Category: Personal

A Mini Reunion Dinner

  It’s been quite a number of years since we’ve spent the New Year back in Malaysia or Singapore. As a kid growing up, I have memories of celebrations held at my grandparents home in Malaysia. My grandparents would host Reunion dinner in their front yard with big tents set up. Throughout the festivities, family…

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My Grandparents’ Love Story

A spark of curiosity ignited in me back in 2016 when visiting my family in Malaysia. It dawned on me that I had to ask all the questions that I needed before it was too late. My “Ah Gong” (grandfather on my dad’s side) was very excited to tell the tale of how our family…

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My Slice of Life | An Oey Thanksgiving

As a photographer, you’d think that I document my life in the same way that I do for all my clients. The truth is, I don’t do it as much as I wish and it’s going to be a goal of mine in 2018 to do so. Life is a funny thing. Sometimes the universe…

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Why I love this photo | Grandmothers

A couple years ago I spent a week in California with my Aunt & Uncle. My grandma travelled across the ocean to pay a visit (she’s on the right). One evening before dinner, Grandma Oey & Grandma Yoong sat across from each other and started to chit chat. I love this photo. I imagine the…

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My Slice of Life | A Year in Review 2017

My Year in Review. The days go by so quickly and I’m still sitting here on day one of 2018 wondering where the time went. It warms my heart looking back at all the moments I’ve shared with all of you this year and I wish I could squish all my favourite photos into these…

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We’re breaking up

The FCI story You may not know this, but I found wedding photography on Craigslist. After graduating from film school and having spent countless weeks searching and volunteering gig after gig, I was done! Little did I know that when I stumbled across this post, I’d spend the next 8 years on one big roller…

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My Ah Gong, the photographer

When we first moved to Canada, I was in my teens. Being close to family was important to my mom and dad however like many others, they sought a better life for my sister and I. As a teen, my outlet to express thoughts & feelings were through drawing but eventually, I found an interest in…

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