Category: Travel

Paris PreWedding Photo Vacation 2016
48 Hours in Paris, France with the Sony A7ii | Travel Blog
Continuing the last blog post, which was a blitz through part of Europe's Schengen Area, landing in Oslo and taking the train down to Copenhagen. After jumping on a flight from Copenhagen, I was off to Paris for a few days! Luckily, the gloomy weather in Northeastern Europe gave way to sunny skies in France, which made a pleasant c ...
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24 Hours in Oslo, Norway and Copenhagen, Denmark with the Sony A7ii | Travel Blog
While waiting for some wedding videos to render, I was going through folders on my desktop and found the "Oslo to Blog" folder from... April 2016. Sooooo yeah I've been meaning to share these photos for about a year now, and while I have some "free" time letting the computer do it's thing with a wedding video, I might as well throw ...
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Manhattanhenge 2016 Times Square NYC
Manhattanhenge 2016 in Times Square, New York City
This year's second Manhattanhenge took place last night, July 11th, and I was actually in town not traveling for a wedding like the first time it happened this year! I happened to also have a quick meeting with a bride in New York City yesterday for her upcoming destination Indian wedding, so it worked out perfectly to hang around ...
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Paris PreWedding Photo Vacation 2016
Destination PreWedding Paris | How To
Destination PreWedding Paris | How To Looking for something unique for you wedding to stand out from the crowd? Have you considered a prewedding photo shoot in Paris? The City of Lights is the perfect weekend getaway with direct flights from New York City, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, and more! Having your wedding portraits taken ...
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New York City Christmas 2015 | Sony A7ii Travel Photography
New York City Christmas Even with this unseasonably warm Winter, it still looks like Christmas all around New York City! With the holiday displays in the windows and the lights installations around Manhattan, you can't help but feel the holiday magic (even if it's 60 degrees outside)! Being a Floridian at heart I think I'll take t ...
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Summer Vacation | China Trip Day 13 | The Bund Shanghai
The final day of these China Vacation blog posts! I can finally get back to weddings so that you don't have to scroll so far in the blog to see actual New York and Atlanta Indian weddings :). Day 13 was our final day before heading home to New York from Shanghai, and we wanted to take Miles to the Bund since I had pretty much gone ...
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Summer Vacation | China Trip 2015 Day 12 | Jingan Temple & The Bund Shanghai
Day 12 was our second day in Shanghai for our China Vacation 2015, and we explored some of the more touristy things that the city has to offer, but of course I did go back to The Bund in the evening to check out more of the famous skyline views! Another day putting the Sony A7ii to the test as a travel camera! Jingan Temple ...
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Summer Vacation | China Trip 2015 Days 10 & 11 | Wuyi University & Train & Shanghai
Days 10 and 11 of our Summer vacation to China sort of blended together with one day being a travel day, so they're blended together with this vacation photos blog post! As we were exploring parts of Fujian and Wuyi we went to visit Wuyi University which has a gorgeous and large campus out in the countryside of Wuyishan. After spen ...
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Summer Vacation | China Trip 2015 Day 9 | Wuyi Hiking Tea & Zhang Yimou’s Impression Dahongpao
Day 9 of our Summer trip to China saw yet another blazing hot Summer day, and more hiking in the mountains of the Wuyi area for us! We took a car in the morning to a more remote corner of Wuyi to hike this huuuuge waterfall area. On the bright side we took a little tram up to the peak and only had to hike down, but it was still a l ...
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Summer Vacation | China Trip Day 8 | Heping & Xigua Tea
Here's another break from wedding blogging to put *something* up here to help the Google-fu SEO along. Also it's a good time for me to take a break while I wait for Lightroom to ingest this Nikkah that I'm editing and generate previews so I can actually get to work! Back to China in the Summer as Winter approaches us here in New Yo ...
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End of Summer in New York City | Family Sunday at the Central Park Zoo & Roosevelt Island
Fall weather is arriving and the temperature up here in New York is just amazing right now! Friday I was down in Atlanta shooting a beautiful wedding at Jaffari Center, pouring rain all day outside on Friday and raining all day Saturday for my flight back home to New York. Saturday afternoon and Sunday? Amazing 75 degree Fall weath ...
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Summer Vacation | China Trip 2015 Day 7 | Wuyi Rafting & Hiking Heaven-Traveling Peak
Day 7 of our China adventure kept us in the Wuyi mountains of Fujian province, this time starting off with some rafting in the morning before things got too hot and then MORE hiking after lunch! We braved "Heaven-Traveling Peak" which is touted as the No. 1 scenic spot in Wuyi, beautiful view - way too many steps to climb! ...
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Summer Vacation | China Trip 2015 Day 6 | Wuyi Mountain Hiking
Day 6 of our China Summer Vacation series! We started with exploring the natural beauty of the Wuyi Mountain area which is a famous area in China for the mountain range. Basically a National Park like we have in the US, super popular with tourists for it's beauty and clean air... and of course it's tea! So yeah, tea is huge in Chin ...
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Summer Vacation | China Trip 2015 Day 5 | Xiamen University + Train Travel
Another quick blog post from our China Summer Vacation! Mainly because I'm sitting here waiting for Adobe Lightroom to render photos from the next day of the wedding I am currently editing and I'm anxious to be doing something right now (since it's the middle of the night anyway). Day 5 was our last day in Xiamen, and we spent it r ...
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Summer Vacation | China Trip 2015 Day 4 | Min Tai + Jimei
This is another quick Vacation post here on the ol' blog, a break from all the Indian weddings and engagements and traveling back and forth from New York to Atlanta! Day 4 of our vacation we headed to the outskirts of Xiamen to find Min Tai, an old ancient town that was turned into a tourist destination and then fell into misuse. L ...
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Summer Vacation | China 2015 Day 3 | Xiamen Nanputuo
This is Day 3 of our China trip! After traveling from New York to Shanghai to Xiamen, we were still a little jet lagged but slowly accommodating to the time zones in China but still waking up really early. We headed back to the walking street that we visited the day before, but today without the rain! After exploring the streets an ...
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Summer Vacation | China 2015 Day 1 & 2 | Xiamen & Gulangyu
This is the first post in a mini-series here on the blog from our Summer vacation where we headed over to China for two weeks in July during a little break in the wedding season (and Summer break for Betty's university). Feel free to skip these blog posts if you want to see the regular wedding content, but if you're interested in s ...
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First Sony A7ii Review + New York City Time-Lapse
I really tried to like the Sony A7r for wedding photography, I did! You can read the initial Sony A7r for Weddings review blog post here and then the follow up here, where I talk about using the Sony A7r at a few Indian weddings and Vietnamese weddings as a second camera body. While it's a great landscape camera, not so much in a d ...
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New York City Hijabi Fashion in Midtown & Central Park with Nuralailalov
Last Summer the awesome Nura (from previous Hijabista photo shoots) was in New York City for a fashion show with Dian Pelangi, and we did a quick photo shoot on the streets of Manhattan just for fun =). Check out these fun impromptu Hijabi urban fashion photos in Midtown NYC! Click the "read more" link below ...
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2015 Chinese New Year Parade Chinatown NYC with the Sony A7R
Yesterday was the annual Chinese New Year parade in Chinatown in New York City, so we decided to grab Miles and head over to check it out! Even though Chinese New Year itself fell earlier in the week, the parades are on the weekend of course and Sunday was the 2015 parade date. Luckily the weather up here in New York totally cooper ...
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