Category Archives: Portraits

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 »

Catering in Hawaii | Memoirs Catering

This post is a profile of a wonderful catering company located in Honolulu.  I love just being around the culinary process. After getting my degree in Culinary Arts, I trained with a European Michelin Star Chef in Luxembourg and there developed anView 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 »

Performing Arts Portraits | Na Maka O Pu’uwai Aloha

We’re so proud to be part of one of the most amazing hula and performing arts studios in Hawaii! There are some truly amazing kids at the studio and we’re blessed with a wonderfully passionate and gifted Director and Kumu Hula MandiView 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 »

Keriann and Nick | Halekulani Waikiki

As we peered at the weather approaching, Keriann and Nicks’ wedding date fell right between two fierce and large hurricanes. I mean right between. We had a very slight window where the weather could actually be good!  We were all praying.  OnView full post »

Soccer Portraits

For the first time, and hopefully not the last, we took our studio to the soccer fields of Waipio. These are the girls from the Shockers’ soccer club that were league champions in their respective division!  We are so proud of all our girlsView 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 »

Performing Arts Portraits

Once or twice a year, we bring our studio to shoot portraits of the beautiful dancers at Na Maka O Puuwai Aloha dance studio in Waipio.  I can’t tell you how much of a joy it is watching these girls grow up. It’s exciting seeing theView 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 »

WPPI 16×20″ Print Competition 2ND PLACE!!

We strive and work our hardest to make imagery worthy of world class print competition.  It is fleeting and very difficult to create that one magic piece that will “wow” judges from an international pool.  We submitted two this year andView full post »

Kamalei Lee – Senior

More Senior Portraits! Congratulations Kamalei!View full post »

Tim Bright – Senior!

Milestones everyone!  Graduation is upon us and I know most people don’t associate graduation with photography but it’s good to have some nice portraits made in celebration.  Yes, another milestone in our lives to be celebrated and yes,View full post »

Goddess Session – Airin Aquarious

Somehow you landed here.  As we discover ourselves spiritually, we find out more. Self discovery could be very powerful and empowering.  I’ve known Hawaii to be a very magical and mystical place. The allure of the islands is the fantasy ofView full post »

Hawaii Bridal Expo 2013

We were thrilled and honored to be a part of the Hawaii bridal expo this past weekend!  We met with so many lovely brides and we we’re inspired by vendors from all corners of the industry.  One of the most difficult vendors to choose is ofView full post »

Mariska Hargitay – Joyful Heart Foundation Mele – The Kahala

I’m a pretty big Law & Order fan and have followed SVU for a bit.  One of the best parts of SVU as everyone knows is the tireless effort and the brilliant performances of Mariska Hargitay.  When we were presented with the opportunity toView 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 »

Our new Ms. Hawaii

This post is long overdue!  I want to congratulate our new Ms. Hawaii Annah Rasul and let her know how truly proud we are!  Annah is a woman with a warm heart and deep concern to contribute and make a difference in her life.  I couldn’t thinkView full post »