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Erich Chen Photography

Hacienda Heights , CA

LOCATION

Hacienda Heights, CA 91745 US (map)

PHONE

626-757-4398

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Me. I'm a guy who loves photography, Asian and Mexican food, mountain biking, traveling and my two dogs. I am inspired by life, people, different cultures, and good movies. I love to... Read more
Me. I'm a guy who loves photography, Asian and Mexican food, mountain biking, traveling and my two dogs. I am inspired by life, people, different cultures, and good movies. I love to dance, and if there is good music some part of my body will start to shake and move. I'm in love, and I love photographing people in love. I believe there is beauty all around us. I believe in creating amazing imagery from even the simple things.

You. You're a person who is looking for something different. You're fun and you can appreciate good art. Traditional and cliche photography doesn't cut it for you. You're looking for photos that reflects your personality. And you secretely want super cool wedding photos partly because you want to put them on facebook so that your friends can 'like' and comment on them.

Let's bring me and you together so we can meet and discuss your wedding :) Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture
What photography services do you offer?
2nd Shooter, Add'l Hours, Boudoir Shoot, Engagement Shoot, High-Res, Liability Insurance, Trash The Dress
What photography items do you offer?
Albums, Canvas, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Prints

REVIEWS

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Chloe
Wedding:
3/7/2015
5.0/5.0
Let me start off by saying I was nervous for my engagement shoot. I don't know how to pose for pictures. I always feel so awkward. I also feel awkward when I try not to be awkward by imitating others posing because they don't look like they feel awkward. You know what I mean: hand-on-hip one-leg-forward lean-back turn-head-slightly action.

The shoot wasn't anything I expected. I thought it was going to be a bunch of "stand there, *snap*, look this way, *snap*, look that way, *snap*, make love to the camera, *snap*" but Erich created such a relaxing and fun environment for us. It really became just Armando and me being together and Erich capturing our moments. I got tired of posing for photos and would have quit early but Erich was on a mission. Thankfully, because we got more really sweet shots. He is really passionate about what he does.

I would highly highly recommend to anyone to have Erich take your photos. He really gave me an understanding of the difference between a professional photographer and a guy with a camera. The end result is a special moment captured, the portrayal of emotion and feeling, the love, all in a photo -- rather than just two people holding each other.
Let me start off by saying I was nervous for my engagement shoot. I don't know how to pose for pictures. I always feel so Read more...
Let me start off by saying I was nervous for my engagement shoot. I don't know how to pose for pictures. I always feel so awkward. I also feel awkward when I try not to be awkward by imitating others posing because they don't look like they feel awkward. You know what I mean: hand-on-hip one-leg-forward lean-back turn-head-slightly action.

The shoot wasn't anything I expected. I thought it was going to be a bunch of "stand there, *snap*, look this way, *snap*, look that way, *snap*, make love to the camera, *snap*" but Erich created such a relaxing and fun environment for us. It really became just Armando and me being together and Erich capturing our moments. I got tired of posing for photos and would have quit early but Erich was on a mission. Thankfully, because we got more really sweet shots. He is really passionate about what he does.

I would highly highly recommend to anyone to have Erich take your photos. He really gave me an understanding of the difference between a professional photographer and a guy with a camera. The end result is a special moment captured, the portrayal of emotion and feeling, the love, all in a photo -- rather than just two people holding each other. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
It was a pleasant experience to work with Erich! He was flexible and accommodating, also friendly, artistic, and professional in every way.

What I love about Erich:
1. He has this way of making you feel so comfortable in front of a camera. He did an impeccable job in capturing lots of candid shots.
2 His passion for photography shows through every piece of his work. The photographs from our session were amazing!
3. He has a great sense of style and knew exactly how to take pictures from his unique perspective. The pictures were all very creative and the great thing is he was fast and efficient with every shot.

I would highly recommend Erich to anyone in search of a truly talented photographer.
It was a pleasant experience to work with Erich! He was flexible and accommodating, also friendly, artistic, and Read more...
It was a pleasant experience to work with Erich! He was flexible and accommodating, also friendly, artistic, and professional in every way.

What I love about Erich:
1. He has this way of making you feel so comfortable in front of a camera. He did an impeccable job in capturing lots of candid shots.
2 His passion for photography shows through every piece of his work. The photographs from our session were amazing!
3. He has a great sense of style and knew exactly how to take pictures from his unique perspective. The pictures were all very creative and the great thing is he was fast and efficient with every shot.

