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MICHIGAN 09 FALL! YAY SAM!

back in october i got a chance to enjoy and really experience the fall! here in california we don’t get these awesome colors and colder weather. it was so relaxing walking around, enjoying the colors, sounds of the river, and hanging out with sam. i visited during sam’s fall break from school so we could hang out again and experience the fall together a last time, since this is her last year of school. another good note, i beat the weekend heat wave in california that weekend, sweet!!  i’m totally stoked about this blog post!! we went to a few places like, an apply orchard, to a corn field maze, and then walked the river bank next to university of michigan. if you haven’t experience a fall before, please do sometime! here are my favorites from my vacation out there. enjoy!

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thee favorite…… of the day…

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walking along this beautiful river full of green and puffy clouds =D

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i could not stop looking up at all these colors!!

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HI!!!! camera bag as tripod with 10second timer!

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second favorite of the day, flare is rad.

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the bench we sat at hanging out for an hour before heading back home.

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thanks sam for the best fall experience ever.

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Linh - Amazing how the leaves and corn field can look so interesting. Nice depiction!! Coming from someone so young…hahah…

Sandra Pan - These are amazing! The colors of fall are truly gorgeous.. What a great location for a lifestyle shoot, wish we had this in la.

wendy - Love your pictures!!! keep up the good work! i’ll be looking for you someday to take my wedding pictures… hahaha

REMY IS 4!! PARTEEBOOTH

instead of my sister renting a big ole bouncer for all the kids to play in. i thought some parteebooth was a better idea for everyone. they loved it and it was always crowded of course. full of creative thinking and hilarious takes. here are some of my favorites!

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she just couldn’t stop laughing at his face.

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grandpa!! =D

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oxygen tube? this what his favorite toy for the day.

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katie’s face is the best!! FTW!

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i think the real ninja was in the back.

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no more ninja for you!

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just a few of my big family.

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super wedgie!!!!!

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weave pulling

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and me of course =P

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anastasia - what fun and great photos!

Linh - Thanks for giving Remy such great silly memories…
As Remy would say Uncle Ricky you are “Silly Willy Uncle Ricky”..

Rich - Cool, thanks. I like the ninja photo and katie’s face.

HANGAR 18

this past summer, i got to experience the awesome hangar 18 rock climbing arena. a surprise trip put on by my awesome friend sam did the trick for a good day off work. even though i guessed where we were going on the way there, i was still stoked about it. if any of you guys want to go rock climbing, check out hangar 18. it’s bomb digity!! just remember rock climbing is all legs and not upper body. i learned that the hard way. rock climbing, jamba juice, and hanging out with sam – one of my favorite things i did this summer. THANKS SAM!!!! here are some photos @ hangar 18!

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living dangerously on the boulder where no ropes are needed. >.<

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climber!! belayer!! (i wonder if sam trusted me)

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again, living dangerously!

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rocking the shoes!

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awesome instructor MAT! we have to come back soon!

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Matt - Hey Richard!! Cool Photos! I am glad that you had a good time at the gym here. I hope to see you back here someday soon! Hope you are well!

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WONG FAMILY

not too long ago, my sister linh asked me to take her family portraits. we ended up just walking around the block to a creek. luckily the kids decided to be good so we ended up with a lot of great pictures! linh and warren are loving parents to their daughter remy and son westin.  i can’t wait to see them grow up. until then.. here are some photos from the day..

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westin’s face  is freakin awesome!

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michelle - These are awesome! love them. the one of the little girl framing the photo is for sure my fave!

Steph - Love the pictures. You guys are too cute! Great job Ricky. You are getting better and better!!! Can’t wait to see more work.

Jenny - Westin’s facial expression really is awesome ! him pointing to himself was a great capture !

Lynn Tran - Wow! Beautiful pictures of the beautiful family!!!
You are getting goooood, Ricky!!!! Love all the pictures!!!

Linh - omg!!! These are awesome. Remy is in love with herself!!!!
You got the perfect shot of Westin goof ball face!!! Warren can’t recognized himself!! (editing????) – Can you do something with his nose ?(hehehe!). Love it!!!

ADVENTURES 2008 @ MICHIGAN

with the school year here and college football already in season, i just wanted to share some of my photos from last year. i’m really looking forward to visiting my girlfriend in michigan this october. fall is here and it’s definitely a true sight to see all the leaves changing color. i can’t wait to capture fall in all its glory. 2 more weeks!

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Jenny - ha, talking about small world, my husband is from Michigan and went to Umich… how many more years does your girlfriend have left for school?