though even before our working vacation we had a couple model shoots that I wanted to blog about. Those will get pushed back a bit to save cont ...
June 1, 2010