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Yearly Archives: 2011

Wedding | Lei & Chris | Palo Alto, CA | Oct 1, 2011

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October 15, 2011 - 10:29 pm

Cindy - Great lightings, and Stanford campus is beautiful. Really nice job!!
Just out of curious, who got the bridal bouquet?

October 15, 2011 - 10:49 pm

pkt - Great job! Awesome lighting in some pics here. Sweet!

October 15, 2011 - 10:50 pm

Jessica - Like those shoots on campus, quite nice with great lighting!
You will be my wedding photographer if I have one.

October 16, 2011 - 2:38 pm

A C - Like the one taken at memorial church, looks like it’s not allowed flash, did you use very high ISO?
good job!

October 16, 2011 - 7:13 pm

Shaoyen - Nice job JJ, first Asian wedding in your blog, can’t wait to see more!

October 16, 2011 - 7:41 pm

zoun - Why not just have a wedding ceremony? 🙂

October 16, 2011 - 7:45 pm

zoun - Nice pictures, please add more. Looking for your next wedding, oh no, your next wedding pictures.

October 16, 2011 - 9:20 pm

Zhazha - Great outdoor shooting, nice catch of the moments.

October 16, 2011 - 10:39 pm

JJ - yes, Stanford campus and church are quite impressive.
you should come to visit:)

October 16, 2011 - 10:40 pm

JJ - Thanks, Jessica. I would love to… waiting for your great news!

Wedding | Josh & Theresa | Santa Cluz, CA | Sept 18, 2011

MUA: Judy Hair style: Nancy Photography: JJ Photo Studio www.jjchenphotography.com

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September 21, 2011 - 11:01 pm

ritachung - Happy occasion indeed! Captured all the happy faces with great lightings! Great colors! And especially I love the one which the bride laughing with flowers on the side….love it! Grannie’s black and white is a great portrait! All and all…One happy event happened in a winery…yes, totally shows! Only thing missing…no children…hmmm! Interesting!

Great job…again, if I ever get lucky, you’ll definitely be my wedding photographer!!!

Your loyal follower…Rita

September 22, 2011 - 8:24 am

kayla - the pictures are gorgeous. The idea of the “egg pics” is brilliant! I love the one in black and white which the bride is having make-up on. She looks so pretty and attractive. If i ever get married, you’ll be my wedding photographer!!

September 22, 2011 - 10:01 am

Sake09 - I like the 4th from the bottom, don’t know why.
And the 1st egg picture, 3rd black and white.
Keep up your good work!

September 22, 2011 - 11:54 am

karen - These pictures are wonderful! Each of them sketches the sweet and happy ambiance. Especially like the ones shot in cellar, the lightings are so soft and touching. Other occasions are fantastic too!

September 22, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Cindy - Woahhh~ The beauty of motion, every thing is so vivid, and each picture contains with feelings. Those cellar ones are classic. I love them.

September 22, 2011 - 3:48 pm

ZhaZha - Like the black-white one that the bride putting up makeup most. Great capture of the moment!!

September 22, 2011 - 6:13 pm

dajingdahai - nice pics. i love it.

September 22, 2011 - 8:05 pm

NoEyeDeer - yeah I am with you…besides these three, I like #17 a lot

September 22, 2011 - 8:08 pm

NoEyeDeer - Great job…

September 22, 2011 - 9:48 pm

zoun - Very nice pictures, like the B/W old lady one, we all will get old, no matter rich or poor, pretty or not…

September 24, 2011 - 2:07 pm

Susan - Wish we could have been there. Great photos.

September 24, 2011 - 9:04 pm

createetaerc - lovely couple, nice pictures. The first one is very impressive.

September 27, 2011 - 2:04 pm

jazzcat09 - dear, I will be thrilled to shoot YOUR wedding.

September 27, 2011 - 2:07 pm

jazzcat09 - Hi, Karen: Let’s wait for Feng’s wedding, you will be my assistant, we will shoot her wedding together:)

September 27, 2011 - 2:10 pm

jazzcat09 - Karate master! teach me some strong movements when you are here.

September 27, 2011 - 2:11 pm

jazzcat09 - black is your fav, I know:)

September 27, 2011 - 2:12 pm

jazzcat09 - Thanks for everyone’s encouragements! -JJ

October 2, 2011 - 7:16 am

aincr - Great job to capture many beautiful moments. In particular like the the black-white one with the bride putting the makeup, and the one that she is struggling with the tears.

Wedding | Mike & Danae | Saratoga, CA | Aug 27, 2011

Photography: Me Photography Assistant: 凝曦 MUA: Judy e-682″ />

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August 30, 2011 - 11:08 am

createetaerc - gorgeous wedding, very nice shots, like them all!

