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TRAVELS | Exploring Puerto Vallarta

Recently I had the opportunity of shooting a wedding in Puerto Vallarta.  I was fortunate to have a day free to get off the resort to explore the surrounding areas of Puerto Vallarta with my Equipment Manager / Body Guard of International Travels {aka the husband} and one of my destination shooters, Jonathan who is […]

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My Story | Vietnam Full Circle

Today I will be boarding a plane to return to my birthplace of Vietnam. This will be the first time back since my family & I fled in the middle of the night as refugees 31 years ago. Anyone who has met me, would never assume I was one of the “boat people” mentioned in so […]

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Travel | Napa Valley ~ Day 1

 For my bachelorette trip, one of my very dear friend, Jenn who’s like a sister to me, organized a weekend getaway to Napa Valley for some girl-time. Since my wedding was on a vineyard estate, we thought what a more apropo destination than one in wine country? Now, if budget wasn’t an issue, I would be […]

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ENGAGED | Carey + Charles (Part IV)

This is the 2nd to last post for Carey & Charles’ full day engagement session in Santa Monica. I included some extra inbetween shots from the hanging out portion of the day.    After wrapping up our morning photo session at the Huntley, we had lunch at this delicious Italian tapas place. One thing that is quite […]

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Travel | Portland, Maine

Happy New Year 2011! So my husband & I came up with a last minute New Years plan to ride some fresh powder on the slopes of Vermont. But because it was so last minute, all the nice B&Bs & mountain-side resorts were fully booked…. An article in GQ mentioned Portland, Maine’s significant food culture, which was enough to […]

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Travel | Vermonteering

With NYC’s winter blizzard in full effect and surrounded by snow, it got me thinking of my all time favorite place to go…you would think it’s an exotic island somewhere warm with a name no one has heard of (though I love those places too)…but it’s a simple place just a few hours drive away to the beautiful […]

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HAMPTONS | A mini-weekend getaway

My husband & I love to go to places during the off season. We love the quiet & pureness of a place when all the noise & clutter of vacationers & scene-seekers are less of a distraction. For New Yorkers, the Hamptons is a great place to go when you need to get away from […]

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HAMPTONS | Sea Tuck Cove Inn

We love the Hamptons during the off season, when it’s quiet and all that remains is the quiet cold air and the local residences. A bed & breakfasts we love to return to is the Sea Tuck Cove Inn. An updated Dutch Colonial style house tucked away in a quiet cove with a panoramic view […]

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