Helen + Andrew: An Oxford Wedding
26th August 2013
Helen and Andrew tied the knot in Christ Church College, Oxford, surely one of the prettiest, if not the prettiest, venues in Oxford. In such a magnificent venue, one feels compelled to be quiet, to speak in low whispers...but Helen and Andrew's...
Jenny + Alex: An Oxford Wedding
15th August 2013
I'm pretty sure that search as you might, you'd be hard pressed to find a bride anywhere near as pretty as Jenny. People often throw around phrases like "she looks like she fell out of a magazine ad", but seriously, Jenny looked like she just...
Alison + Duncan: An Oxford Wedding
4th August 2013
Alison, an American, met and fell in love with Duncan, a perfect English gentleman, in Oriel College, Oxford. I love meeting American-British couples, since I am half of one myself. Watching Alison and Duncan, two of the most polite, generous, and...
Abbie + Omar: An Oxford Wedding
30th July 2013
Abbie and Omar is the type of couple every wedding photographer dreams of working with. Having grown up with each other, going from best friends to romance, their love for each other is apparent in every picture. It was effortless for me to capture...
Abigail + Omar: An Oxford Engagement Session
12th July 2013
Abbie and Omar live in Bangkok, Thailand, but met in Oxford. This weekend they will be tying the knot in what is undoubtedly going to be a beautiful ceremony in Worcester College. I can't think of two people more well-suited for each...
Jenny + Alex: An Oxford Engagement Session
8th July 2013
A few weeks ago, the flowers in University Parks began to bloom. Wildflowers sprouted everywhere, covering whole fields in pools of yellow and purple. Cherry blossoms adorned the trees, and daffodils swayed in the...
Stacey + Chris: An Oxfordshire Wedding
4th July 2013
They met on a damp hockey pitch, amongst all the running and the bruises. Somehow, he found her smile in all the confusion, and she found...
Laura + David: An Oxford Engagement Session
28th February 2013
Laura and David are one such couple. Laura, a Canadian, met David, a Chinese-Malaysian, while studying in Oxford. Over the years, as their relationship deepened, he took her to Malaysia, where they celebrated Chinese New Year with his family. In...
Yuli + Ardyan: An England Engagement Session. Part Three: A Picnic in Oxford
22nd November 2012
Phew! Folks, unfortunately we have come to the final part of Yuli and Ardyan's shoot. But talk about ending on a high note! As before, they went all out and prepared everything you could think of for a picnic engagement shoot. Yep, complete with a...
Yuli + Ardyan: An England Engagement Session. Part Two: A Surprise Proposal
15th October 2012
The title of the post says it all. Yes, Ardyan actually popped the question to Yuli DURING the engagement session. It was literally an engagement...
Featured on French Wedding Style!
11th October 2012
French Wedding Style! The name of the website alone is enough to conjure up images of long walks along the Seine, macarons, and frothy wedding dresses made of tulle. Ooo la la! And now yours truly can proudly say that she's been featured on French...
Yuli + Ardyan: An England Engagement Session. Part One
8th October 2012
Yuli and Ardyan met in Jakarta, over dinner with friends. Throughout the dinner, they paid little attention to each other, spending the mealtime chatting with other friends instead. It wasn't until afterwards, as they walked off the heavy meal, that...
Yvonne + Luke: An Oxford Wedding Shoot
22nd September 2012
Yvonne and Luke tied the knot last year, but didn't have a chance to be photographed as a married couple. Rather than giving up on the thought of being photographed in her wedding dress, Yvonne arranged a time for them to have a wedding shoot. Not...
Rachel + Rob: An Oxford Wedding
5th September 2012
Some weeks ago, I had the great experience of working with the wonderful Eve of
Helen + Chris: A Paris Engagement Session
21st August 2012
She's a renowned chef in Jakarta, her French-style dishes and delicate cakes having grazed the pages of many magazines. He fell in love with her food before realizing that behind each sumptuous meal was the loving handiwork of a beautiful girl. They...
