Kristy Yang Photography: Blog https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog en-us (C) Kristy Yang Photography kristyyang.photography@gmail.com (Kristy Yang Photography) Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:56:00 GMT Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:56:00 GMT https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/img/s/v-5/u948282114-o119754148-50.jpg Kristy Yang Photography: Blog https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog 88 120 Photographer Desk Set Up https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/8/photographer-desk-set-up Processed with VSCO with a6 preset

Geeky Nerd Level: 1000πŸ€“πŸ‘Œ
Am I the only one got so pumped when coming up with the perfect techy set up? πŸ™‹πŸ»‍β™€οΈπŸ€© It’s so crucial for me to have a professional and comfortable environment to conduct business consulting and create artistically through a digital format, and now my nerdy side is screaming with excitement!! 
Finally got a standing table that allows me to work and get some work out done at the same time.

DEVAISE Adjustable Height Standing Desk 55 Inch Crank Handle/White


I also hacked it with two risers  to get more space.

 

Solid Wood Multi-Purpose Flat Panel Monitor Riser Stand Space Saver Desk Organizer in White

 

I have to share the tips and I’m so happy right now, time to WORK!!! #BossLady
 

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Sentimiento Dance Company - Ladies Flamenco Inspired Salsa Team https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/8/sentimiento-dance-company---ladies-salsa-flamenco-team She doesn't settle for less than her soul deserves, and when she sets her sights on something, she doesn't stop dreaming until it's true.

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Celebrating 6 years of dancing in the Baltimore community, Sentimiento Dance Company and I are thrilled to present to you this special series showcasing the beauty of our city and the fun & loving Baltimore dance family we have. Here in frame is the Flamenco inspired Salsa on 1 team directed by Tabitha, and she also designed and made these costumes herself! Come party and dance with them at the Sentimiento 6 Year Anniversary Extravaganza!πŸ’ƒ
 


 

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Sentimiento Dance Company - Salsa Students Team https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/8/sentimiento-dance-company---salsa-students-team

When I began to have a mad, passionate love affair with my own life, the rest fell perfectly into place. 

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Nancy Salsa found her passion for on 2 salsa at the Yamulee Dance Company in NY. 6 years ago, she came to Baltimore, met Brandon Bachata and together with Roberto Carlos Molina, they embarked on the audacious dream of teaching Sala on 2 in Baltimore. Fast forward to now, the every growing Sentimiento Dance Company is thriving and they have a chocolate salsa baby underway and I'm so honored to create this special milestone photoshoot for Sentimiento! Picture here is the Salsa on 2 Student team in our city of Baltimore, make sure to come dance and celebrate with them at the Sentimiento 6 Year Anniversary Extravaganza!❀️

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Hong & Emily https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/8/hong-emily

We didn't know we're making memories, we just knew we're having fun!

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A family photoshoot for Hong and Emily and their adorable babies Samantha and Calvin in a summer day in DC. 

 

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Sentimiento Dance Company - Ladies Bachata Team https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/8/sentimiento-dance-company---ladies-bachata-team

The most beautiful sight is seeing how your eyes light up, your skin glows, your voice shivers, your body shakes with tremors of desire when you talk about your dreams!

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A special photoshoot with the Sentimiento Dance Company's to celebrate their huge 6 year milestone!! We not only highlight the strength of these gorgeous ladies of the Ladies Bachata team, but also showcase the beauty of our dear Baltimore, Maryland! See more from the shoot at http://bit.ly/Sentimiento_Bachata and come dance and celebrate with them at the Sentimiento 6 Year Anniversary Extravaganza!

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Classe Dance Company https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/7/classe-dance-company

Each day, I have to make a new promise to myself, to be braver than my past, to be stronger than the struggle, so I may find a bigger adventure regardless of the risk.

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Linda Saenz created the Classe Dance Company and they not only grow as a dance team but also like a family. If you want to have all the fun and learn bachata and latin dancing, make sure to check them out! 

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Ladies in Style https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/6/ladies-in-style "Like Mother, Like Daughter β€οΈ"

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The sweet and picture perfect family of Christine's. The three girls, Marisa, Naomi, and Charlize, got their beauty and grace from their mommy and I'm so honored to document this lovely family and friends of mine since 2014.

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Love Shines https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/6/love-shines

The Queen 
She brings stability to man's life 
She doesn't create problems, she solves them 
She doesn't seduce a man with her body 
She stimulates with her mind 
She shines light into his darkness 
She doesn't settle, she inspires growth 
She doesn’t fit in with the rest, she stands out 
You'll know when you meet her because she’s all you’ve been waiting for

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A shoot with the Stylish couple from Jersey Bola and Ayana

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Checkmate https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/6/checkmate

Move in Silence. Only speak when it's time to say checkmate!