August 30, 2011 - 11:26 am

Wei - Lovely couples, nice shots!

August 30, 2011 - 1:13 pm

Breeze - It’s always pleasant to see nice and charming photos like these even though I don’t know the people.

August 30, 2011 - 1:19 pm

Pauline - Beautiful pictures, feels like I’m one of guests :o). The pictures color are so vivid, you can tell the story from one to one…

August 30, 2011 - 3:45 pm

strongly - Awesome shots! Great capture.

August 30, 2011 - 3:49 pm

zoun - Beautiful pictures, beautiful people, feel sad that I am married, 🙁 , 🙁 ).

August 30, 2011 - 4:04 pm

karen - Feel part of the party just by seeing the pictures, you can almost hear the music, see the dancing, share the laughter, smell fragrance of the bouquet…beautiful shots, JJ, successful shooting is the vivid reflection of the party, creative angles of shooting bring extreme natural romance, such a beautiful and happy wedding…

August 30, 2011 - 5:35 pm

ZhaZha - Love the details. Such a lovely couple and sweet sweet family.

August 30, 2011 - 6:17 pm

cindy - That wedding gown is sooo gorgeous. The bride must have great taste.
Everything is so beautiful. The day you commit to someone, the biggest day, the perfect day.
All the best to the sweet couple, happy and content.

August 30, 2011 - 8:51 pm

dajingdahai - gorgeous!

August 30, 2011 - 9:18 pm

Phoebe Peng-Nolte - Gorgeous pictures! Everyone looked like they had a great time at the wedding! You did a great job capturing the moment!

August 31, 2011 - 4:34 pm

Orange08 - nice job!

September 1, 2011 - 8:00 pm

LittleI - I love EVERY SINGLE ONE of them!

September 1, 2011 - 8:16 pm

Jin - Looks fantastic!!!

September 4, 2011 - 6:24 pm

Shaoyen - Nice job JJ! All shots are good! Mike and Danae look so cute together! Can’t wait to see little Mike or little Danae jumping around in a few years!

September 4, 2011 - 6:54 pm

Mike - Thank you again for these amazing photos! We love them and will love to look back on them for years to come.

Bridal Photo

Judy and I have planned this Asian Bridal Photo shoots for long. Finally we made it! Judy is the organizer for whole thing, from scheduling, picking up accessories to makeup. Judy, thanks so much for everything you did! You are wonderful. The shoot starts with the hair style and make up in my studio, since […]

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March 14, 2011 - 3:15 pm

艾西 - Great shots! 我太喜欢你对于色彩的把握了,照片看上去真是身临其境!

March 14, 2011 - 4:28 pm

Breeze - Again, these are beautiful!
Sometimes I wish you could disappoint me just once.;)

March 14, 2011 - 4:36 pm

Jin - These pictures look fantastic!!!

March 14, 2011 - 5:22 pm

Judy - JJ, these are beautiful! Love them!

March 14, 2011 - 5:27 pm

Mark - Beautiful photos! The bride is cute!

March 14, 2011 - 5:43 pm

AC - Poetry! I can smell the Spring in the air!
I love these beautiful pictures as always…:)

March 14, 2011 - 8:38 pm

piaopiao09 - haha, 还是你最会说话,if you need someone to disappoint you, then next time ask me to shoot a picture of you!

March 15, 2011 - 11:14 am

Zhazha - Love the bright vivid color! the smell of srping

March 15, 2011 - 1:12 pm

shaoyen - JJ, I have seen Judy’s name everywhere in your blog. Finally I see her today, happy! I love all the fantastic makeup she did. Can you please pass the compliments so probably she will consider to give me a free lesson on doing makeup 🙂

March 15, 2011 - 8:25 pm

Hess - Wow, lovely bride with forsythia! Beautiful!! I wish I could be there:)

March 15, 2011 - 9:10 pm

Cathy - I love all the girls in your pics:) I love the color and emotion you bring to us as well!

March 17, 2011 - 4:15 pm

jhzh2005 - I saw Judy’s name everywhere in the blog too.
JJ, maybe you should shoot a 正冠照 for her and put here haha…
These pictures are beautiful…

March 18, 2011 - 9:09 am

zoun - Really love those pictures, would like to see the picture of the photographer.

March 18, 2011 - 1:45 pm

Zhazha - What a wish! good luck.

March 22, 2011 - 3:49 pm

Rita Chung - Beauty & Nature! Great concept! The models present a very happy mood…which were very natural! The exchanging of models in different characters…perfect for shooting! Great posting and portfolio! Then, comes the still shorts…the best! Great eyes…! The best memories of the hair and makeup is a definite keeper for any wedding albums! You’re the best!

