I am obsessed with photographing moments filled with joy, love and raw emotion. As much as I strive to capture timeless portraits and lovely details on your wedding day or portrait session, I will also be there to freeze magical moments into photographs. Those deep, intimate, joyful moments that pull at my heart strings and leave me feeling whole as an artist is really what I live for when I show up for your day! Hawaii gives me an inexplicable inspiration that translates into my photographs.
Please note that sessions/spots are very limited as I only take a handful each month. In order to secure a spot for a portrait or wedding session, a signed agreement and non-refundable retainer is required (30% of total for weddings and $250 for portraits).
All weddings and portraits include the edited high resolution digital files delivered via direct download and a print release. The number of digital files will vary with each session/event. A private online gallery will give the option to buy additional prints and boutique products. Prices below do not include HI GET (tax).
Half to full day coverage | Sneak peeks | 30 day turnaround time | Custom USB | Online gallery | Print release
Starts at $2199
Up to 10 guests | Sneak peeks | 30 day turnaround time | Online gallery | Print release
Starts at $799
Styling & location choice assistance | 10-14 days turnaround time | 50-75 images | Online gallery | Print release
STARTS AT $650
All sessions require:
$250 retainer due at booking for portrait sessions ($30% for weddings), this fee goes to the total session price. Due to the limited spots I have available, no date will be held unless it is officially booked!
Sessions/Weddings on other islands (Maui, Oahu and Kaua'i will incur an extra but minimal travel fee of $200).
4.166% sales tax added to all session/travel fees.
Cash, check, or credit cards accepted.
Contact me for print, product, and album pricing information.
Your family session experience
Before I became a wedding photographer, I was primarily a family photographer. Family sessions are still (and will forever be) near and dear to my heart! Choosing the right photographer for your family isn't easy, so thank you for considering me! What you may notice right away in my work is the emotion all wrapped up in each photograph. This is because as an artist, I always look for real, authentic moments and my goal is to freeze those moments forever.
The way your child rests their head on your chest.
The look on their smiling faces almost as if you can hear the giggles!
The way your spouse wraps their arms around you and how that made you smile.
I have an unposed approached to family sessions. What does this mean? I’m not a fan of stiff, awkward, stagnant, look-at-the camera-and-say-cheese poses. Nevertheless, I start out a session doing a little bit of that. But for the most part I will guide your family to foster a more storytelling session that focuses on capturing natural emotions, movements and moments. If you prefer to look at the camera for the entire duration of the shoot then I am most definitely not the person for your family!
I document love and joy. I capture the fun, genuine, raw emotion. I live for the big moments, the in-betweens, the ones where you don’t think anyone else is watching. My goal is to tell your story and document the authentic and unique love that you and your family have for each other. I want to capture the real stuff! The crazy beautiful sunset is just a bonus!
Check out these two past sessions to get a feel for what family sessions with me are like:
If this sounds like your jam then I cannot wait to meet your family!
FOCUSED ON FAMILY AND COUPLES PHOTOGRAPHY
Sit and Talk (local or online) • 1 hour • $250
I’ll be an open book for an hour. Perfect for photographers just starting on their journey and want some guidance or for those needing individual attention on particular topics such as editing, portfolio review, client interaction, gear settings, finding light, finding your voice, evoking emotion in your photos, business strategies, etc.
Talk and Shoot • 5 hours • $600
Limited spots available (one spot per month). This mentorship is only provided in person and designed to give you complete 1:1 attention. Includes an in-depth sit down mentoring, portfolio review and followed by the real shoot with a family. Be prepared to come with any and all questions. After the shoot, we sit down again and go over the images captured. Will discuss post-shoot workflow and editing demonstration.
To learn more or book a mentorship session, please send an email to email@example.com