A branding photoshoot with the Blue Sky Capital Management leadership team Terry, Christos, and Jeremiah. 

www.Blue-SkyCapital.com

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Love is Love https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/6/love-is-love

Let your true colors shine 🎈
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Happy Pride, Everyone 🌈

Dancer: @audgemalek
Love mural: @lisamariestudio @thedcarts

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Daily Dozen on National Geographic YourShot https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/6/daily-dozen-on-national-geographic-yourshot  



Can't believe this is happening again!! πŸ˜ My photo "In The Sky" is being selected as the Daily Dozen today by National Geographic editors! I'm now feeling literally in the sky learning they selected mine as one of their 12 favorite photos today while reviewing all the breathtaking photos on National Geographic Your Shot! Come read the story behind the phone and please come vote for me to be the photo of the day on #NatGeo at http://bit.ly/DailyDozen_Jun52018KristySeesβ˜€οΈ

 

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Sun kissed https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/5/sun-kissed Print Only (4)Print Only (4) Love is like the sun that shines on you 

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A girl from the Philippines, a guy from Puerto Rico. Cal surprised Paula with a lovely Valentine's gift to revisit their first special date in DC. They even surprised me with a little "prop" at the end that got me all teary! See what it is <3

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DC Hula Girls https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/5/dc-hula-girls

Aloha aku no, Aloha mai no
I give my love to you, you give your love to me β˜€οΈβ€οΈ
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Bringing Hawaii back! Wonderful shooting with the vibrant and lovely D.C. Hula Girls led by Lydia Ortiz, it's a series full of sunshine and smiles! Their special Spring Recital: Big Island Dinner Show is also coming up on June 2, use my special promo code “KRISTYSEES” for an extra $5 off πŸŒΊ

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Heavenly Bodies https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/5/heavenly-bodies "Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe."

A series captured from the "Heavenly Bodies" exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

John Galliano for House of Dior. Evening ensemble, autumn/winter 2000–2001 haute couture.

An evening dress by Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino, 2017-18

Yves Saint Laurent’s statuary vestment for the Virgin of El Rocío, circa 1985,

Mugler, Thierry Mugler. "MADONNA" evening ensemble, autumn/winter 1984-85

House of Givenchy, Alexander McQueen evening ensemble, 1999.

House of Givenchy, Alexander McQueen evening ensemble, 1999.

Yves Saint Laurent. Statuary vestment for the Virgin of El Rocío, ca. 1985.

Christian Lacroix. Wedding ensemble, autumn/winter 2009–10 haute couture.

John Galliano for House of Dior. Evening ensemble, autumn/winter 2005–6 haute couture.

An evening dress by Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino, 2017-18

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Exhibition at Exposed DC's 2018 Annual Photography Show https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/5/exhibition-at-exposed-dcs-12th-annual-photography-show

Last Friday, I have the honor to be selected as one of the winners to be a part of the Exposed DC's 2018 Photography Show in DC! What a vibrant and lively way to kick off the show, especially at an innovative cultural location at @dupontunderground, which is renovated from a former trolley station. 

In frame here is a mother and daughter playing and running down the train track while my winning photo “Conversation” is being projected large in the tunnel and on the other side on view in prints. How cool is that!

It always makes my heart happy to see how people are enjoying my artwork. When I walked into the opening reception a girl saw my name tag and cheerfully grabbed me and said, “Your photo is my favorite, I want one at my home!” 😭❀️ If you happen to see this, you made my day Katie thank you!
It was also such an honor to be exhibited  along with all the other fellow talented DMV photographers to share our unique view and celebrate the experience of the people who live, love, and work here in DC!


The exhibition is free and on view today till 5/20 10am-5pm, and will close on 5/21 5-7pm. 
Come enjoy the art and bring a moment of DC home with you in print ❀️
Special thanks to @exposed_dc@dupontunderground@dodgechrome@goartful@capitalphotographycenter@union206 for making this happen!!

 

 

Information on Exposed DC website as well!, shared below:

Exposed DC is excited to announce its 12th annual Exposed DC Photography Show, May 11 through May 21, 2018. The exhibit will be hosted by Dupont Underground, a former trolley station that has been repurposed into an innovative cultural space right in the heart of D.C.

