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Getting to know and photograph Marci and Ryan’s elopement was a treat! We had so much in common, from our love of The Office, to our obsession with travel. And when I say obsession with travel, I mean that they might love it even more than I do! They’re constantly on the go and dreaming […]

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haleiwa-elopement

Haleiwa Elopement Photographer | Aisha + Jeff My faaavorite thing about backyard elopements in Hawaii is that they draw the fun crowds! Aisha, Jeff, and their family are just that – so fun! They called me a bit last minute, saying they were deciding to elope while in Hawaii. Heck. Yes! I live for those […]

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I love sending my couples a personal questionnaire before their wedding day or portrait session. It helps me get to know them on another level, and allows me to bust out some one liners during the portrait session to get some natural laughs. One of my questions is, “How would you describe your partner? What […]

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turtle bay elopement photos

Do you guys remember Hurricane Lane and how terrified everyone was as the storm came barreling toward Hawaii? It caused flooding on the Big Island and Maui, there was an awful fire on Maui as well and it threatened all of the Hawaiian Islands. The day that it was supposed to hit Oahu, it slowed […]

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adventurous elopement

The love of adventure is at the heart of elopements, and that’s why I love them so much! I get so excited when a couple calls me and they want to do something different for their wedding – something less traditional, something wild and something adventurous. I recently got together with some awesome Oahu wedding […]

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