A Sneak Peek...
19th August 2012
Guess where I've been...
Wai Ping + Beng: An Oxford Engagement Session
13th August 2012
How do you react when someone tells you they're spending their 9th-year anniversary being photographed by you? I had nooo clue how to react to that! I was simply quite overwhelmed by the privilege of being able to spend the time with them on such an...
A Sneak Peek...
10th August 2012
Sometimes, everything just comes together to form the perfect...
Keely + Mike: An Oxford Engagement Session
4th August 2012
They met in the States, two months before she was due to move to Oxford for her studies. What the heck, they thought, they'd give it a shot. So Keely and Mike spent the first year of their relationship across the ocean from each other, until Mike...
Lukxmi & Paul: An Oxford Wedding
3rd July 2012
If you went all around the world, you'd still be hard-pressed to find a couple that fits each other as perfectly as Lukxmi and Paul. They're both doctors (yes, she is both smart AND beautiful...le sigh!), they share the same type of humor, and if...
Megan + Bradford: An Oxford Engagement Session
29th May 2012
What are the chances that two American students would meet in Oxford, England, fall in love, and, get this, plan on getting married on the same day as three of their...
Lukxmi & Paul: A Christ Church Meadows Oxford Engagement Session
25th April 2012
We were fortunate to catch a rare day of sunshine and kicked off the engagement shoot at the Christ Church Meadows in Oxford early so as to beat the Sunday crowd. I'm not a morning person (even though I like to encourage my couples to shoot at...
Rachel & Jacob: A Magdalen College Oxford Engagement Session
2nd April 2012
A Magdalen COllege, Oxford engagement...
Behind the Scenes: Oxford Engagement Shoot
13th March 2012
A few behind the scene tips for my latest Oxford engagement...
Featured on Rock My Wedding!
7th March 2012
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JJ and Leo: An Oxford Engagement Shoot
20th February 2012
Part one of a two-day engagement session in...
JJ & Leo: A Weekend Engagement Shoot in Oxford Part Two
27th February 2012
Part two of a two-day engagement shoot in...
18th February 2012
A sneak peek from today's engagement...
Highlights of 2011
3rd January 2012
On that note, I'd like to take a moment to thank all my lovely couples for having me as their photographer on the most important day of their lives. I'm sure this has been said before, but being a wedding photographer is truly an honor. It always...
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19th December 2011
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'Tis the Season...
15th December 2011
Winter is probably my second-favorite season. The first being engagement season in early spring, when I get to spend time photographing couples in a relaxed environment...but winter comes pretty...
Wedding Venue: Stowe Landscape Gardens
8th December 2011
Some weekends ago, Mike took me to the Stowe Landscape Gardens in Buckingham and we had a lovely but thoroughly tiring day traipsing (okay, more like plodding) through the expansive...
Antonia & Sam: A London Wedding
25th November 2011
She knew they were right for each other when she injured her leg playing netball one day. She was rushed to the A & E, where she found Sam already there, anxiously awaiting her arrival. Then came a four hour wait. Despite the intense pain (and yes,...
Wedding Tips: The Portraits List
19th November 2011
My first video log ever! I hope this goes over well and that it helps at least one...
The Bestman's Speech...
17th November 2011
The best type of...
Lexy & Matt: A Bath Wedding
11th November 2011
As a wedding photographer, I come across many couples...and yet it never gets old, never gets confusing. Each wedding I photograph remains a unique affair in my memory, and although over the months I might cease to remember the types of flowers or...
5th November 2011
I've just come back from photographing a beautiful wedding in Bath and simply had to share this heart-stopping...
A Very Special Month
27th October 2011
This post is for my dear husband, who has stuck with me through wedding planning, moving to a new house, and being my guinea pig when I try out new poses for my wedding...
Debby & Ferdy: A Jakarta Wedding
20th October 2011
This is a wedding to die for. I have waited quite a bit before blogging it because I just had to ensure that I am going to do it justice. Photographing a Chinese-Indonesian wedding is different from photographing an English wedding. Firstly,...
