1- Figure out your budget. This helps so you don’t fall in love with a certain venue to later realize your finances can’t cover it. It narrows down the places that are within your budget.   2- Visit Hawaii .. I know it sounds weird (if you’re already in Hawaii), but really try to visit the island(s) before having your wedding. Their are several islands, and each one offers something unique. Explore the area, and the venues that have sparked your interest.     3- Loyalty or Club Member of a hotel? Hawaii has several chain hotels like Marriott, Hilton, Sheraton etc. Talk to a …
1- Will this be only the two of you? Or 10 other guest? Typical elopements is a max of 20 people. 2- Find an officiant! Or if you wanted to have a special friend get ordained make sure it’s done up to a month before your wedding date. More info: Here   3- Don’t forget to file for your marriage license.   4- Find your epic location. Are you guys avid hikers? Sunset lovers? Sunrise enthusiast? Theirs so many beautiful locations in Hawaii. Pick one that really resonates with what you’re wanting your special day to reflect.     5- Find that special someone to capture your day. …
I'm just going to start off by sharing some sad news... our time to leave the island is coming. 2020 will be our last year in O'ahu. So if you've been waiting to book with me THIS IS YOUR TIME. *wahhh* Printing your images is SO important, and I wanted to incorporate that into my deals. Let's decorate those homes, and stop hoarding our images on our phone.   *TRAVEL* *OUT OF ISLAND CLIENTS* I do travel, and some of the places I'm looking to head at a discounted travel fee are: Florida, New York, California, Interislands, and Chicago. DISNEY SESSIONS: Heading to Disney World …
Manning Family Session | Oahu, Hawaii It’s always so rewarding when a family comes back for another session. When I first met the Manning family they HAD just gotten too Oahu. A fellow photographer let me tag along for their session, and they were so sweet to work with. I think little Mila was 5-6 months old? She was so sweet and smiley! We had an AMAZING Hawaiian sunset, the sun rays we're just incredible. We stayed pretty late, and the sky turned this pink color. It fit them so well since they love a Sunset oh, so much. Fast forward:  Mila …
As promised as our vacation gets closer I may or may not talk a little more Disney LOL. And what a perfect family to blog about.   Cindy contacted new a few months before coming to Hawaii. I was super excited to photograph her family. As many of you know I love following my clients. I always say you’re essentially meeting a stranger off the internet to capture your intimate moments. I don’t know about you guys, but that could be pretty nerve wrecking. So I try my best to befriend my clients so we can shake the nerves pretty quick. We …
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