These 40 winning photographs were chosen from a contest for their unique view of the Washington area as more than just a tourist destination and political realm. They showcase and celebrate the experience of the people who live, love, and work here. All photographs will be projected throughout the space, as well as printed by Dodge-Chrome, Inc. for display.

Five photographs will be awarded Best in Show awards, made possible through the support of Union 206 Studios. Each award is chosen by a panel of distinguished metro-area photographers: Marvin Joseph, Lucian Perkins, Carolyn Russo, Sanjay Suchak, and Nancy Walz.

At the opening reception, Dupont Underground will provide a cash bar for patrons over 21. The Beat and the Path will provide music. goARTful, a local startup subscription-based art service that Exposed DC is excited to be partnering with, will also be part of the celebration. Additional thanks to sponsor Capital Photography Center. Please note that use of one flight of stairs is required to access Dupont Underground. Assistance using the stairs can be provided, if necessary.

A full color 12th annual Exhibition Magazine with all 40 winning photos be available online soon and at the opening.

Exhibit hours *UPDATED AND EXTENDED*
Admission is free to view the exhibit during these times; donations accepted.
Saturday, May 12 from 12-5 p.m.
Sunday, May 13 from 12-5 p.m.
Tuesday, May 15 through Sunday, May 20: 12-5 p.m.
Closing day: Monday, May 21 from 5-7 p.m.

Framed, fine art prints of all the photos displayed will be for sale. High-res images available upon request.

 

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Light City Festival https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/4/light-city-festival

The future is for the curious ✨

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A collection of the photos from the Light City Festival in Baltimore - A festival of light, music, and innovation. 

 

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Cherry Blossom https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/4/cherry-blossom

"To see a world in a grand of sand

And a heaven in a wild flower

Hold infinity in the palm of your hand

And eternity in an hour"

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Since I moved here, I’ve become a religious flower chaser and come to see the Cherry Blossom every single year. Can’t believe it’s been 8 straight years for me! Still, each time I can find something new, something makes me so happy and brighten up my day. 
Often times I heard people say “oh I’ve been to xxx already, I don’t want to go again it’ll be boring.” The fact is, things are forever progressing and you can always find something new and different if you pay attention. Stop chasing the new and fancy but simply enjoy life and find the little beauty and surprises in our daily lives☺️

A series of the Cherry Blossom photos from 2018

 

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New Exhibition: In Bloom https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/4/new-exhibition-in-bloom

"Live life in full bloom 🌸"

 

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So honored to share that my photo has been selected to be in @igdc’s new show “In Bloom” - A photographic celebration of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in DC! Thrilled to know this show has been included in the official Cherry Blossom Festival program as well✨
Come check out the exhibition at @blindwhino every Wed 4-8pm, and weekend 12-5pm till April 29. Let’s enjoy the art and bring home a piece of spring with you πŸ’ You can also purchase these Cherry Blossom prints from the show at IGDC Exhibition Website. Special thanks to @cherryblossfest@igdc@blindwhino@mpixfans@swbid for making this happen!

The lovely IGDC organizers Holly and Dave.

 

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Be a Unicorn https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/3/unicorn

"Believe in magic. Sparkle wherever you go. Be a unicorn!"

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The love of a parent for their kid is unconditional. Paola and her families from Peru planned the sweetest unicorn skating party to celebrate her daughter Isabella's 6 year old birthday party at skate zone. From the smile on her face, you know she will remember this special day forever :)

 

 

 

 

 

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March For Our Lives https://www.kristyyangphotography.com/blog/2018/3/march-for-our-lives

"If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it."

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When the future is changing the history - A documentary of the student organized protest "March For Our Lives" in Washington DC.

To see the full coverage, check the album at http://www.kristyyangphotography.com/marchforourlives

Rebecca, standing along with 800,000 people in DC to #MarchForOurLives. Locally from Gaithersburg, MD, she’s a senior at Rockville High School. She went to the Women's March last year and always felt the need of better gun control laws. But now, she said she can really help make a change because she'll be turning 18 next month so SHE CAN VOTE, and WILL VOTE! The new generation is here to start the change!

When enough is enough, and kids, women, and men all stand up to protest and demand for a change.

The kids sat on their parents' shoulder, protesting at the rally

A  woman hugging and comforting her daughter during the rally

The metro station was packed with protestors to head to the US Capitol for the rally 

Woman wiping away tears while listening to the student speaks

Woman weeping at the rally

Future voters 

The protestors raised their hands when the student speaker asked, "Who's going to vote?"

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