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New life

A bit of serenity I love this little beach in Kualoa Regional Park. Kualoa itself is a spectacular backdrop for a photo session with lots of diversity in a fairly small area. But this out of the way strip of beach, well, there’s something about it that’s so peaceful and calm. It feels like you […]

Oahu Maternity Photos | A Secret Island Sunset, Kualoa Hawaii

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Families

Beach or Park for Family Photos? Hours before our scheduled session we were still undecided. Should we have the photo session at a favorite park or a favorite beach? Personally, I love them both but how do you decide? Some toddlers are not fans of the beach. The sand seems to annoy them to no […]

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Oahu Maternity Photographer | Glowing in Nuuanu Valley Park

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New life

The Sudden Call I was shopping in Costco when I got the call. Normally, I don’t answer my phone in a loud public space, but it happened without thinking. “What? You just had a baby?!” It had been years since I first photographed Krystyn’s family. We first met for newborn photos after the birth of […]

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Oahu Newborn Photos + Films | A Special Place

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New life

Memories of a Neighborhood My engine hesitated, shuddered, and shifted into a lower gear as my car slowly climbed up the street. From a distance, this street looks impossibly steep and has always intimidated me – possibly the effects of a lifetime driving manual cars. As I climbed higher into the neighborhood my mind flashed […]

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Newborn Photographer | The Good Life in Honolulu

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Families

The Beginning I opened the door to soothing music and a delicate floral scent. It was a dramatic transition from the sterile hospital corridor with buzzing overhead lights. I arrived in the middle of a dance. Mike and Amanda gently swayed back and forth as she worked through a contraction while their doula flitted about […]

Oahu Birth Photographer | A Long Journey

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New life

We met on a wild, windy day at Waimanalo Bay Beach Park. I heard wind rushing through the trees as soon as I pulled into the parking lot. Scheduling this maternity session had been a bit tricky. We were left with exactly one possible day after taking into account¬†vacation plans, due dates, and accounting deadlines. […]

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New life | Oahu newborn and maternity photographer

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Maternity

Although Teale and her family were visiting from the Bay area, they’re no strangers to Hawaii. They have strong ties to the island and were married at her godmothers home in Hawaii Kai. It’s there that we met for a special maternity session. Little Grace buzzed about excitedly as she gave me a grand tour […]

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Water | Oahu maternity photographer

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New life

About the Session Among the tall towers and bustle of Makiki is a cozy apartment full of love. The smells of new baby and citrus waft from their door and sunlight warms the room. Here, a new baby is quietly nursing and everyone talks in hushed tones. I was there to capture these fleeting moments […]

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Honolulu Newborn Photographer | City Life

New life

Their house was both new and old. It had been a beloved childhood home on the sun scorched Waianae coast. After many years and adventures away from Hawaii he was returning to live there once again; this time with a new family in tow. The house was in a state of transition with remnants of […]

Transitions | Newborn lifestyle photographer

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New life

Oh, the sweltering, el nino induced heat this summer! Hats off and cool thoughts to all those pregnant women who have had to endure it. Krystyn happily traded her big pregnant belly for a sweet baby girl and I arrived at their home to photograph some of their first moments together as a family. The […]

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Intro to the beach life | Oahu newborn portraits

first look at newborn brother at the hospital

New life

I hid behind a curtain with my lens trained on the door as I heard¬† excited whispers and little feet pattering down the hallway. It was a fun first for me, I was about to photograph two little boys meeting their brand new baby brother. I always thought birth photography was really special, but with […]

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A first look at a new baby brother | Oahu birth photography

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New life

Erin contacted me with a photography emergency. She had considered booking a newborn photography session, but decided to hold off until the baby was a little older. But then she saw that sweet baby face for the first time, and knew she had made a mistake. He was simply too adorable to pass on photos. […]

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Baby and a view | Kailua newborn portraits

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