All Sorts of Prettiness from Ivy Ellen
7th October 2011
Over the past few weeks, I have had the good fortune of shooting a few sample invitation cards for Ivy Ellen Wedding Invitations. If you're still looking for the perfect wedding invites, do hop on over to their site for a quick...
Wedding Photography: Posing 101
10th September 2011
I am a firm believer that no matter how long you've been in the profession, there's always something new to learn with every experience. One such aspect where I feel that photographers should continuously be learning is posing. Every morning, as I...
Marceline & Tim: A Reading Wedding
2nd September 2011
I know this probably sounds like a tired cliche, but even as an outsider, I could sense the love, not just between Marceline and Tim, but true affection coming from their family and friends. Everyone in that room was truly delighted to be part of...
25th August 2011
I awoke this morning to a huge parcel that was so heavy I had to ask Mike to move it for me. Having torn apart the box in my excitement, I was greeted by a set of the most beautiful albums I had ever seen. They are so luxurious I was somewhat scared...
Kerry & Rick: A Southampton Wedding
23rd August 2011
Kerry and Rick's wedding was full of unforgettable moments. Kerry was a spirited bride with a bubbly smile that's just irresistable, and to top it off, she was surrounded by the cuuuutest little flower girls who would giggle and twirl every...
Jessica & Matt: A Coventry Wedding
11th August 2011
Who can forget Jessica and Matt, the adorable couple whose engagement session was featured on Whimisical Wonderland Weddings? To say that after our Oxford engagement shoot I was looking forward to their wedding would be the understatement of the...
Antonia & Sam: A University Parks Oxford Engagement Session
5th August 2011
Here is one of the sweetest couples I have ever come across...Antonia and Sam. For their second date, Sam, an actor, invited Antonia to watch his play in Italy. I went "Wow!" when I heard that. With a laugh, Antonia said, "Well, I guess when you...
Anuli & Femi: A Keble College Oxford Engagement Session
August 9th 2011
I came back from Anuli and Femi's engagement shoot with a grin so wide that my cheeks hurt. Anuli is one hilarious girl, and neither I nor my camera could get enough of her. We were fortunate enough to be able to do their engagement session...
Cass & Josh: A Gloucestershire Wedding Slideshow
3rd August 2011
A few highlights from one sweet wedding. I can't stop gushing about how pretty and adorable Cass is as I edited her wedding pictures...and I think after watching their slideshow, you'll be just as in love with her as I...
Cass & Josh: A Gloucestershire Wedding
22nd July 2011
Cass and Josh tied the knot on the 16th of July 2011 in a little church in Gloucester, and there were more than a few sniffles as the two said their vows to each other. I don't have to tell you how beautiful Cass looked because you can see that...
Featured on Whimsical Wonderland Weddings!
19th July 2011
I can't tell you how excited and honored I am to have Jessica and Matt's engagement shoot featured on Whimsical Wonderland Weddings, one of UK's leading wedding blogs. You can view the post on their webpage. Many heartfelt thanks to Lou,...
Sue-Anne & Dom: A Kent Wedding
13th July 2011
Here's a wedding I've been just dying to share! SueAnne and Dom had their beautiful wedding in Kent a couple of months ago, and I simply could not stop staring and gushing at all of the beautiful details that SueAnne had poured into making...
All The Pretty Things
5th July 2011
It's a quiet rainy Tuesday here in Oxford, and on such days, I like to curl up with a fat lil mug of tea and write away the day. This morning, I came across a picture I'd taken of one of my dresses. This dress is special to me because not...
Under The Harsh Sunlight...
1st of July 2011
As promised, here is a techniques post on my last photo shoot. It was one of the simplest and yet trickiest of shoots. Hmmm, okay, that didn't make much sense, but I promise you'll get what I mean in a...
