Category Archives: Personal

MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT: Stop and/or My Wife Will Shoot!

There’s a well known secret among our clients and peers in the industry: Ben Lau Photography has always been a husband and wife team. Despite the fact that our logo features only my name, our business has always been a two‐person operation. From handling our accounting to social media, to managing the schedules of our...

Happy 10th Birthday To Us!

Where did time go? Seriously. Where did the time go? 10 years ago, I was being groomed to become the “Chicken King of the East Coast” (and if you read my post from yesterday, you’ll also know that ship has sailed…for good). Having found success at an early age, and failing spectacularly shortly thereafter, I...

The End of an Era

If you look close enough at this image, one of those faces does not belong. It’s the stoic one, the one who doesn’t want to be there. This was the face of a teenager who did not want to be in this photo, in front of these trucks, nor in Maryland. Period. We had just...

2019: For Better Or Worse, At Least We’re Doing It Our Way

When we started this business 9 years ago, this was our “office”: a tiny shared desk in our attic bedroom which barely fit our two computers. It was just the two of us at the time; we didn’t have very much, but we were happy. With our first baby arriving in just 7 short months,...

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