The easiest way to get your marriage license in Hawaii

The Easiest Way to Get Your Marriage License in Hawaii   So you want to get married in Hawaii? Congrats! That’s amazing. And you won’t regret one single minute of your wedding day or the honeymoon after (please tell me you’re staying for the honeymoon). I want to be honest with you though — it’s […]

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December 20, 2018

Babymoon Hawaii Photographer! Hire a Photographer, Adventure, Eat and Relax!

Babymoon in Hawaii Hire a Photographer, Adventure, Eat and Relax! What the (heck) babymoon? a babymoon vacation is a time (usually in your third trimester) before your new baby where you (or by yourself) and you’re significant other go do something fun and relaxing together. Many people choose to go on a trip and do […]

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December 5, 2018

25 Questions to Ask Your Hawaii Wedding Photographer

25 Questions to Ask Your Hawaii Wedding Photographer   Here is an insider’s scoop from a renowned wedding photographer to help you to navigate your wedding photography questions. When you’re planning a destination wedding, you have a lot of tasks to juggle. First of all, you have to find that perfect place. Then, you have […]

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November 14, 2018

What to Expect from your Hawaii Wedding Photographer

 What to expect from your Hawaii Wedding Photographer Your Hawaii destination Wedding should be stress-free and relaxing. I am here to photograph you drinking rum out of coconuts in your wedding attire. So relax, I got this! I created this guide as a roadmap to help you understand what to expect when you are expecting […]

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November 6, 2018

Which Hawaiian island is right for your Destination Wedding?

Which Hawaiian Island Is Right for a Destination Wedding? Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Big Island?   So, you are engaged and you have always wanted to get married in Hawaii but not sure where to start. It’s hard to go wrong with choosing paradise for your destination wedding. While it’s true you’d be hard-pressed to […]

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November 6, 2018

How to Plan a Destination Wedding 

How to Plan a Destination Wedding  When you’ve been capturing memories for newlyweds as long as I have, you learn a thing or two. Especially since my specialty is wedding photography on and around the Big Island, Kauai, and Oahu, my expertise lies in capturing your destination wedding as perfectly as possible. Kona ranks among […]

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October 31, 2018

Bel Air Bay Club Wedding Venue

Behind the Scenes at The Bel Air Bay Club Wedding Venue I recently spent an afternoon with the Bel Air Bay Club’s venue coordinator, Tessa, and I was beyond impressed. We walked around the stunning oceanfront wedding venue and she offered me a grand tour as well as shared some great wedding insights, behind the […]

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October 13, 2018

Olivas Adobe Wedding

Olivas Adobe Wedding Featured Love Inc. Mag   THE LOVE STORY Before Steph and Kat had ever met, two of their mutual friends, Michelle and Jo, seemed to know they would hit it off. It had been a while since Kat had attended the weekly wine club they held at their home, so on a […]

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October 13, 2018

10 Rules for Getting Married in Hawaii

10 Rules for Getting Married in Hawaii Congratulations — you’re engaged! After your engagement, you probably got a wonderful week or two of celebrating becoming a fiancee. No longer just partners, you’ve said “yes” to making it official and spending the rest of your days with the love of your life. You get to show […]

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October 11, 2018

Yosemite Destination Wedding Lauren + Robert

Yosemite Destination Wedding   Lauren + Robert Traveling with Lauren and Robert to Yosemite was a dream! It was so much fun joining them on an adventure through some of the most beautiful locations throughout Yosemite National Park. We did three photo sessions while we were in Yosemite. Can this be any more perfect? Our […]

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September 27, 2018

Starfish Wedding Invitations

Starfish Wedding Invitations Your wedding invitations will set the tone for your entire wedding. Basic Invites amazing invitation suites offers stylish designs and completely customizable options. Basic Invite’s starfish wedding invitations are a stylish way to inform your friends and family of your big day. These stylish starfish wedding invitations will stand the test of time on […]

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September 25, 2018

The Big Island Wedding Venue Guide

The Ultimate Big Island Wedding Venue Guide How to pick the perfect wedding venue that suits your style Have you dreamed of getting married in Hawaii?  A destination wedding on the beach in Hawaii can seem a bit daunting but this Big Island Wedding Guide is here to help simplify your planning and help you […]

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September 18, 2018

Mauna Kea Stargazing Photos Sessions

 Mauna Kea Stargazing   Unique Photography Sessions for you and your family … Looking for unique photos to take during your vacation to Big Island? Are you up for an adventure? Do you want to try something new? Do you like stars? Check out Mauna Kea Stargazing Photo Session!   What is Mauna Kea? Mauna Kea is a dormant […]

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September 14, 2018

Beach Proposal Photos

 Beach Proposal Photos I love proposals, and I love photographing them Especially when on the beach in Malibu. The anticipation. The surprise. The emotions. The excitement. It kind of makes me feel like I am a female James Bond. Waiting for the surprise. But, really, most of the time, I am behind the camera tearing up. […]

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July 17, 2018

Kealakekua Bay Wedding

Kealakekua Bay Wedding Kealakekua Bay Wedding This stunning big island wedding venue located in Kealakekua Bay was originally a series of private homes located oceanfront next to Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park. It is such a special place to get married and is filled with natural beauty. You may even spot a spinner dolphin if […]

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July 17, 2018

Maternity Milk Bath Photos

Maternity Milk Bath Session Maternity Milk Bath sessions are all the rage. They are such a fun way to celebrate your pregnancy. You should expect to get all glammed up, lay in a milky bath and take fabulous photos. Sorry, I will not rub your feet while you are in the bath.  Danielle is pretty much […]

