Category Archives: Engagement Sessions

Honolulu Date Night

I had talked to Jenna and Chad about doing a fun food themed engagement session when I heard they were meeting Memoirs Chef Peter Foster for a tasting for their upcoming wedding.  My goal here was to portrait the intimacy and the fun of a date yetView full post »

Big Island | Coffee | Engagement

When I was approached by Melveen and Gynard (aka “G”) for a coffee infused engagement session I practically jumped out of my skin! Not necessarily from all the coffee I had consumed that day, but the opportunity to visit and experience theView full post »

Destination Wedding Photography | Makapu’u, Oahu | Katie + Henry

It is certainly a celebration when two souls come together in such a profound way that Katie and Henry have.  I knew when I met them both that we would make some wonderfully beautiful and uniquely profound imagery.  Destination weddings in HawaiiView full post »

Waimanalo Sunrise | Kay Ann & Curtis

This is indeed one of my favorite locations to shoot. Sunrise on the east shores of Oahu yield some amazing sunrises and on this particular Saturday, we did catch the drama. Kay Ann and Curtis have this wonderful romance where the drama canView full post »

China Walls Photography | Joyce & Cyrus

China Walls – I have to admit, I’ve been to this location on Oahu at least a dozen times and have never jumped off. It seems like it’s a rite of passage for children and some not so young to take the plunge. The cliff seems not soView full post »

Trinity and Justin | Destination Wedding Hawaii

Trinity and Justin serendipitously came to us from California where Trinity is a loan officer and Justin is in the auto business. We talked a bit about the photos they wanted and discussed spending a morning out on Kaneohe Bay to take pre-weddingView full post »

Lorraine and Cory * Engagement

I’m a little addicted to this location. Partly because of the drama (we love drama) and partly because of the actual accessibility and convenience. It’s so deep and consistently provides light and motion. This is Lorraine aka FrenchieView full post »

Kauai Engagement Session – Meet Bianca and Joe

Sometimes God points us in the most serendipitous circumstances. Bianca and Joe have an amazing spirit and are so totally in love!  They are a joy to be around and to work with… No restrictions and totally free! Their engagement session tookView full post »

Derrick and Anvie – A themed engagement session

Telling stories is far more fascinating when you actually have a great cultural heritage to showcase.  Now, I know, hula’s been done and re-done, but it means so much individually when there’s a connection with two individuals.View full post »

The Relationship and the Photo

When was the last time you told your spouse/girlfriend/boyfriend “I love you”?  OK. Truth is, I don’t say it enough, and I’m guessing you don’t either.  It’s so easy to take each other for granted when we’reView full post »

Kristen + Matt | Waimanalo Beach Engagement Photography

It’s so cool when you get to spend a whole day with couples that are not only so beautiful, but so smart too! We had great light all day and had a blast! Kristen and Matt are both studying to be dentists in Oregon and are to be wed inView full post »

Sheana + Kai | Oahu Engagement Photography

It’s been a long break.  This blog is in need for some action!  I want to update and post some really cool engagement sessions.  Sheana and Kai are to wed early next year but we took advantage of the time we had early in the planning to putView full post »

Eternity Beach – Alejandra + Josh

We have Alejandra and Josh’s wedding coming up soon and we wanted to get some very memorable and iconic images for their engagement session.  We went to Eternity beach for a nice sunrise shoot and had the most remarkable unobstructed sunshine!View full post »

Waimanalo Engagement Photography – Erin + Chris

I love engagement sessions!  Book this month and get a free engagement session!!  The Wedding Expo went extremely well and I want to thank everyone who came by to visit and say hi!  Also, thank you everyone for the very kind words regarding the workView full post »

Sean and Lourdes – Aiea Engagement Photography

I absolutely love this location for engagements!  It’s cool, fun, enchanting, romantic, and quiet!  Sean and Lourdes had a great time exploring the heiau and the forested park while we shot for their upcoming wedding… Enjoy!View full post »

A Contemporary Session

The Contemporary Museum in Honolulu brings so many memories back for me.  As a student I would often visit the cafe and browse exhibits.  I absolutely love the setting as a ’60’s style Mediterranean estate with sprawling gardens.  SoView full post »

Engagement Session at the JW Marriot

When I try real hard to make a photograph, my face turns red.  I realized this on my last engagement session with Melissa and Alan.  Sometimes, I believe, we can really over-think photography until it makes us, well, red.  Check out some of theseView full post »

Nicola + Cristina

Nicola and Cristina come from Verona, Italy!  I know, a long way to travel… I really wanted to do something special for them so I took them to a couple cool locations and got blessed with a beautiful rainbow that they’ll probably neverView full post »

Lindsey and Mat

Yes Mat with one T… Mat and Lindsey live in the Seattle area and are getting married here in Hawaii in August.  Mat is an engineer and Lindsey is studying sports medicine.  Both are very fortunate to have found each other!!View full post »