Seriously, when I do find that prospect and having any possibility of a chance in wearing a wedding gown, you’ll be my shooter, I mean photographer!!! You go JJ!

Best of luck with all your wedding & fashion shootings!

April 13, 2011 - 1:50 pm

karen - Love the shooting! So fresh, natural and real! Just like JJ’s style.

Like the bright color, ray of sunshine, right capture of models’ natural facial expression and body gesture. Couldn’t love it more!

Expecting to see more and more to come! (But don’t get exhausted! :))

Engagement | Mike & Danae

It’s a great pleasure to shoot lovely couple Mike and Danae in a wonderful Saturday afternoon. We were surrounded by trees, bridge, grass and blue sky. They both look so happy and so much in loved. My camera loves them for sure. Great thanks to Judy for a awesome make up, Danae loves it. Mike […]

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March 12, 2011 - 10:23 pm

Mike - Thank you so much, we love these photos. What a great surprise to go on this shoot today! We had a lot of fun.

March 14, 2011 - 3:27 pm

Eleanor - What a lovely couple! These pictures are so delightful, I can’t wait to see the wedding pictures coming this summer!

March 14, 2011 - 4:22 pm

Breeze - Very nice pictures! I’m impressed as always.:)

March 14, 2011 - 4:33 pm

Jim - This is gorgeous!!! I like the way you present the elegance of daily life. Looking forward to see your wedding shoots!

March 14, 2011 - 4:38 pm

Feng - Love is in the air! JJ you did an awesome job of capturing the emotion of the engaged couple in the beautiful settings. Like the pictures a lot. Congratulations to Mike & Danae! Cannot wait to see the wedding pictures!

March 14, 2011 - 8:18 pm

Mark - Congratulations to the happy couple! Beautiful image, beautiful setting and beautiful day!

March 14, 2011 - 8:41 pm

piaopiao09 - Nice pictures, lovely couples!

So what is MUA standing for?

March 14, 2011 - 8:46 pm

AC - Sweet couple! Cannot wait to see more beautiful pictures!

March 14, 2011 - 8:56 pm

jazzcat09 - Piao: MUA stands for make up artist. 🙂

March 15, 2011 - 11:19 am

Zhazha - Like the first foto most, lovely blend and blance of nature, objects and ppl

March 15, 2011 - 12:49 pm

shaoyen - I found this lovely poem on the internet to match the story about Mike and Danae which JJ trying telling us, don’t you agree JJ delievers the message successfully!

I love the way you look at me,
Your eyes so bright and blue.
I love the way you kiss me,
Your lips so soft and smooth.

I love the way you make me so happy,
And the ways you show you care.
I love the way you say, “I Love You,”
And the way you’re always there.

I love the way you touch me,
Always sending chills down my spine.
I love that you are with me,
And glad that you are mine.
(a poem by Crystal Jansen)

Good job, JJ! waiting to see more beautiful love stories in your future wedding shoots.

March 15, 2011 - 12:53 pm

shaoyen - Thanks Piao and jazzcat, I have been wondering the same thing for a while but never got chance to find the answer.

March 15, 2011 - 8:12 pm

Hess - Nice poem, beautiful shoots! Love is not more to wait.
Waiting for more JJ’s beautiful wedding captures!

March 15, 2011 - 8:59 pm

Cathy - When I look at these beautiful photos all I see is sweet love. Nice capture!

June 12, 2011 - 10:03 pm

Dima Ivaȵov - great pictures!

过兔年了!

兔年的大年三十, 温暖如春, 加州仿佛已经过了冬天. 一家人喜滋滋吃了年夜饭. 希望这个2011年的兔年健康顺心. 也祝福身边的朋友!

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February 11, 2011 - 11:10 pm

MissLK - Happy New Year of the Golden Rabbit!!!

February 19, 2011 - 2:42 pm

Sue - 這年菜看起來好吃好看又健康,有两道鱼呢!

February 21, 2011 - 2:26 pm

jazzcat09 - MissLK and Sue: Happy Ne year to you too! Cheers!

March 18, 2011 - 9:11 am

zoun - 啧啧啧啧… 一地的哈拉兹…

圣诞夜 Christmas Eve

第一次在圣诞夜和朋友聚会, 做为厨师, 自然很有成就感, 尤其看到桌上的菜都吃完了. Rita, Karen, Feng, thanks for coming over, it’s one of the best Christmas I had.  

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January 4, 2011 - 5:29 pm

Feng - I had a very good time JJ! Loved the food, Rita’s singing, and the atmosphere of your home… Happy New Year to you and your family!

February 8, 2011 - 10:27 am

jazzcat09 - I had great time too! thanks Feng…let’s get together soon!

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