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Aug 312012
 

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CLICK HERE to see Catie and Jason’s couple photography and maternity session. Taking place along Kauai’s Southern Poipu Coastline, their session was perfectly lit with that incredible golden hour of tropical glow just before sunset. This easy going couple looked so at home in each other’s arms, and it was difficult for us to stop taking pictures as their love was so apparent. Caitie was up for anything, not a single complaint, and simply stunning with her beautiful belly along for the ride! We hiked, we sat, we climbed, and we captured incredible imagery of this special time in their lives together. Caitie and Jason’s child will be graced with such loving parents! Aloha and enjoy the photos.

 Posted by at 11:00 pm
Aug 232012
 

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CLICK HERE to see Tiara & Matt, two of Kauai’s most amazing people, get married in one of the most beautiful spots on the island! We’re lucky to be friends with this power-couple, and we’re luckier to have had the honor of photographing their incredible wedding day. The entire event took place on a grassy bluff overlooking Kilauea’s Rock Quarry Beach along the North Shore of Kauai. It was easy to become overwhelmed with emotion as everyone arrived with open arms, helping hands, and heartfelt gifts. The air was thick with the true spirit of aloha, and Tiara & Matt were simply radiant. These two are the most loving people we know. They are so deserving of each other and the long road of shared happiness that awaits. A huge MAHALO to Tiara, Matt, and all ohana… Congratulations and enjoy the photos.

 Posted by at 10:10 pm
Aug 122012
 

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CLICK HERE to check out the love shared between these two Jr. High School sweethearts! It was easy to see the long history of compassion and closeness that Kathryn and Michael have shared for so many years. We started their Engagement Photography at Shipwreck’s and walked the trail looking towards Maha’ulepu Beach, casually stopping at several tropical backdrops along the way. The golden hour light along Kauai’s South Shore never disappoints! Thanks to Kathryn and Michael for being so relaxed and fun to work with. Congrats on your engagement and here’s to the rest of your lives together… Cheers!

 Posted by at 11:00 pm
Aug 042012
 

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CLICK HERE to see Promise looking absolutely stunning in her senior portrait session. Before her final year in high school, Promise marked the occasion while visiting kauai for her Auntie’s wedding. Dramatic evening light mixed with light trades made a perfectly lit outdoor studio complete with wind machine to accentuate her long blond locks. We photographed this natural beauty playing in the waves, relaxing under palm trees, and enjoying every element of her surroundings. Thanks to Promise for being so photogenic and comfortable in front of the camera! We wish you the best and hope you enjoy the photos.

 Posted by at 8:00 pm
Aug 032012
 

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CLICK HERE to check out Roxy and Angel’s elegant Eastside wedding at Kauai Beach Resort near Kapaa, Kauai. We began the day with Roxy and the girls putting on their finishing touches while Angel relaxed with his boys. Soon enough, we were on the beach like paparazzi as Roxy and Angel stole a secret moment together before the official ceremony. Just before their traditional kiss, warm sunlight spilled through the afternoon cloud cover right on queue! It was a bright and radiant end to a beautiful ceremony. We finished off their romantic portraits with Kauai’s dramatic coastline in the background and then headed towards the banquet hall for their party. Complete with Hula performances, island music, and a packed dance floor, this party was definitely off the charts, local-style! Many mahalos and a huge CONGRATS to the newlyweds, Roxy and Angel.

 Posted by at 10:00 pm
Jul 012012
 

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CLICK HERE to see the Allen family’s photo session on Kauai’s breathtaking Ke’e Beach. We had an awesome time together enjoying our surroundings as we walked through the jungle path to the beach, occasionally stopping for photos along the way. The afternoon light created a warm tone throughout the Allen’s session, enhancing the colors of every photo as well as the overall experience of taking pictures at Ke’e Beach with such a beautiful family. We wrapped things up with a with vibrant sunset, right on queue! Many thanks to the adventurous Allen family for their great sense of humor and truly enjoyable personalities! Aloha and enjoy the photos.

 Posted by at 10:00 pm
May 282012
 

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CLICK HERE to see the Freudig family in action across Kauai’s various South Shore beaches. What an adventurous and fun family with great chemistry and plenty of natural smiles… They definitely made our photo session a breeze! Julia and I had an awesome time setting up each photo to capture the dramatic Poipu backdrops, and the weather didn’t disappoint. Complete with a stunning sunset, we ventured from Poipu Kai to the top of Shipwreck’s Bluff to take it all in with the last bit of the day’s light. We hope you enjoy the photos and thanks for such a fun time!

 Posted by at 8:00 pm
May 272012
 

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CLICK HERE to check out Heather and Joe’s intimate wedding photography from Kauai’s South Shore. We started the event with a private photo session at the Poipu Kai lookout. The dramatic skies and blustery trade winds made for incredible scenery, but most of all it was the affection shared between Heather and Joe that really lit up each picture. As their ceremony drew nearer, we wrapped up the photo session and headed down to Shipwreck’s Beach to meet up with their families and close friends. The ceremony began with the traditional signaling of the conch shell and ended with a sweet kiss, backed by the applause of their witnesses. It was a truly memorable wedding with a truly unique and beautiful couple. Congrats and mahalos to Heather and Joe!

 Posted by at 10:00 pm
May 082012
 

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CLICK HERE to see our wonderful friends get married at one of Kauai’s most sacred places, Ke’e Beach. To start things off, we met up with Brittany and Jeff at the Kauai Coast Resort in Kapaa for a quick “getting ready” photo session. Brittany looked absolutely radiant in her dress and Jeff didn’t hesitate to show his affection as they met privately on the beach before their ceremony. Next, we hopped in the car and headed North past Hanalei to the secluded end of the road. With the dramatic Napali Coastline as the backdrop for their traditional Hawaiian wedding, and complete with an endangered monk seal snoozing right next to their ceremony, it simply can’t get any more spectacular than Ke’e Beach! After taking it all in during their ceremony and portrait session, we headed into the jungle for just a few more shots before returning to Kapaa for the best dinner in town at the Hukilau Lanai.

Julia and I were honored to photograph such an amazing couple during the most spectacular day in their lives together. The love and support of their families and close friends was very apparent and shared so generously with us. Huge MAHALOS and CONGRATULATIONS to the newlyweds, Brittany & Jeff!

 Posted by at 12:00 am
Mar 172012
 

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CLICK HERE for an inside look at Maria and Jay’s big day at Shipwrecks Beach on Kauai’s sunny South Shore. We arrived at the Sheraton Poipu for Maria’s “getting ready” photo session as the final details came together in their tropical ocean-view room. Shortly thereafter we all headed to the beach for the main event. Maria looked stunning while Jay couldn’t have appeared happier when they both stepped out of their stretch-limo. From the limo, Maria and Jay walked through a jungly path to their secluded corner of the beach where the soft evening light cast a warm glow throughout their ceremony. As the sun moved towards the horizon we ventured to the top of Shipwrecks bluff to take advantage of the spectacular views and capture a few romantic moments. It was the perfect storybook ending to a warm and beautiful wedding day on Kauai. Congratulations to the newlyweds, Maria and Jay, and mahalo for sharing your delicious wedding cake… yum!

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