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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Lanikai Sunrise Session: Adney Family

Hawaii is filled with locations that make photos look like postcards. Pristine beaches, lush greenery, breathtaking sunrises, and sunsets – it has everything you need to take the most stunning images. One such location is Lanikai Beach – a perfect tropical oasis where you can sit back, relax, or jump into the bright blue water. […]

April 1, 2022

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Julie & Chris’s Waimanalo Elopement

Are you looking for a beautiful white sand beach with gorgeous turquoise water in Hawaii for your elopement? Do you feel that the other beaches are quite crowded or that you can’t find a parking space there, or the North Shore is too far from your base point? If that’s the case, Waimanalo Beach could […]

March 25, 2022

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Hawaii Adventure Session: Lucy & Mark’s Engagement

If an uber-romantic, unique, and enchanting beach engagement session is what you want, Hawaii could be the perfect fit for you. Also, if you wish for some private and intimate time with your partner while you get some mind-blowing engagement images taken, there are plenty of locations you can choose from in Hawaii. This gorgeous […]

March 11, 2022

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Best Wedding Photographers in Honolulu

Best Wedding Photographers in Honolulu     We are so happy to announce Expertise.com has declared us at Sky and Reef Photography to the Top Wedding Photographers in Honolulu. We are proud to have over 90+ 5 star reviews and we are part of the exclusive club of the best the Honolulu, Hawaii. A special thanks to […]

March 9, 2022

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Christine & Hezh’s Oahu Cliffside Elopement

Cliff photography in Hawaii can be quite an amazing experience. The sparkling blue waters, lovely green patches, beautiful rocks, a gorgeous sky, and the mesmerizing effect of weathering on cliffs make for breathtaking backgrounds for photography. I got a chance to capture these natural wonders into my camera yet again at Christine and Hezh’s elopement. […]

February 18, 2022

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Lanikai Family Photography – Ryan Plank

‘Lani Kai’ literally translates to ‘Heavenly Ocean’. And just like its name, the beach truly resembles a slice of paradise on earth. Just the thought of going to Lanikai Beach always excites me. It isn’t just the most gorgeous of all the beaches in Oahu but also ranked one of the best in the world. […]

February 11, 2022

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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, […]

February 4, 2022

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Sorathana & Tim’s Makapu’u Family Session

Sorathana & Tim’s Makapu’u Family Session   Makapu’u is one of my favorite shoot locations since it offers breathtaking scenery for photography and exudes the most lovely beach vibes. From a gorgeous beach, fine sand, beautiful blue sky, patches of greenery, rocky terrains to tidepools, Makapu’u has it all. So, whenever there’s an opportunity to […]

January 28, 2022

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Donna & Jon’s Wedding At Honuala’i The Sullivan Estate

Donna & Jon’s Wedding At Honuala’i The Sullivan Estate From gorgeous details to following The Great Gatsby theme and literally having a legit painter at their wedding, Donna and Jon outdid themselves on planning their special day! And be it a traditional hula dance session from the bride or toasting in style, this couple sure […]

January 21, 2022

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Julia and Krish’s Volcano Elopement

Julia and Krish’s Volcano Elopement As much as I enjoy and love photographing big, traditional weddings, elopements are just as close to my heart, especially when they are scheduled to take place amid natural, untouched Hawaiian landscapes. This place has SO much to offer when it comes to natural beauty. And Julia and Krish really […]

January 14, 2022

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Best Photography of 2021

Best Photography of 2021   Here is a snapshot of the Best Photography of 2021 by Sky and Reef Photography! Cheers to another year of capturing, Weddings, Elopements, Families, Engagements, Proposals, and so much more.   I took thousands of photos in 2021 and I condensed them down to my top 99. Which one is […]

January 10, 2022

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Gina’s Makapu’u Maternity Photo Session

Gina’s Makapu’u Maternity Photo Session Maternity sessions are so heartwarming. I love to capture this part of the beautiful journey of motherhood. There’s so much anticipation, hope, and joy in the hearts of expectant mothers. Their radiant faces just brighten up my day and fill my heart with love! It’s a time to bond with […]

December 17, 2021

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Lehr Family Portraits At Home & Lanikai Beach

Lehr Family Portraits At Home & Lanikai Beach   A tropical setting, sunny beaches, and natural beauty galore – that pretty much sums up what Hawaii is all about. And, when you pick one of the most gorgeous beaches for your family photo session, stellar images are, of course, guaranteed! Now, what if you complement […]

November 11, 2021

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Kristina Thai Family Portraits at Waimanalo Beach

Kristina Thai Family Portraits at Waimanalo Beach   A deep blue sea, miles of unbroken shoreline, powdery white sand, and T-Rex for company on a tropical island! That was quite a combination for me. I witnessed all this and more when the Kristina Thai family chose me to photograph their family portraits at the Waimanalo […]

October 13, 2021

Waimanalo Beach family portraits sky and reef photography

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Gina + Eric’s Sandy Beach Engagement Session

Gina & Eric’s Sandy Beach Engagement   A picturesque shoreline, a vast ocean with crashing waves, and the expansive sky blending with the blue of the sea on the horizon – that’s what Sandy Beach in Hawaii’s Oahu has to offer you. So if an arresting view on a golden beach is your idea of […]

October 5, 2021

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Bonnie + Julio’s Proposal at Ko’Olina Hawaii

