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Yi Y.

Average rating of 5.0 out of 5 based on 56 reviews.

My name is Yi, I am a versatile professional photographer specializing on Ballet Photography, Sports Photography, and Portraiture, Wedding, Product photography. I had the privilege working for some of the world class events and companies. Such as Oregon Ballet Theater, Dutch National Ballet, Chinese National Ballet, Shanghai Ballet Theater, Canadian Alberta Ballet, Houston Ballet, Swiss Bejart Ballet, Russian Bolshoi Ballet, Oregon Symphony, New York City Fashion Week, Mercedes China Fashion Week, Kentucky Derby, Grand Prix, Burning Man, Stars on Ice, Cirque Du Soleil . I worked for some of the world's best fashion designer's editorial fashion photography. and many many others. I also worked on quite some wedding ceremony and engagement photos. I love to use my camera freeze the beautiful moment and giving people eternal memory of those shining moment of life. it is the ultimate joy I had from photography, and I enjoy working with people, and I could quickly build immediate rapport and bring the best of people to the image. and I was told by many clients that I had unique eye on things... I believe that inspiration come from exposure to diversity, diverse form of arts, diverse group of talented people, I am passionate on keep developing and evolving my professional skills, maturity and taste. and I enjoy the moment that I gave people the best moment of their life through my camera.

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What do you love about your job?

I guess I have the talent to not only capture the beauty out there, but also more importantly visualize and create an otherwise impossible scene to deliver a story telling moment. it gave me the thrill, it made my job very creative. and often times, it gave my clients the thrill and overwhelming joy as well. the smile from heart of people brought by my images were very much rewarding to myself, I enjoyed it very much and it motivate me to do better job as well.

What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?

Fashion, Runway and Editorial. Sports, such as Grad Prix, Kentucky Derby, Pendleton Round up, American Football, Ballet, too many to list, Events such as Burning Man, very creative work. Wedding, Oregon Airshow, Senior graduation etc... to make it special, I use my eye to deliver a very unique perspective, to make it very story telling.

Awards, honors, and recognitions received

What else could I say if Bolshoi Ballet ( world's best Ballet Company, they broadcast live in theaters around the world while they have live performance) hired me to do their ballet work, my work on Oregon Ballet was on Bill Board, on Bus, on Trimet Light Rail, I was hired to do world's top 4 fashion weeks, world's best derby Kentucky Derby.

A fun fact about this photographer

I am very technical as well, photography is half way technical half way artistic, a perfect fit for me. I am very detail oriented, love reading, hiking, and all fun things in life.

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