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Tag: Huntington Beach

Griffith Park Engagement Session: Allison and Jim | Los Angeles Engagement Session

Jim was my next door neighbor in my freshman dorm, and he also played clarinet in the Stanford Symphony Orchestra with Evan.  We met Allison after we moved to Pasadena, and she too is a Stanford alum.  They are such a sweet couple, so happy together.  They have diverse career interests, with Allison pursuing a […]

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Glendale Oakmont Country Club Jazz Wedding Reception Details | Pasadena & Burbank Day After/Newlywed Session Photographer » Los Angeles Children's Photography: BAMBOO SHOOTS PHOTOGRAPHY - […] gorgeous Oakmont Country Club jazz wedding reception in Glendale.  If you recall their Griffith Park engagement session, you’ll remember the fun we had with Jim’s saxophone.  The saxophone was back in full […]February 21, 2011 – 1:49 am

Pasadena & Los Angeles Day After/Newlywed Session | Wedding Portrait Photography with Kendall & Graham » Los Angeles Children's Photography: BAMBOO SHOOTS PHOTOGRAPHY - […] keeping with the musical instrument tradition from Allison and Jim’s Griffith Park engagement session, Graham brought his banjo.  Love […]September 8, 2010 – 2:53 am

Jim - Thanks for a wonderful engagement session, Truc. The photos are fantastic! We will definitely consider using you again in the future.July 11, 2010 – 8:04 pm

Marci - BEAUTIFUL and so creative!!! I love the back to back, silhouette photos, the ring circling around Allison’s face, and especially the last one…all so good! You have a wonderful gift to share. :>)June 8, 2010 – 2:49 pm

Allison - Truc, we had a blast with taking pictures with you! Every minute of our session was fun, and we love the results. You got an awesome variety of shots, and they captured the moments brilliantly! For our save-the-date cards, we’re going to use the eighth photo from the top on this post–the one where we’re walking and holding hands. That expanse of sky at the top left is the perfect place to put some text with our names and the date. I’m so impressed with your artistry and professionalism!June 6, 2010 – 12:28 pm

Peggy - Fantastic photos! These could be magazine covers!June 5, 2010 – 3:55 pm

Cathy - I love love love that last shot! Gorgeous!June 4, 2010 – 3:01 pm

Tweets that mention Griffith Park Engagement Session: Allison and Jim | Los Angeles Engagement Session » Los Angeles Children's Photography: BAMBOO SHOOTS PHOTOGRAPHY -- Topsy.com - […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Truc Nguyen, Truc Nguyen. Truc Nguyen said: First ever engagement session on the blog! http://bit.ly/c1vzmx […]June 2, 2010 – 3:08 am

Evan - Jim and Allison, you look gorgeous! Allison, you got your paws on one cool cat. You two look like you could hold your own in a smoky basement bar at 2 am: Jim with some cool blues on the sax and Allison with some sultry vocals. Here’s hoping for many jazzy years together.June 1, 2010 – 11:06 pm

Pasadena Family Portraits with 9-Month-Old Baby Triplets | Los Angeles Family Photography

Fiona, Stella, and Daphne are 9-month-old baby triplets.  Yes, triplets!  These girls are so adorable, and I especially love their coordinated outfits.  Fiona and Stella may be identical twins, but Daphne seems different in both looks and personality.  She had a lot of fun trying to eat the leaves on the grass.  Fiona and Stella […]

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Glendale and Burbank Newborn Baby and Family Portrait Photography | Baby Kira Sneak Peek » Los Angeles Children's Photography: BAMBOO SHOOTS PHOTOGRAPHY - […] In the meantime, you can find more baby and family portrait photos here. […]August 10, 2010 – 8:34 pm

Judy - Truc, I love the triplets. It reminds me of the photos Evan’s dad took of Evan and Dale when they were growing up. Of course, his was mostly in black and white, but they both captured the natural innocence of the kids. The photos are so much better than having a crying child trying to sit still and pose for you. Great work! You make our family proud. (I know your father-in-law is!)May 31, 2010 – 7:53 am

Kim - Before I read your blog, I didn’t know that the three kids are triplets. Truc, you are so talented. Daphne looks so joyful and expressive–she’s my favorite.May 26, 2010 – 10:49 pm

Larry - The kids are really cute, but as a photographer, I have to say I love the contrast and lighting. Well done!May 26, 2010 – 2:39 pm

Marci - I love seeing Daphne in the middle of Fiona and Stella, as seen in the photo with the whole family! There is a photo of Daphne I especially love where you capture the light in her eyes…like it is shining out from within her. The whole family looks like they are having a blast. Very fun!!May 25, 2010 – 7:14 pm

