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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 […]

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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 […]

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June 2, 2021

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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. […]

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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 […]

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May 14, 2021

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.   […]

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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. […]

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February 2, 2021

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 […]

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April 1, 2020

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 […]

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January 15, 2020

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 […]

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November 21, 2019

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. […]

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October 14, 2019

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

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

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November 6, 2018

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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

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