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About Derek Wong Photography

"One of the World's Top Wedding Photographers" - Junebug Weddings
Artistic.  Refined.  Style.

Premier destination wedding photographer, Derek Wong.

Derek has an extensive background concentrated in photojournalism, commercial and portrait photography. He has studied and worked with world-class fashion, editorial, commercial, and portrait photographers including Karen Moskowitz, Platon, Norman Jean Roy, Max Vadukul, Dewey Nicks, and Andrew Eccles. His past work includes engagements with RealNetworks Inc., Apple Computer Inc., Wallpaper, The Surfer's Journal, and Third Floor Design.

Today, his focus is primarily on wedding photography. What sets him apart from other photographers are his attention to detail, his commitment to quality, and his talent and professional experience for capturing moving images - images that are at once spontaneous and elegant, authentic and timeless, poignant and classically beautiful.

Respected and appreciated by his clients. Derek’s work continually evolves to maintain the highest quality and expectations.

Photojournalists from major newspapers as well as filmmakers and graphic designers have recommended his work. They appreciate his eye for seeing emotion and capturing the immediacy of the moment.

His work has also been featured in Pacific Rim Wedding Magazine, Hawaii Bride & Groom, Vancouver Magazine, Wallpaper*, The New York Times, The Surfer's Journal, and Style Magazine.

Categories: Wedding Photographer

Regions serviced: Honolulu

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31 Reviews for Derek Wong Photography

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5.0

Derek was amazing to work with and we love our photos. He and his team are very prompt in their replies, especially since we planned our wedding from afar. On our wedding day, Derek and Kathy were nothing but professional, and we barely noticed they were there as they are focused on ensuring they capture all the best images in the most unobtrusive way. I would recommend Derek to anyone getting married in Hawaii.

Profile Picture Erin, 3/9/18, 1 Review
Category: Photography
Services Used: Albums, Digital Files, Prints, Engagement Shoot, High-Res Images, Second Shooter
5.0

We hired Derek to do our engagement shoot and wedding photos; best wedding decision we made! He's very easy going, fun and will even try to help you with your wedding planning (i.e. recommending vendors, timeline, etc). He captures glamorous, candid and natural shots; something not many photographers can't do. We highly recommend Derek, you won't regret it!!

Profile Picture J, 1/20/18, 1 Review
Category: Photography
5.0

When we were looking for a wedding photographer, our resort wedding coordinator highly recommended Derek to us. Choosing a photographer wasn't an easy decision for us because there were so many things to consider and being from out of town it was difficult for us to meet with all the vendors. However, on our wedding planning trip to Oahu, Derek agreed to meet us and the minute we met him, we both got a good vibe. During our meeting, he showed us all his work, took the time to understand our needs rather than imposing, and developed a strong rapport with us by getting to know us. Overall, it didn't take much convincing that Derek was the photographer for our special day. Throughout the year leading up to our wedding, we kept in contact with him and he was so helpful throughout the planning process. On our big day, Derek was punctual, warm, professional, and so fun to work with. He made us feel at ease and we barely even noticed him working away. He knows his environments and pays close attention to all the little details. Derek and his assistant Cathy (excuse my spelling if it's wrong) were so pleasant to work with that day, I wish we could do it all over again. Working with Derek, we didn't feel like just another client but we felt like friends! He worked hard to deliver our photo collection on our one month anniversary and we are beyond thrilled with his work.

Profile Picture FELICIA, 1/4/18, 2 Reviews
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$3,600.00
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Derek is not only talented in photography, but he is also wonderful at responding to your questions and concerns almost immediately! Its amazing how fast he response back to you, and he is such a nice person too! We always say that Derek is like a Ninja on your wedding day. You almost feel like he isn't there taking your photos lol. He produces beautiful photos without that awkward "in your face" feeling, making every experience comfortable.

Derek is an amazingly talented photographer! He has a unique style and always manages to capture the most special moments of a couple's wedding day. His easy-going nature, positive attitude and professionalism make him really great to work with, and we look forward to more opportunities to work with him in the future!

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