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A Beautiful Morning Portrait Session in Makena

Hello friends and Happy New Year!  You might have noticed that most of our portrait sessions are on the beach.  So we love it when clients ask for a location that’s off the beach.  This one happened to right across the

South Maui Family Portraits in Makena

This is the third year in a row that I’ve had the privilege of photographing this well-loved family on Maui.  And their photos always manage to be some of my favorites!  We caught the tail end of sunset for their

Loving on Grammy and Grandad – Maui Family Photographer

This is the second year in a row that we’ve photographed this beautiful family!  Most of our clients are tourists, but we do have the occasional Maui residents that we have the privilege of getting our camera on.  (It

A Makena Babymoon Portrait Session

I had the pleasure of photographing this California couple yesterday morning bright and early as the sun was just coming up over our little island.  They wanted some maternity photographs to remember their trip with while

Celebrating Love & Life – Wailea, Maui Anniversary Portraits

I met Tarah and her husband for an early morning session at a desert little cove in Makena this week.  They came to Maui for much-needed getaway.  To recharge their batteries.  To take a couple deep breaths.  To love on each

A Tiny Baby and a Tiny Cottage in Bend, Oregon

It was the last few days of our trip to Bend.  Our dear friends had driven their five month old baby nearly 12 hours just to see us while we were on their side of the ocean.  They were tucked away in the most adorable little

Frogs and Tigers in Sunriver – Bend, Oregon Family Portraits

We just love families on vacation.  They’re out of the normal routine of work and demands and responsibilities.  Their kids run free. Mom and Dad are relaxed.  And everyone is travel-happy.  That pretty much describes

Morning Family Portraits at Brasada Ranch – Bend, Oregon

When Jamie first contacted me about a family portrait session while they vacationed at Brasada Ranch from Atlanta, she warned me. Her girls were very, very busy.  She has had professional photographs taken in the pst, but

Portraits at the Family Cabin in Camp Sherman, Oregon

We’re about a month behind on blogging, and are just now getting to post the sessions we photographed on our trip to Oregon last month.  We flew in to Bend late Monday night, and drove straight out to photograph some

Wailea Beach Villas Family Portraits and a Dance Party

It’s hard to believe that we’ve called this island home for long enough to have repeat clients!  The Smiths were one of our first families we photographed after moving this business across the Pacific, and they

Let Family Photographers Capture the Moments of Your Maui Vacation

The Hawaiian island of Maui is perhaps among the best family-oriented destinations in the world. Families waste no time in experiencing the island’s Polynesian culture and its array of pristine beaches and crystal clear

Maui Family Photography at Wailea Elua Village

I photographed this gorgeous family on the lawn outside their oceanfront condos at Wailea Elua Village a couple weeks ago.  Their session was bumped up two nights in anticipation of an impending storm that turned out to be a

Grand Wailea Family Portraits & Cabana Viewing Appointments

Tara and I first worked together two years ago when she commissioned me to develop the brand for her photography business.  We worked together for months, communicating via phone and email, and successfully launched her new

Private Villa + Waterfall: Maui Babymoon Portraits

Babymoons are all the rage right now, and beautiful pregnant bellies are a common site on Maui beaches. We had the absolute pleasure of photographing a lifestyle babymoon maternity session on our little island home recently,

An Extra Special Kauai Family Portrait Session – Koloa, Hawaii

We did a little island hopping over the 4th of July holiday for an extra special Destination Family portrait session.  It was a trip that had already been in the works for the entire family.  But they came without one