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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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 […]

May 2, 2018

four season hualala

adventure, beach, Beach Wedding, Big island, destination, Elopement, hawaii

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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, […]

April 6, 2018

walking on lava rocks hawaii

adventure, beach, destination, Engagement, hawaii

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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 […]

March 21, 2018

pink cherry blossom palos verdes

garden wedding, Wedding

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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 […]

March 6, 2018

newlyweds exit beautiful church

beach, Beach Wedding, church, destination, Wedding

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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 […]

February 27, 2018

bride and groom pose close for portrait

Beach Wedding, destination, garden wedding, hawaii, Wedding

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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 […]

February 16, 2018

black bride laughing in wildflowers

adventure, beach, Beach Wedding, destination, Elopement, hawaii, Wedding, weekday wedding

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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 […]

February 10, 2018

hawaii photographer

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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. […]

February 7, 2018

adventure, Elopement, family, kids, weekday wedding

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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 […]

January 18, 2018

beach, Maternity

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Thinking about getting married on a weekday? 10 reasons why you should get hitched on a weekday. Check out Tess & Miles beachside Elopement in Playa del Rey

Thinking about a Weekday Wedding? 10 reasons why you should get married on a weekday 10 Reasons why weekday weddings are awesome! I LOVE weekday weddings. I may be biased on the subject since I am a wedding photographer but who doesn’t love a great weekday party? Something about it seems more intimate, and there […]

January 14, 2018

Beach Wedding, Elopement, hawaii, weekday wedding

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Matt + Jen : North Shore Oahu, Hawaii Family Photography

  Hawaii Family Photography Matt + Jen  North Shore, Oahu Matt and Jen are the sweetest people. I got to sit down with them and hear the STORY of how they met. It is one of my favorite things to hear from couples. Where did you meet? Who was more interested at first? Who made the […]

January 9, 2018

beach, children, family, hawaii, kids

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Gender Reveal Maternity Photo Session with Confetti & Balloons!

Micheal and Danielle were married in October 2016 in the lovely Malibou Lake Mountain Club (yes, I spelled that right). They took a romantic honeymoon across the Greek Islands and then a couple months after their honeymoon they announce…They are pregnant! They are expecting their first baby in May 2018. I had the privilege of capturing […]

January 6, 2018

DIY, Maternity

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