I would highly recommend Erich to anyone in search of a truly talented photographer. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We are so glad to have chosen Erich Chen as our photographer for our wedding! Erich's photography is unique. His shots aren't always the same like most photographers who have a set pose or uses the same ideas on all their clients. Erich is creative in using his surroundings, location, lighting to get a special shot. He really captures the moment and brings out the personality of the couple in his photos. We also really appreciated how he responded quickly to our emails and was so accommodating. We loved the results of our engagement photos and wedding photos/album! We couldn't be happier!
We are so glad to have chosen Erich Chen as our photographer for our wedding! Erich's photography is unique. His shots Read more...
We are so glad to have chosen Erich Chen as our photographer for our wedding! Erich's photography is unique. His shots aren't always the same like most photographers who have a set pose or uses the same ideas on all their clients. Erich is creative in using his surroundings, location, lighting to get a special shot. He really captures the moment and brings out the personality of the couple in his photos. We also really appreciated how he responded quickly to our emails and was so accommodating. We loved the results of our engagement photos and wedding photos/album! We couldn't be happier! Read less
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Vy
Wedding:
7/14/2012
5.0/5.0
one word: AMAZING. You can see from his work how passionate he is.
one word: AMAZING. You can see from his work how passionate he is.
one word: AMAZING. You can see from his work how passionate he is. Read less
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lisa
Wedding:
11/5/2011
5.0/5.0
I was referred to Erich by a friend who went to the same college as him. Upon looking at his website, I completely fell in love. I thought his style of photography perfectly matched me and my husbands. I enjoyed seeing how his photographs portrayed a story about the couple. It was clean and fresh. I immediately emailed him about his prices and packages. I must have looked at his website a hundred of times before meeting with him. When we met him I thought all three of our personalities blended. We had a lot in common and we thought Erich was one of those unique people you don’t get to meet often. He was willing to work with us on what we wanted for our package. Of course we booked him. We loved our engagement pictures. We were able to use the pictures in a book, use it for our save the dates, and play the pictures for a slide show during our wedding reception.
During the photo shoots Erich has a way of capturing the natural interaction between people. I’m not going to say because I wouldn’t want to give his secrets away. You’ll have to book him to find out. He is the easiest to get along with. You can tell that he is passionate about his work and truly loves capturing people during important moments of their life. I would definitely recommend Erich to a friend. Well actually, my friend booked him after our engagement pictures and he gave us additional pictures for our wedding album for the referral. After the wedding he sends out the pictures in a timely manner. He sends out a CD that is enclosed in a very professional case with a picture of us on the front. It is great that he gives us a copy of the pictures because we did so many things with them.
His photographs are beautiful!
Erich is AWESOME!!
I was referred to Erich by a friend who went to the same college as him. Upon looking at his website, I completely fell in Read more...
I was referred to Erich by a friend who went to the same college as him. Upon looking at his website, I completely fell in love. I thought his style of photography perfectly matched me and my husbands. I enjoyed seeing how his photographs portrayed a story about the couple. It was clean and fresh. I immediately emailed him about his prices and packages. I must have looked at his website a hundred of times before meeting with him. When we met him I thought all three of our personalities blended. We had a lot in common and we thought Erich was one of those unique people you don’t get to meet often. He was willing to work with us on what we wanted for our package. Of course we booked him. We loved our engagement pictures. We were able to use the pictures in a book, use it for our save the dates, and play the pictures for a slide show during our wedding reception.
During the photo shoots Erich has a way of capturing the natural interaction between people. I’m not going to say because I wouldn’t want to give his secrets away. You’ll have to book him to find out. He is the easiest to get along with. You can tell that he is passionate about his work and truly loves capturing people during important moments of their life. I would definitely recommend Erich to a friend. Well actually, my friend booked him after our engagement pictures and he gave us additional pictures for our wedding album for the referral. After the wedding he sends out the pictures in a timely manner. He sends out a CD that is enclosed in a very professional case with a picture of us on the front. It is great that he gives us a copy of the pictures because we did so many things with them.
His photographs are beautiful!
Erich is AWESOME!! Read less
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T & A
Wedding:
10/22/2011
5.0/5.0
Over the years Todd and I have had the pleasure to watch Erich capture some of our closest friends’ most important moments (Engagements, Weddings, Pregnancies, Baby, and Family Photos) but it wasn’t that he just “captured” the moment; it was the fact that their special memories came to life in truly magical ways under Erich’s direction. It was an easy decision, when it came for Todd and I to choose our wedding photographer, for we were lucky enough to be let in on the best secret from so many of our friends---the talent that is Erich Chen Photography.

Honestly, Todd and I approached our 1st photo session with Erich, which was our Engagement Session, with some nerves for we both had not been in front of the camera in a long time. I look back and laugh at how unnecessary it was to feel that way. Erich has a really calm energy when he is working that is infectious. His direction, demeanor, and personality quickly put Todd and I at ease. The results of our Engagement and Wedding photos are extraordinarily beautiful, unique and truly exceptional.

Erich’s creativity, innovation, and originality as an artist is what sets him apart from other photographers. In my opinion a lot of wedding photographers take standard, unimaginative, and cheesy photos. They always seem to showcase awkward wedding poses that do not represent the couple’s personality or the bridal parties’ for that matter as well. Erich’s photos are organic, real, and genuinely represent who you are as a couple. This is where the magic comes in: Erich’s eye. His artistic ability is truly inspiring and one to watch. He is not afraid to live outside the box, and that is what is so refreshing to see in an artist.

