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 […]

let go and get wet

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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, […]

Siblings play on Maui photo shoot

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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 […]

Sunset family session at Maluaka Beach in Makena, Maui on a high tide, stormy evening by Maui photographer Mariah Milan

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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 […]

Maui adventure family session in Olowalu

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Happy + Healthy + Together | Maui Photographer Baldwin Beach

Baldwin Beach Maui Photographer HAPPY NEW YEAR! I can’t believe how quickly 2018 snuck up on me. I admit I’ve been a massive slacker in the blogging department. It’s one of my commitments (not a resolution!) to get better with it this year. And to show off more of my favorite beaches – like Baldwin […]

Baldwin Beach Photographer Maui

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When the Smiles Aren’t Happening

Smiles? Sometimes they’re not easy… We usually go into a photo session with a picturesque expectation in mind. We want that perfect image of our family… afterall, we’ve invested time into selecting the perfect outfit, we’ve invested money into the photography, we’ve put forth a vision and we know what we want out of it. […]

Maui vacation photos

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The “C” Family – Maui Vacation Session in Lahaina

Maui Vacation Session I just love extended family sessions because it’s so much fun to capture relationships with grandparents involved. This sweet Ohana was on their Maui vacation all the way from Texas and we met at Wahikuli Beach on a gorgeous afternoon. How adorable are these little guys? They definitely provided lots of comedic […]

Maui Vacation Session

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