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July 6, 2018

Beach Proposal Photography

Beach Proposal Photography With the help from Los Angeles top proposal planning company, Your perfect Yes, Javier seamlessly surprised and proposed to his girlfriend Mary Anne at Point Dume located in Malibu just north of Los Angeles. The romantic proposal was filled with champagne, fruits, meats, cheese, and snuggles. I was lucky enough to be there and capture […]

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July 2, 2018

How to Prepare for your Engagement Photos

How to Prepare for your Engagement Photos Tips and Advice   When you’re prepping for your engagement session, there are a few things to keep in mind. This is supposed to be FUN! This is the shoot with no pressure. On the wedding day, we’ll be crunched for time, your dress won’t be able to […]

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June 20, 2018

My Family Vacation Photos at the Beach

Family Vacation Photos Here is a glimpse from behind the camera to meet me and my family. Even if you aren’t stoked to see them all. It makes my mom happy. Thanks, mom for getting us all together! I appreciate and love you. Why should I hire a pro for my Family Vacation Photos? Have you […]

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June 18, 2018

Waikoloa Beach Elopement

Waikoloa Beach Elopement   As the sun set in Kona, the easy-breezy couple that was Sean and Lei prepared for their beachfront elopement with their toes in the sand. What better way for this madly smitten couple to start their new life together than with a quiet, private ceremony on the Big Island? I can’t […]

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June 13, 2018

Anna’s Ranch Wedding l Waimea, Hawaii

Anna’s Ranch Wedding Anna Ranch Heritage Center located in the heart of Waimea, Hawaii on the Big Island of Hawaii The Anna Ranch Heritage Center is truly the perfect backdrop for weddings. The venue features rustic historic buildings, gracious gardens full of flowers and tropical plant life, romantic secluded spots along beautiful streams of Hawaiian […]

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May 19, 2018

Four Seasons Hualalai Wedding

Four Seasons Hualalai Wedding 5 Reasons Why you should choose Four Seasons Hualalai for your wedding? Four Seasons Hualalai Wedding is a gorgeous landscape for Weddings, Honeymoons, Vow Renewals, and Elopements. It offers a multitude of location within the grounds and can accommodate an intimate or large parties. The Four Seasons Hualalai is set on […]

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May 2, 2018

Engagement Photography Session Makapu’u Beach, Oahu Hawaii

Oahu, Hawaii This Makapu’u Beach Engagement Photography session is such a scenic choice to take photographs on Oahu. Makapuu Beach is located just a short drive from famous Waikiki Beach, Makapuu is my personal favorite beaches. It offers a beautiful backdrop for couples to experience the Hawaii islands for romantic photos beachside with lava rocks, greenery, […]

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April 6, 2018

South Coast Botanic Garden Venue is a stunning Wedding Venue in Palos Verdes for Photographs

South Coast Botanic Garden Wedding and Events Venue Garden lovers rejoice, The South Coast Botanical Gardens offer a stunning backdrop for your Wedding and Engagement photographs. The venue is located in the Rolling Estates in Palos Verdes. Come check out this location where the flowers are blooming the air is fresh, and the birds are […]

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March 21, 2018

The most beautiful church in Southern California I Wayfars Church Palos Verdes I Emilie + Josh Medler

Wayfarers Chapel is the most beautiful church in Southern California. This glass church is breathtaking and it is an architect’s dream! The church has glass and stone geometric designs and offers specular natural light throughout the church. The Wayfarer’s chapel’s stunning beauty is an ideal location for your dream wedding. Wayfarers Chapel is located atop the […]

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March 6, 2018

Haiku Gardens Wedding

Haiku Gardens Wedding Haiku Gardens Atmosphere The atmosphere at Haiku Gardens is magical and is such a hidden gem in Oahu for your locals and destination brides alike. Haiku Gardens is located on the east side of Oahu, in Kanhoe. The venue showcases a breathtaking botanical Garden and a beautiful, open-air Tahitian Chapel. Haiku Gardens Features […]

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February 27, 2018

Looking back at my 2017 Brides: Sky and Reef Photography

Ok, Yes I know its February already but this year has been so busy and I put off this post because I got sick, then my daughter got sick then my son got sick then it happened all over again! But Valentine’s day defiantly got me thinking about my love and the past and all of the […]

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February 16, 2018

Want to learn more about your Amazing Hawaii Photographer?

Want to learn more about your Amazing Hawaii Photographer you have booked? Hey, My name is Tara and I am your amazing Hawaii Photographer! I currently live in the Big Island of Hawaii but I LOVE to travel. You can often find me on neighboring islands such as Kauai, Oahu and Maui. an excerpt from […]

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February 10, 2018

Get married outside! California Poppy Fields and Wildflower adventure session

2017 was my first year to see the California poppy fields and I am so excited for them to start sprouting up again. This year I am planning some poppy field and wildflower session for the spring.  I am planning for an elopement, family and kid sessions out in Lancaster and one secret location in LA. […]

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February 7, 2018

Maternity Photography Malibu, California

Maternity Photography Daniel and Jeni I am so lucky to have been given the chance to capture Jeni and Daniel’s maternity session in Malibu, California. They are such a happy couple, they are literally beaming with good vibes. Jeni is such a pleasure to be with. They both could not contain their excitement.  Tips for […]

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January 18, 2018

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