Evan - Wow, you took so many great photos of this family! With talent like this, your portfolio is going to explode with adorably cute photos in no time at all.May 24, 2010 – 7:06 pm

Pasadena Children’s Portraits | Los Angeles Children’s Photography at Huntington Gardens

Audrey and Phillip are my favorite two-year-old and four-year-old.  I spent a sunny Saturday afternoon with them at the Huntington Gardens in Pasadena.  First, meet Audrey. And here is Phillip.  He loves to laugh.  If you meet him, you would think that he’s pretty funny.  Then again, he thinks he’s pretty funny, too. The gardens […]

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Arcadia and Pasadena Child and Baby Portrait Photographer | Fine Art Canvases » Los Angeles Children's Photography: BAMBOO SHOOTS PHOTOGRAPHY - […] We did a fine art canvas of one of our favorite photos, which you can also see on the Bamboo Shoots Photography home page.  You can also find more photos of Audrey from her and Phillip’s portraits at the Huntington Gardens in Pasadena. […]July 6, 2010 – 2:55 am

Glendale and Burbank Children’s Photography | A Few 3-Year-Olds, Some 4-Year-Olds, and a Whole Lot of Cake » Los Angeles Children's Photography: BAMBOO SHOOTS PHOTOGRAPHY - […] Audrey is now three years old!  Here’s the bright and happy birthday girl at her birthday party. […]June 18, 2010 – 6:33 am

Curry: Jungle Curry Chicken | Kaffir Lime Leaves for Thai Recipes - […] Pasadena Children's Portraits | Los Angeles Children's Photography … […]June 16, 2010 – 6:23 am

Jason - Amazing photos! The colors are incredible, and I love the contrast.May 28, 2010 – 11:12 am

Kim - I know Audrey and Phillip and they are very adorable kids, so I’m impressed how your photos reflect their personalities. Your pictures make me miss them and remind me I want to visit and hug the two of them soon.May 26, 2010 – 10:53 pm

Chi - You’ve really captured how charming and sweet Audrey and Philip are in these photos! Makes me want to run out and play with them. *I* want prints of these shots, and they’re not even my kids…May 21, 2010 – 4:29 pm

Dale - Some really nice work here. I especially like the boy peeking through the bars.May 20, 2010 – 5:55 am

Mike - These are beautiful photos! My favorite is the one from your “kids” gallery of the boy wearing a bucket for a hat =). But they all look so fantastic!May 19, 2010 – 5:58 pm

Jeff - Truc
These are stunning. The colors are so vibrant.
I love the name!!!May 19, 2010 – 4:18 pm

Suzanne - Nicely done, Truc
The pictures are beautiful as are the children and the person who took the pictures.
Keep up the good workMay 19, 2010 – 5:59 am

Evan - It’s so much fun to look at my wife’s photos! I love how the colors are so vibrant. I can’t wait to see what you’re going to post next.May 18, 2010 – 9:56 pm

Dan - Truc,
Your website is full of professionally taken pictures of lovely children. I was impressed by the children’s natural movements which demonstrated your excellent photographing skills and your love to be around them.
I checked your cost with those in my area and found that it is quite competitive. I believe many guests who visit your website will agree with me.May 18, 2010 – 9:16 pm

Tiki - Cute kids. Bet you could do great pet photos, too.May 18, 2010 – 4:18 pm

Marci - Truc, I love your website and photos! It is so clever how you have incorporated your name into your business name with chosen words. You have captured the spirit and personality of your subjects in your photos with not only subtle but also bold expression. The lighting is very artistic and I especially love the soft fading affect on their faces at times…it accents their eyes more and draws me in. So well done and very professional. Are you eating ice cream now?May 18, 2010 – 2:37 pm

Peggy - These are the best children’s photos I’ve seen. You capture the expressions so vividly and candidly. The eyes convey such innocence and wonder. All photography should be so natural and alive. Too bad you are only in the L.A. area.

I’ve compared costs and your session fees are very reasonable. Would love to see some newborn pics and maybe a “birth to 5” package.May 18, 2010 – 12:09 pm

Lou Paradise - Fantastic photos! Wish you were around when my kids were younger. Love the natural settings. Prices are great.May 18, 2010 – 12:05 pm

Larry - Hi Truc,

Your website is great. Very professional, very well done. Its fresh, colorful, contemporary and clever. I love the name “Bamboo Shoots”! And you chose the perfect font for your logo, along with that subtle touch of bamboo shoots. Your blog adds a nice personal touch. Very nice!

Your photography is stunning, capturing emotions and expressions so vividly. It has a fresh airiness, but also a bold flair of dramatic lighting, contrast and color. Well done!May 18, 2010 – 6:49 am