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Erika and Nick had a life long love story that lead to their Hawaii adventure wedding. They were just 10 years old when they met at school. They were paired together in class for  an “icebreaker” exercise to interview each other. Erika said she was secretly hoping she would be paired up with Nick, and […]

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How to plan a first look for your elopement

There’s nothing like seeing your partner for the first time on your wedding day. Photographing that joy and love during the first look is one of my favorite parts of being an elopement photographer.  The key to a perfect first look? Planning out what you envision. Does time of day make a difference? Where will […]

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Oahu elopement officiants chelsea and alana

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Sandy Beach Wedding | Kristin + Chris Wow does it feel good to be photographing full time again! Covid really did a number on us here in Hawaii. It was great to be back at The Royal Hawaiian, capturing the getting ready photos and a gorgeous first look for Kristin and Chris. The Royal Hawaiian […]

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Chelsea Stratso, founder of photography course GCA

🎉ROUND 2 OF MY PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE, THE GAME CHANGER ACDEMY🎉 You may know by know that I like to do it up big for my launches! To kick off the second round of The Game Changer Academy, I’M HOSTING AN EPIC LAUNCH PARTY! 🎉 🎉 🎉 With early access to the program, and a chance […]

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Elopement Officiant Oahu | Officiating as your photog Did you know I have a few officiant add-on options for your elopement photography? One of them being me as your officiant! The most common question I get about this add-on is: “How do you officiate our elopement and take photos?” This is a great question! Here’s […]

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