Elegant Black Tie Wedding at Turtle Bay Resort

What a stunning day this was with Meagan and Jacob, celebrating by the water with their closest family and friends at Turtle Bay Resort with an elegant black tie affair. It is the biggest honor getting to be a Turtle Bay Resort wedding photographer and capturing couples in this dream-like

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Nancy & Jesse’s Mid-Century Modern Hawaii Elopement

As a Hawaii wedding & elopement photographer, I’m lucky to get to document the various wedding styles that couples use as inspiration. It’s always fascinating seeing what each couple has planned and then executing their dream and turning it into their gallery. When Nancy & Jesse were inquiring, they explained

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Oahu Maternity Beach Photoshoot

There is nothing more magical than documenting moments during your pregnancy. Being a mom of three- I can attest that each pregnancy is different in its unique way. I look back and am so grateful that I chose to do a maternity photoshoot during my pregnancies- each gallery has its

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The Ultimate Guide to Honeymooning in Hawaii

It’s no secret that Hawaii is one of the top-rated destination spots in the United States. With its eight islands- Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Big Island, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau, Kahoolawe- all offering their own unique qualities and things to do, it doesn’t take much convincing to honeymooning in Hawaii. I get

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5 Best Tips for a Zero-Waste Wedding

It’s a sad reality that the majority of weddings can create a substantial amount of unnecessary waste. As a wedding photographer, I’ve seen firsthand the number of items thrown away- despite being in reusable condition. The average wedding produces hundreds of pounds of waste and generates 63 tons of carbon

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Hao + Julie’s Film Inspired Hawaii Mountain Elopement

Film photography has made an undeniable comeback. The original grainy and under-contrasted look emits a nostalgic vibe that adds charisma and uniqueness to each photo.  As an elopement and wedding photographer, some of my favorite images have been film photos. Though taken during the same elopement, with the same couple,

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How-To Guide: Making The Most Of Your Couple’s Session

Couples sessions are fun and exciting! Capturing photos of you and your significant other should be something to look forward to, not something that makes you feel anxious. As a couples photographer, I’ve had many clients express their worries when the time comes nearer for their shoot. They aren’t sure

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