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June was a restful month after all the craziness that took place in May. We spent lots of time outside, going to the beaches, dipping Seea deeper into the ocean (which shocked her at first and was cold to her little skin), walks at Turtle Bay, more rainbows, and our first (and possibly last!) family photos as a group of 3.

April was a special month as we celebrated the life, death & resurrection of our beloved Savior & Lord, King & Friend, Jesus! We spent Easter with our church family camping out at Mokuleia Beach Campground, sleeping in cabins and under the stars in hammocks; even Seea made the trip in a little pack n play 🙂

Life Lately: April 2019

We started this month by heading to the Big Island to photograph Becca & Brandon’s wedding in Kona at Daylight Mind Coffee company (yummy coffee and yummy views). We also spent some time swimming in the deep aqua Big Island waters with some Yellow Tang fish and cruising on the black sand beaches of Kona. Then it was off to Ohio to visit with family, introduce Seea Grace to her aunts, uncles, and cousins for the first time and catch a little Midwest chilly weather 🙂 As soon as we stepped off the plane, the sleeping baby in our arms whimpered because it was so cold; I’m pretty sure we did the same!

Life Lately: March 2019

Bianca & Dustin made their first trip to Hawaii for an engagement session and to hopefully find a place for a destination wedding to celebrate with their closest friends and family 🙂 We started near Waiahole Poi Factory where the water is a deep brown-red and you get the full view of Kualoa Ranch & Chinaman’s Hat!

Bianca & Dustin – Kualoa Ranch Chinaman’s Hat Engagement

The Roukema family came to Hawaii for vacation and to celebrate Ron & Ashley’s 20th wedding anniversary at an Airbnb on Oahu’s North Shore. They flew their officiant over from Molokai – the same woman who married them 20 years earlier!

Roukema Family – Celebrate 20 Years in Hawaii

It was Ross & Heather’s 20th wedding anniversary and they wanted photos to remember this season with their two sons 🙂 They had gone to a luau at Waimea Valley the night before where Ross sprained his ankle and had to go to the ER so for the whole shoot, he had a boot on his foot! They were total champs about it and we even walked all around Kawela Bay: to the beach, the banyan tree, and then out to the point to catch the sunset 🙂

Vittore Fam – Vacation at Turtle Bay Resort

They were on the North Shore for her husband’s cancer remission, Bailey’s graduation from high school, Evan’s 21st birthday, and their own 25th wedding anniversary! They figured photographs on the beach in front of the Pacific Ocean would be the best way to commemorate this season of their life.

Dodgion Family – North Shore, Oahu Vacation

Kelsey & Scott were a special privilege to photograph because we had photographed their wedding 5 years previously! Their wedding was the first outdoor wedding we had ever photographed and it was a joy to see these two huge smiles once again. They told us they actually never had photos taken again since their engagement and wedding day 5 years ago 🙂

Kelsey & Scott – Five Year Anniversary at Laie Point

Katelyn & Ignacio got married at their local courthouse in Kentucky and never really had any photographs from their wedding day so they decided to adventure around the North Shore of Oahu and check out all the views & sunset at Kawela Bay on Turtle Bay 🙂

Katelyn & Ignacio – Celebrating 1 Year Married in Hawaii

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