Tag Archives: Hawaii wedding photographer

Romance and Inspiration – Kapolei Golf

There’s so much to be inspired by today.  We have the the best of everything at our fingertips.  I’d love to share this inspirational story and wonderful couple.  This is a bit of a long post… but worth it. Melveen and Gynard areView full post »

A Kauai Elopement

Monica and Fred are very familiar with Kauai. In fact, Fred owns a condo on the island and visits frequently.  There is no other place that Fred and Monica could have envisioned for their wedding.  Both having children from previous marriages, FredView 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 »

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 »

Tasha and Leo | Waikiki Wedding Photography

We get to spend a little time with our couples but most times not enough.  Tasha and Leo had their wedding at the beautiful Hilton Crystal Chapel, with a reception at the Pacific Beach Hotel in Waikiki.  Tasha and Leo looked stunning!  Here’sView 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 »

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 »

Going to the next level

Every child has milestones. We experience these milestones as parents and revel in the accomplishments of our own.  Children grow fast.  I know it’s cliché, however, when milestones pass, we long for these moments; for they are ourView full post »

Alejandra + Josh | Kaneohe Wedding Photography

We get to know couples sometimes pretty well in the course of shooting engagement sessions and weddings.  You really know when and if the couples were meant for each other and what makes them truly unique.  I must say, Alejandra and Josh wereView full post »

Erin + Chris | Koolau Ballroom Wedding Photography

Sometimes you really never know what to expect from a wedding that’s outdoors, of course until you arrive.  the lighting could be harsh, soft, wet, dull, and we sometimes have to work a bit to get it just right…. I knew we would haveView full post »

Melissa and Alan | JW Marriot Ihilani Photography | Dillingham Ranch wedding photography

Melissa and Alan’s wedding this weekend was an absolute dream.  They are a match made in heaven…  true soul mates.  Melissa, like a fine director had a vision.  Sometimes that vision carries quite the weight.  Our photography matchedView full post »

Miharu and Bobby – Loulu Palm Estate Wedding

Destination weddings are so romantic!  Miharu and Bobby are such a cute couple.  Coming in from Las Vegas and having a reunion of sorts with family from Japan and China at the Loulu Palm takes a lot of planning and coordination.  Thank you to MaileView full post »

Hayley and George | Laie Wedding Photography

What a gorgeous couple and a beautiful beach house!  Check out this venue for a romantic Hawaiian beach wedding featuring koa flooring and staircase, spacious suites throughout the house, water features and a fire pit!  If you’re interested inView full post »

Maria and Matt | Marriot EDITION Waikiki

It’s been such an honor and a pleasure to photograph Maria and Matt on their wedding day!  This was the first of many wedding events that the new Marriot Edition hotel will be hosting in the coming months and years I’m sure.  The EditionView full post »

A very warm review….

“Shawn captured the beauty I was feeling inside into an image. Not a day goes by now I don’t look at my wedding photos. It is true what they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. In Shawn’s case a picture is worth a thousandView full post »

AJ and Natasha

Couples visiting Hawaii sometimes want something very special to remember their vacation.  These romantic portrait sessions are great opportunities to have beautiful timeless images that can hang on you walls for years.  I’m honored to haveView full post »

Nautical Meets Tropical | Loulu Palm Estate

Dave was drifting in life like a ship with no sail until he hooked Sarah.  Caught in his net unexpectedly, Sarah found the man with the adventure she’d always wanted.  This is a heart-warming story of two souls that met by fate in the smallView full post »