The best way to capture memories is to take a photo. And, no doubt, everyone wants the picture to show all the emotions and atmosphere of the moment when it was taken. It's better to entrust it to professionals: they know exactly what angle, light, and color to choose in order to convey the vibe in the best way. Below we have selected the best Hawaiian photographers who shoot weddings as well as do individual and couples photo sets.
Savannah Le Davis
Savannah is a part of the Sav & Cam photo and video team. She works with her videographer husband, with whom she does wedding and couples shoots. Her works are filled with a special atmosphere of nostalgia. Each one is reminiscent of shots from a movie: film effect, muted colors, perfectly chosen angles, and only the most sincere emotions of the lovers.
Based in Hawaii, Erin Noritz also works in other parts of the country (including Upstate New York). Her life is made of traveling, tasty food, true-crime docs, and, of course, photography passion. Her work is something gentle, sensual, and natural. Erin feels each couple's vibe and captures their mood perfectly - not only because she photographs them in the right moments, but also because the professional makes them feel relaxed around her.
Josh and Sam are a couple from Hawaii who capture love stories all over the world. The Arroyos team takes photos and makes videos on film, so the shots seem especially atmospheric. These professionals describe their style as "laid back." They work in a way that makes lovers feel comfortable and forget that the camera is even here. Sam also shoots mama sessions – you can check out her work on her personal Instagram account.
Esther is a 20-years-old photographer from Oahu. Her works are inspired by cinematic films, French and Italian vibes, love songs, and art. They are full of natural light, fresh perspective, freedom, and, of course, strong love. If you want your photos to look like movie shots, you know what photographer to choose!
Amanda is Alp & Aisle's associate photographer from Hawaii. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and more than 350 events captured in her career. The photographer shoots most of her weddings in the American West, but she also works all over the world. Her photos are characterized by high contrast and bright colors - she does not chase trends, so her style remains recognizable.
Jessica A.H. Pine
Jessica does fashion and wedding shoots in Hawaii. Her work reflects the atmosphere of the island: lots of colors, warmth, and happy people in the pictures. Jessica also works as a curve model, so she can choose your perfect angle and easily help you with perfect posing.
Stephanie is a planner and photographer from Maui, specializing in intimate weddings. She provides an all-inclusive elopement. The pro offers location scouting, officiant matching, natural photography, and styling, so all couples she works with are definitely out of stress. Her approach is all about capturing sincere emotions and not posing people in stiff ways. There is no doubt, that Stephanie's clients feel as much comfortable as it possible!
Tehani'spassion is to capture stories and natural moments. As a girl, born and raised on the island in the middle of the Pacific ocean, she has been observing Hawaii lifestyle since her childhood, which influenced her working approach and vision more than any other factors. That's why her photos are creative, colorful, expressive and, as the photographer describes them, "pretty much like a movie": not only because of cinematographic effects and a perfect composition, but also because they dynamic, full and emotional – just like a movie freeze frame.
Hawaiian lifestyle made a strong impact on Talia. Born and raised in Maui, she spent a lot of time in jungles and the ocean surfing, diving and observing breathtaking views. The photographer has a background as a professional athlete and jeweler. One of her favorite parts about all of her passions was capturing the details and telling stories through the pictures. That's how she ended up photographing; now she helps couples to create their dream shots without any stress and captures them accurately in their love bubble.
Mersadi Olson is the one half of Olson photo & video team, working in Hawaii and West Coast. Her professionalism is confirmed not only by satisfied clients, but also by industry experts: according to The Knot magazine, she is the best of weddings. Each of her shots is unique, because she tries to feel the couple as much as possible and show the uniqueness of the lovers through her photos. By the way, Mersadi also makes wedding videos (and she does it just as good as taking the photos), so she can document your love-story in every kind of way.
Emily is an elopement photographer based in Oahu. She usually shoots families, and couples and specializes in micro weddings. She takes both 35 mm and digital photos, so you can choose any type of shooting you want. Her works are elegant, and documentary-styled with an emphasis on emotions, creativity, and story-telling - everything that is needed for the perfect romantic shoot.
Rebecca started working as a wedding photographer in 2008 and established herself as a highly professional all over the world so far. Her romantic and editorial works are inspired by Rebecca's background in art history, fine arts and documentary photography. She describes her approach as intuitive and emotional, which helps her to perfectly convey a couple's relationship through the images and make each of her works unique.
Megan is wedding, branding and commercial photographer from Kaui. She chooses only the ideal places for photoshoots as she knows the island perfectly, helps even the shyest people to loosen up in front of the camera and make them feel like they have been friends with her forever. And that's not empty words — these are her clients' reviews, the number of which has exceeded more than one hundred. Couples come back to Megan again and again, wanting her to be the one to document the most important occasions in their lives, such as proposals, anniversaries, weddings and pregnancies.
Amber is a Hawaiian and destination portrait hybrid photographer. Her work is characterized by pastel colors, tenderness and sophistication. Couples notice the photographer's special approach. "She is on time, talented, and makes you feel comfortable and has an eye like nobody else in this world. The light and moments she captures in photos are like nothing we've ever seen before and we're so thankful we found her" – and that's just the one positive review among many others.
Minhee's style of work is a mix of photojournalism and guided poses. Her photos can be only described as "joyfilled": they are full of bright light, colorful shades and positive emotions. When she works at weddings, she strives to catch every detail to make a full collection of images that will forever remind couple of their most important day. Colors of bride's flowers, groom's tears, fun party photos - she captures everything that preserves all aspects of a big day.