Bonnie + Julio’s Proposal at Ko’Olina Hawaii   It’s no doubt that Hawaii is one of the best places someone can choose for a surprise proposal. And when the surprise proposal includes bringing in the rest of the family as well, the whole vibe just changes! This is what Bonnie experienced when Julio surprised her […]

June 22, 2021

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Sergiu + Donna’s Elopement in Hawaii

Sergiu & Donna’s Elopement in Hawaii A sandy shore, the soothing sounds of the waves, and the azure sea – this was the tropical setting at Sergiu and Donna’s beautiful elopement wedding in Hawaii. So tropical, right? Wait till you see the photos! I love shooting elopements! They are fun, short, and they are so […]

June 2, 2021

Waimanalo elopement sky and reef photography

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Vu Family Portraits at The Lanikai Beach

Vu Family Portraits at The Lanikai Beach It’s such a magical and indescribable feeling when you first get to hold your baby in your arms. When they first coo or give you their first toothless smile or when they start to crawl – there are so many moments that you want to remember for forever. […]

May 25, 2021

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Wong Family Portraits at Kualoa Regional Park

Family Portraits with the Wongs at the Kualoa Regional Park   Photographing families is guaranteed to be a good time! Even though you don’t know whether you can get the kids to get into the mood to pose, it’s a different kind of joy to see the family bond as you step into their world […]

May 14, 2021

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Modern Headshots in Hawaii

 Modern Headshots in Hawaii   You’re not stiff and boring, so why should your headshot be?  It’s time to tell your story and show the modern world the new you! Your headshot is your opportunity to showcase your bright, unique, and authentic personality while building trust with your future clients, employers, partners, and more.   […]

February 19, 2021

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Tips to Capture your Best Oahu Engagement Photos

Tips, Tricks, and Advice to Capture your Best Oahu Engagement Photos   A special Thank you to The Knot for rating me the Best of Weddings. Do you just love engagement photos? Check out Kualoa Drone Photography. You can see another amazing engagement session Here. Tips to get the Best Oahu Engagement Photos   1. […]

February 2, 2021

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Four Seasons Ko’olina Intimate Wedding

Four Seasons Ko’olina Intimate Wedding   Here is the Full Wedding Story… As we saw things changing here on island, just as they did on the mainland of the United States, as well Europe and China, I knew staying home on that rainy Saturday was the best option for my family of 4. Hawaii is […]

April 1, 2020

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Hawaii Proposal Photographer

Hawaii Proposal Photographer Looking to plan your perfect proposal in Hawaii? At Sky and Reef Photography, we specialize in photographing proposals all across the Hawaiian islands. I can help with planning every aspect of your day! Some of the common things that I can provide include; flowers, Haiku (flower crowns), candles, champagne, picnics, snacks, balloons, and […]

March 4, 2020

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Crouching Lion Photo Shoot

Crouching Lion Hike Photo Shoot If you are looking for an adventurous photo shoot while you are visiting Hawaii, Crouching Lion Hike is the best photo shot location on the entire island. Crouching Lion Hike is a short but steep incline hike that offers breathtaking views of Kahana Bay. The view from the top is […]

January 15, 2020

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Kailua Family Photographer

Kailua Family Photographer   Sky and Reef Photography is located in the heart of Kailua and I love photographing local and visiting families alike along the eastside Oahu beaches. Flor’s family decided to take her photos at Lanikai beach. Lanikai beach is my favorite location for a sunrise photo session since the eastside of the […]

December 28, 2019

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Kualoa Ranch Wedding Photographer : Anu + Sean Wedding

Kualoa Ranch Wedding Photographer Anu + Sean Kualoa Ranch Wedding   Molii Gardens venue is located at Kualoa Ranch on Oahu, Hawaii. Kualoa is a 4000-acre private nature reserve and working cattle ranch, as well as a popular tourist attraction and filming location on the windward coast of Oʻahu in Hawaiʻi. It is located about […]

November 21, 2019

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Top Rated Local Wedding Photographer Hawaii

Top Rated Local Wedding Photographer Hawaii   Drumroll Please…….   We are so thrilled to announce Sky and Reef Photography has been awarded Top Rated Local Photographer in Hawaii.   YAY!   Winning this award is an acknowledgment of the superior level of customer service that we provide to our clients across the Hawaiian islands. […]

October 14, 2019

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Must Do Activities During your Hawaii Vacation

Must-do Activities During Your Hawaii Vacation     I constantly get asked by friends, family, and clients what are the must-do activities during their Hawaiian Vacation so I decided to write a blog instead of writing emails. I will try to keep it up-to-date with all the cool things in town. Whether you have come to […]

September 19, 2019

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Hawaii Polo Club Wedding I Laura + Mike I Hawaii Wedding Photographer

Hawaii Polo Club Wedding Laura + Mike I Hawaii Wedding Photographer If you are looking to get married on the ocean in a private location along Oahu’s famous North Shore, then check out Hawaii Polo Club for your destination wedding. Hawaii Polo Club offers an exclusive oceanfront polo field is located on Oahu’s beautiful North […]

August 19, 2019

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10 Wedding Photography Tips for your Wedding Day!

10 Wedding Photography Tips for your Wedding Day! You’re planning your dream wedding, putting extensive thought and effort into every minor detail.  After all, it’s going to be a day to remember for the rest of your life. But years from the wedding, all that remains are the moments, emotions and memories captured by your photo […]

July 24, 2019

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