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Engagement sessions are an opportunity to get you comfortable in front of me and my camera but even more so to connect and hear more of your story, share my story, and foster a deeper trust with more than “our photographer”, but Reese – the [mostly] calm, fun guy that’s a dad of 4 under […]

She said “YES!” and we spent the next hour walking down to Alan Davis Beach where they had the whole place to themselves. The warm, golden sun was setting behind Koko Head, as the full moon was rising for the evening. It was a beautiful and special day in Hawaii as these two got ready to tie the knot 🙂

Sunny & Emily – Engaged at Alan Davis Beach

These two have only been together for 4 months, but they knew when they met, that they had found the one they were looking for and were ready to commit their lives to each other for the rest of their days 🙂

Dan & Jessie – Crouching Lion Surprise Proposal

Mandy was so shocked (& a little shy) that she covered her face with her hat to hide the tears and once Raymond told her I was there to photograph the moment, they both started laughing out loud. We spent the next hour together, descending the trail and then driving over to Waimanalo Beach for the rest of our time together. This was such a fun and sweet moment to witness, thanks Raymond & Mandy for inviting me into your lives 🙂

Raymond & Mandy – Hanauma Bay Proposal, Hawaii

Katie & Marcus had been together for 5 years, so they came to their favorite place in Hawaii, Kualoa Ranch! Also known as Jurassic Park, this iconic mountain range is probably some of the most gorgeous backdrops in all of the Koolau Mountains 🙂

Katie & Marcus – 5 years at Kualoa Ranch

Ryan had just proposed to Kathy the day before in Honolulu near Ala Moana Beach Park! They made the trek up to the North Shore to have some engagement photos before making their trip back home to LA. They were so smitten for each other and were blessed with some golden light setting behind the Koolau Mountain Range just beyond the beaches off the cliffside of Laie Point 🙂

Ryan & Kathy – Engaged at Laie Point

He proposed using a heart lego box which was the same box he used for his first gift to Allie, which was a lego-shaped heart necklace 🙂 He was able to get Allie’s grandma’s ring to ask her to be her bride – it didn’t fit, but nothing a jeweler can’t fix for such sweet sentiment.

Allie & Christopher – Surprise Proposal at Kualoa’s Secret Beach

These two will be getting married right down the street from us in Hawaii next spring, so we were stoked to hang out and document this season of engagement for them at the place they met.

Nikki & Jarred get Engaged (before Eloping to Hawaii!)

These two spent their first year of dating separated by the ocean, communicating only through Brad’s written letters

Meredith and Brad are Engaged in Lanikai

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