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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 […]

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September 19, 2019

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 […]

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August 19, 2019

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 […]

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July 24, 2019

Kailua Wedding Photographer l Oahu Wedding Photographer

Kailua Wedding Photographer If you are thinking about getting married in Kailua, I got you covered! There is actually a gorgeous venue right on Kailua Beach called Male’ana Gardens that host intimate weddings that you can stay onsite as a bed and breakfast. You can read all about this Kailua Wedding Venue on a recent […]

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June 12, 2019

Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

Bridesmaid Gift Ideas Are you a bride and want to do something special for all of your bridesmaids to thank them for being awesome women in your life? How cute and stylish is this petite makeup bag?! It is the PERFECT size to hold all of your essentials. The Maddison Makeup Bag makes for a […]

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June 5, 2019

Kualoa Family Photographer

Kualoa Family Photographer As many of you may know, Kualoa Regional Park is one of my favorite locations for photography sessions. This is one of my favorite family sessions of 2019, so far. Hey, its only May. I love the mix of candids and posed that their family wanted for their album. Amy’s Family used […]

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May 10, 2019

Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens Engagement

Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens Engagement   Plan your Visit to Hawaii’s Gorgeous Botanical Gardens If you are here were are most likely kindred spirits who love the outdoors and beautiful scenic destinations, flowers, and lush landscape. Hawaii isn’t all about the beach. Feel free to mix it up and check out the most breathtaking landscapes. You […]

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April 2, 2019

Shoot and Share Finalist

Sky and Reef Photography awarded Finalist for Images at Shoot and Share Photo Competition Shoot and Share Finalist Tara, from Sky and Reef Photography, entered one of my first photo competition ever. EEEk. I added some of my favorite images from 2018 into the Shoot and Share Photography Competition. Scroll below to see some of […]

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March 20, 2019

Pinterest Storyboard Planning

Pinterest Storyboard Planning at Sky and Reef Photography If you are reading this and asking What the heck is Pinterest? Then you should probably ask your soon-to-be wife or wife. She most likely has a Pinterest and she has pinned recipes, workout, engagement rings, and cute outfits. I love Pinterest and I love the ideas […]

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March 11, 2019

Male’ana Gardens is the Perfect Venue for your Intimate Wedding

 Male’ana Gardens is the Perfect Venue for your Intimate Wedding Are you looking for the perfect option for your small intimate Hawaiian wedding? Do you like nice things? Are you the kind of person who enjoys superb service and attention to detail? Do you also love eating award-winning farm to table cuisine? Well, There is an […]

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March 4, 2019

Sky and Reef Photography Winner of the Editor’s Choice Awards!

Sky and Reef Photography Winner of the Editor’s Choice Awards! I am so pleased to announce that Sky and Reef Photography has been awarded Editor’s Choice Awards from Two Bright Lights!!! I received this award since I was one of the photographers with the most published work last year. I am so honored to be published […]

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March 4, 2019

Kualoa Ranch is Hawaii’s Most Popular Wedding Venue

5 Reasons Why Kualoa Ranch is Hawaii’s most Popular Wedding Venue This Year! Locals and destination brides alike are flocking to Kualoa Ranch for their weddings this year and even next year. Kualoa Ranch is the most popular wedding venue on Oahu for 2019 and maybe even 2020. Here are a few reasons why Kualoa Ranch […]

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February 12, 2019

Best Oahu Wedding Venues

Best Oahu Wedding Venues Top 17 Best Wedding Venues in Hawaii   Choosing your wedding venue is exciting and overwhelming at the same time. Here is a list of my favorite wedding venues located on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. I choose to include these venues because I believe they are the most beautiful places […]

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January 25, 2019

Kualoa Ranch Secret Island Beach Elopement

Kualoa Ranch Secret Island Beach Elopement with Kualoa Drone Wedding Photographs On the gorgeous east side of Oahu, Hawaii. Kristina and Mike took the plunge at Kualoa’s Secret Island Beach wedding venue. Kualoa Ranch and their private beach area called Secret Island, tucked behind the ancient Molii Fishponds and nearby to Kaneohe Bay. Secret Island is an intimate white […]

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January 25, 2019

Best Dancing Wedding Photos of the Year

Best Dancing Wedding Photos of the Year                                                           Cultural Palestine Wedding Danieh and Yousef The groom rode into the brides street on a white horse, surrounded by his […]

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January 22, 2019

Hawaii Wedding in Private Estate

Hawaii Wedding in Private Estate Kara + Joe   Kara and Joe’s wedding may have been my favorite wedding of 2018. Maybe it was the sparkler exit, maybe it was the gorgeous wedding gown or maybe it was because everyone had so much fun. The guest danced the night away. Hawaii Wedding in Private Estate […]

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January 22, 2019

Sky and Reef Photography named Best Hawaii Wedding Photography by the Knot 2019

SKY AND REEF PHOTOGRAPHY NAMED WINNER OF THE KNOT BEST OF WEDDINGS 2019! Thirteenth Annual Best of Weddings Awards Honor Top Wedding Vendors Across America Honolulu, Hawaii January 14, 2019—Sky and Reef Photography is pleased to announce that we have been selected as a 2019 ­­winner of The Knot Best of Weddings awards, an accolade representing […]

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January 15, 2019

Hawaii Drone Wedding Photography

Hawaii Drone Wedding Photography With Hawaii’s specular landscape that includes mountains, turquoise waters, and sandy beaches aerial photography is the new must-have for your wedding day.  Sky and Reef Photography is happy to announce we are offering drone and aerial photography in 2019.   The advantages of using drones for wedding photography are numerous as drones offer a truly […]

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January 10, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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