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Ha Hanbok Family Photo at Gyeongbokgung

Hanbok Photos at Gyeongbokgung with the Ha Family

Our winter this year has been relatively mild. Despite a couple of cold snaps and a lot more snow than usual, temperatures have been well above freezing most days. December was exceptionally warm and, for a change, conducive to family photography, especially with the double layers that choosing hanbok photos provides. For this session, we headed to the, relatively, empty Gyeongbokgung and had a session to celebrate the time the Ha family had spent in Korea. Daisy and her family […]

Family Photo shoot Seoul Korea Gyeongbokgung

Ott Family Photography – A Morning in Gyeongbokgung

Kayla and Justin reached out as they were getting ready to fly and take custody of Silas, their number four. Yes, you read that right! Silas was going home to three more siblings! As they were coming without the other three, we set up a short family photography session. We wanted to make some beautiful photos home for everyone from Silas’ birth land. We decided on Gyeongbokgung as it was close and convenient for the family. As it was the […]

Thompson Family Photos in Seoul

Year in Review Part 4 – 2021

Welcome to the fourth, and final, section of my 2021 Year in Review series. In the final quarter of the year, things ramped up significantly as Korea’s vaccination program began to take hold and restrictions on gatherings finally began to relax. This quarter, I was able to photograph many more families, corporate events, and even a little editorial. October – Family, Travel, Couple, and Event Photography October means cooler temperatures and an eye towards Autumn for us here in Seoul. […]

Seoraksan Storm

Year in Review Part 3 – 2021

Welcome to the third installment of my annual Year in Review series for 2021. This will be the thinnest selection of photographs from the year. With the long monsoon, the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, and Korea’s temporary cessation of international adoptions, work was rare and I spent a good portion of the summer working on personal projects, writing my book, and cycling to pass the time. If you haven’t already, please do spend some time with parts one and two […]

Family Photography in Seoul

Year in Review Part 2 – 2021

Welcome back to my 2021 Year in Review series. If you missed last week’s post, you can find that here. This week, I’ll be taking you through the slowly warming months of April, May, and June. Over this quarter, work slowly started to trickle back in and I was able to be part of some wonderful projects and life moments. Let’s jump right in.   April – Cycling, Event, Pre-Wedding, and Family Photography The first order of business as the […]

Year in Review Part 1 – 2021

Welcome back to my annual Year in Review series of blogs. This is a great place to get an overview of all the different work that I do and see a little of Korea in the process. I have been doing these now for several years and previous editions can be seen here. Typically, the first few months of the year are quiet for us as the weather is still cold. Usually, there are a few photoshoots here and there, […]

Autumn Family Photos in Seoul Forest - Chien Sunrise Session

An Autumn Family Photo Shoot with the Chiens

Today’s session is a two-part autumn session I had with the Chien family last year. We had some beautiful light for this early morning family shoot and an image from this set ended up making its way into my ten favourite images from last year. This shoot is very representative of how autumn typically is here, so I hope it will be helpful for those considering an autumn family photo shoot. Jenny reached out to me when the leaves were […]

Autumn Family Photography - Seoul Forest Park

Year in Review 2020 Part 4 – Seoul Family and Editorial Photographer

For the final quarter of 2020, we’ll be focusing heavily on families and scenes of Korea. While I was certainly quite busy, there are still a few assignments I won’t be able to share until next year. Either way, I hope you’ll enjoy the images from this last section of the 2020 Year in Review. October – Family and Editorial Photographer October kicked off with our annual Chuseok holiday. Normally, this is an extremely busy time for travel. This year, […]

Adoption First Meeting Photography - Seoul, Korea

Year in Review 2020 Part 2 – Seoul Family and Editorial Photographer

Welcome back to the second installment of my Year in Review series for 2020. In this piece, we’ll focus on the few jobs that came in and a whole lot of personal work as the pandemic’s grip on society tightened. There’s plenty to see and plenty to talk about, so let’s jump right in. April – Family and Portrait Photographer April is usually the tipping point of my year here in Seoul. It is the time when I go from […]

Osbeck Family Photo Shoot - Changdeokgung, Seoul, Korea

Year in Review 2020 Part 1 – Seoul Family, Event, Proposal, and Travel Photographer

This year, as I’m sure it did for many of you, started out in the usual way. For us, that means the usual rush of post-holiday enquires flowing in the door and a lot of sessions where I work hard to look warm so my clients can feel a bit of extra warmth while they enjoy the Korean winter. January – Proposal, Adoption, and Event Photography My first session of the year was a perfect example of a winter photoshoot […]