A Photo Shoot in Oxford
27th of June 2011
Can you believe that this girl is not a professional model?? I had the best time shooting my dear friend Basia last Saturday. As you can see, not only is she insanely pretty, she is also super photogenic and a total treat to photograph. She didn't...
Jose Villa and JJ
25th of June 2011
This is what every photographer should wake up to on a cloudy Saturday morning: a husband with two packages from Amazon. The first package contained a road atlas to get to our upcoming weddings, and the second, well, the second contained a work of...
Flowers, Farm Animals, and One Cute Kid
17th June 2011
On days like these, I feel wonderfully fortunate to have friends like Vivian, who not only has THE cutest lil boy everrrrr, but is also patient enough to let me snap hundreds of pictures of him whenever we meet up. On this particular day, Vivian...
Kerry & Ricky: A Christ Church Meadows Oxford Engagement Session
15th June 2011
What can I say about this sweet lil family that the pictures haven't already conveyed? This engagement shoot was...very them. There were no frills, no fuss, just a beautiful mom, an attentive dad, and their cute lil baby spending a day under the...
Bali On The Brain
10th June 2011
Lately, maybe because it's *supposed to be* summer, I find myself daydreaming of the sun and the sea and coconuts. Specifically, sitting by the sea in the sun, sipping coconut water. We heard that the rest of England's undergoing a draught right...
Jessica & Matt: An Oxford Engagement Session
6th June 2011
I have to admit, the morning I woke up and saw that it was raining, I started getting all nervous and nail-bitey. I'd been looking forward to Jessica and Matt's engagement shoot you see, especially every since Jessica told me that they're each...
A Day in London
31st May 2011
I've been to London enough times to know what to expect, but each time I visit the city, I still end up taking shots of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, and whatever treat we end up getting at...
My Favorite Kubota Image Tools
25th May 2011
There isn't much that I can say about Kubota that plenty of other photographers haven't already said before. Yes, it's basically awesomeness in a box, ready to leap out and squeeze the best out of your...
Shooting Into the Light
22nd May 2011
One of the first things I came across regarding photography was to shoot in the direction of the sun, so you're not going against the...
The Backbone of JQ Photography
21st May 2011
Introducing Mike, second shooter of JQ Photography. My long-suffering husband is not only my second shooter, he's also my model, my chauffeur, my website designer, and my equipment...
The Little Basil That Could
20th May 2011
I have never grown a plant in earnest before, so imagine my surprise when I returned to Oxford after 6 weeks out of the country to find that Mike has not only managed to keep my potted basil alive, but that he's managed to coax it into...
Jeassyca & Hans: A Jakarta Wedding
28th April 2011
Hans and Jeassyca dated for 7 years before he turned to her and asked, "Do you wanna marry me?" To which she replied,...
Lexy & Matthew: A University Parks Oxford Engagement Session
27th March 2011
Is this couple cute or what? I hadn't seen Lexy and Matthew in person prior to their engagement shoot in Oxford, so I had no idea what they're going to be like (and vice versa, of...
Deddy & Fan: A Kota Tua Jakarta Engagement Session
30th September 2010
Deddy and Fann were one of the sweetest couples I've ever had the good fortune of meeting. Throughout their day-long engagement shoot, Deddy was conscientious in making sure that the makeup and hair people and photographers had enough to eat and...
Anji & Sean: A San Francisco Wedding
12th October 2010
Anjileen's wedding was a bittersweet occasion for me-- sweet because I had the honor of being a bridesmaid in her wedding, bitter because she was just so drop-dead gorgeous that day that a dozen times I found myself wishing that I had my camera with...
Fadly & Aya: A Jakarta Wedding
6th November 2010
I apologize for having so few pictures of this amazing Indonesian wedding... unfortunately, I was not allowed to step inside the mosque where the ceremony was being held due to certain religious...
Marvin & Melissa: A Jakarta Wedding
3rd July 2010
When I first met Marvin and Melissa, I knew I was in for a treat, and boy was I right. Melissa was just a joy to work with-- she was easy with her smiles and as a bride she was a sight to...
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