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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Eric and Cinthia | Turtle Bay Resort, Kawela Bay

Eric and Cinthia’s wedding photographed by Tara Morenfeld of Sky and Reef Photography at the Turtle Bay Resort, Kawela Bay in Hawaii.

September 30, 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

Best Wedding Photographers in Honolulu

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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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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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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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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

Ko'Olina Hawaii proposal sky and reef photography

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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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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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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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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 […]

June 12, 2019

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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 […]

June 5, 2019

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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 […]

May 10, 2019

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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 […]

April 2, 2019

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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 […]

March 20, 2019

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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 […]

March 11, 2019

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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 […]

March 4, 2019

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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 […]

March 4, 2019

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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 2020 and 2021. Here are a few reasons why Kualoa […]

February 12, 2019

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