I strongly encourage anyone who is looking for a photographer to delve deeper into Erich’s photos--for they speak volumes. Todd and I received numerous compliments and continue to whenever someone runs across them. Erich turned our special day into an honest and creative reflection, one that we can so happily look back and relive each time we look through the photos. Thank you Erich. We cannot thank you enough. Erich will always be our go-to photographer for many years to come.
Over the years Todd and I have had the pleasure to watch Erich capture some of our closest friends’ most important moments Read more...
Over the years Todd and I have had the pleasure to watch Erich capture some of our closest friends’ most important moments (Engagements, Weddings, Pregnancies, Baby, and Family Photos) but it wasn’t that he just “captured” the moment; it was the fact that their special memories came to life in truly magical ways under Erich’s direction. It was an easy decision, when it came for Todd and I to choose our wedding photographer, for we were lucky enough to be let in on the best secret from so many of our friends---the talent that is Erich Chen Photography.

Honestly, Todd and I approached our 1st photo session with Erich, which was our Engagement Session, with some nerves for we both had not been in front of the camera in a long time. I look back and laugh at how unnecessary it was to feel that way. Erich has a really calm energy when he is working that is infectious. His direction, demeanor, and personality quickly put Todd and I at ease. The results of our Engagement and Wedding photos are extraordinarily beautiful, unique and truly exceptional.

Erich’s creativity, innovation, and originality as an artist is what sets him apart from other photographers. In my opinion a lot of wedding photographers take standard, unimaginative, and cheesy photos. They always seem to showcase awkward wedding poses that do not represent the couple’s personality or the bridal parties’ for that matter as well. Erich’s photos are organic, real, and genuinely represent who you are as a couple. This is where the magic comes in: Erich’s eye. His artistic ability is truly inspiring and one to watch. He is not afraid to live outside the box, and that is what is so refreshing to see in an artist.

I strongly encourage anyone who is looking for a photographer to delve deeper into Erich’s photos--for they speak volumes. Todd and I received numerous compliments and continue to whenever someone runs across them. Erich turned our special day into an honest and creative reflection, one that we can so happily look back and relive each time we look through the photos. Thank you Erich. We cannot thank you enough. Erich will always be our go-to photographer for many years to come. Read less
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Michael
Wedding:
10/9/2011
5.0/5.0
I had Erich photograph my wedding and couldn't be more elated with the results and experience. Polite, responsive, flexible and fun are just a couple reasons how erich made my wedding photography experience so pleasurable. We got the edited images back from Erich within a month of our wedding. I highly recommend Erich as a photographer for wherever in the world you decide to have your wedding. he travels!
I had Erich photograph my wedding and couldn't be more elated with the results and experience. Polite, responsive, Read more...
I had Erich photograph my wedding and couldn't be more elated with the results and experience. Polite, responsive, flexible and fun are just a couple reasons how erich made my wedding photography experience so pleasurable. We got the edited images back from Erich within a month of our wedding. I highly recommend Erich as a photographer for wherever in the world you decide to have your wedding. he travels! Read less
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Adrielle
Wedding:
10/8/2011
5.0/5.0
Erich is such an awesome photographer. He truly captured such beautiful memories of our special day. His photographs are one of a kind and artistic. My husband and I can't stop looking over our photos. We've also received numerous compliments from family and friends as to how amazing the photos came out. Erich is such a fun person to work with. He makes you feel so comfortable around a camera and is really able to capture your personalities. We would definitely recommend Erich. We plan on having him capture all of our future special occasions and life events.
Erich is such an awesome photographer. He truly captured such beautiful memories of our special day. His photographs are Read more...
Erich is such an awesome photographer. He truly captured such beautiful memories of our special day. His photographs are one of a kind and artistic. My husband and I can't stop looking over our photos. We've also received numerous compliments from family and friends as to how amazing the photos came out. Erich is such a fun person to work with. He makes you feel so comfortable around a camera and is really able to capture your personalities. We would definitely recommend Erich. We plan on having him capture all of our future special occasions and life events. Read less
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kjhanson
Wedding:
9/24/2011
5.0/5.0
Erich is amazing. He captured the most beautiful candid images on our special day. It was important to us that our portraits not feel forced and Erich achieved that. He is exceptional at making one feel comfortable in front of the camera and bringing out ones natural beauty. His talent and personality will enhance your special day.
Erich is amazing. He captured the most beautiful candid images on our special day. It was important to us that our Read more...
Erich is amazing. He captured the most beautiful candid images on our special day. It was important to us that our portraits not feel forced and Erich achieved that. He is exceptional at making one feel comfortable in front of the camera and bringing out ones natural beauty. His talent and personality will enhance your special day. Read less
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KarNel911
Wedding:
9/11/2011
5.0/5.0
Erich Chen is an amazing photographer. His passion for photography shows in all his work. He answered any questions I had for him in a timely manner. & He's a really nice happy guy. I'm in love with ALL my pictures & highly recommend Erich Chen Photography to anyone!
Erich Chen is an amazing photographer. His passion for photography shows in all his work. He answered any questions I had Read more...
Erich Chen is an amazing photographer. His passion for photography shows in all his work. He answered any questions I had for him in a timely manner. & He's a really nice happy guy. I'm in love with ALL my pictures & highly recommend Erich Chen Photography to anyone! Read less
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