At Sky and Reef Photography, we focus on getting a mix of both candids and posed. We are about having fun and getting those once-in-a-lifetime shots that last a lifetime. Our photos are bright, vivid, true to life color, which showcases Hawaii's natural beauty. Ultimately, I am here to make you look Damn good in your photographs. 


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February 4, 2022

Temari & Thomas’s Hawaii Kai Wedding

Temari & Thomas’s Hawaii Kai Wedding


An exclusive waterfront private estate, verdant lawns, majestic blue skies, elegant indoors, and some of the warmest and welcoming people – this is what my beautiful couple Temari and Thomas’s intimate wedding was all about. Woah! What a beauty the Ka La’i Aloha Estate in Hawaii Kai was, and photographing my couple’s special moments on their big day at this picturesque venue only ensured that I got some breathtaking images of the event. From natural lighting to refreshing views all around, the Ka La’i Aloha Estate was a delight, and choosing it over any other totally made sense for my couple who grew up in the gorgeous waterfront Hawaii Kai neighborhood. I had so much fun with my couple, their children, and all the other guests. The images turned out to look exactly as I had envisioned them – striking!


Hawaii Kai Wedding Photography


It was a wonderful day, and my couple’s wedding was absolutely gorgeous! From the dressing, florals, and decor down to all the other arrangements at this wedding, everything was super classy. There was a different charm to this celebration, which was definitely a result of my couple’s incredible personalities and their flawless wedding planning. In her bridal look, Temari looked drop-dead gorgeous, while Thomas looked all sharp and dapper in his suit. The colored gowns of the bridesmaids were also quite pretty and added a pop of color to the wedding images.

Temari and Thomas spent their special day surrounded by their childhood friends and family. There were some very heartwarming moments that I got to witness and totally loved documenting. So, when my couple had an intimate outdoor ceremony, I not only took photos of them saying their I dos but also captured the scene around them, which included their guests celebrating and cheering for them. The way the ceremony site was done gave it a very cheerful feel. The wooden arch, the florals, and the fine white fabric all made it look so impressive! And, with my bride and groom holding hands and looking at each other like that, I definitely had many dreamy moments to capture. Also, I loved Thomas’s reaction upon seeing his radiant bride walk down the aisle toward him and immediately captured those priceless expressions on my camera.

Other highlights of this beautiful celebration were the kids playing their little roles at their parents’ s wedding. Especially, the placard that read “Daddy, here comes Mommy!” was just so cute. The little boy’s smile was even more precious! Creating my couple’s portraits against those cloud-adorned skies and the waterfront scenery was an absolute joy. Temari and Thomas, if you are reading this, I hope you two love your wedding images as much as I loved photographing them. 


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Temari and Thomas, I love you two. Both of you are so sweet and kind. Documenting your wedding day into forever photos was both a pleasure and an honor. Also, I really loved meeting your little ones and photographing them at the wedding. Your wedding venue, Ka La’i Aloha Estate in Hawaii Kai, was absolutely photo-worthy in every sense, and the backdrops it provided me with for capturing the beautiful moments kept my spirits high throughout the day. I really appreciate all the efforts you two put into making your special day even more memorable than it already was and want to thank you both for trusting me with your wedding photography. I wish you both lots of fun and happiness together and look forward to documenting more of your celebrations and the milestones of your children in the future. 


To all my readers out there, Hawaii is full of natural beauty, culture, and lots of adventure opportunities. And, there’s no dearth of mesmerizing, photo-worthy locations here. So, If you’re traveling to the island soon for a destination wedding or are already here and want to get some stunning photos done, you can contact me right away! I promise to capture your special moments in the best possible way and give you the most unique and wholesome photography experience ever. If you’re coming for a vacation with family and friends, voila! I can also do holiday photos for you at all the stunning places Hawaii has to offer. I also do family photography, proposals, and engagements. To get in touch with me, you can drop me an email or call me at 808-688-3396. To check out more of my work, you may visit my Instagram and Facebook. You can also find me on YouTube and LinkedIn.

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