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Through Rock, Through Mud, Through Growth | Kahakuloa Photographer

The Last Time I Carried My Son Through Rock, Through Mud, Through Growth – the last time I carried my son. I knew the days of carrying Kai were coming to an end. He’s 10. With each day I could see the window closing. Ry and Cruz are already too big. I felt heartbroken that […]

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Just Let Go …. first visits to the ocean

How to LET GO and ENJOY your Maui Portrait Session It’s like it’s ingrained on us – pictures have to be perfect. It’s a Kodak Moment. We’re bombarded by PERFECT all the time. I want you to know that perfect is never the answer. Here’s how to LET GO and really enjoy your Maui portrait […]

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Sunrise Feels in Wailea – Maui Family Photographers

Sunrise on Maui Sunrise….. it evokes feelings of newness, of dawn, of beginnings. And if you’re not necessarily a morning person, it also means getting out of bed in the dark and heading for the ocean where the sand is still cool. Kelly’s beautiful family met our team photographer Samantha on Keawakapu Beach at this […]

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Wildflowers – A Weekend in Nashville

Wilflowers – A photography weekend in Nashville, Tennessee A few years ago, Joy Prouty, (THE Wildflowers!) was coming to Maui and I knew that I had to have her photograph my family. We were at a strange season in life making adjustments, growing, having hiccups in our marriage. I wasn’t at a weight I was […]

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Family Friendship & Connectedness

Friendship Among Family Friendship. It’s sometimes not the first word that comes to mind when you think of the word FAMILY. But this session definitely shows that friendship is a huge part of the family equation. A couple weeks ago I had an amazing session at one of my favorite off the beaten path locations, […]

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Smile Challenge Accepted on Maluaka Beach

Smiles, Daddy Time, and Laughs on Maluaka Beach Direct quote from Mom, “She’s a tough one. Good luck!” referring to their adorable youngest daughter. Sometimes these warnings scare me a little bit – but mostly I take them as a fun challenge – CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! And at one of my favorite Maui beaches ever, Maluaka […]

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Baldwin Beach Mini Session with the D Family

Baldwin Beach Mini Session Oh how I love me a Baldwin Beach mini session! I am often asked if 30 minutes is enough time – is it enough to really capture a family dynamic? Is it enough time to gain the trust of a child? The short answer is YES. Morning mini sessions were MADE […]

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Maui Adventure Portraits with a Toddler

Maui Adventure Portraits… with a toddler How do you (safely) have an adventure session with a toddler in tow? Firstly, you need a photographer that knows Maui’s terrain and where it’s feasible to have a Maui adventure with a little one in tow. It is possible! Read our tips for adventure portraits with a toddler […]

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