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Curious about what to expect from your Hawaii photoshoot with Love + Water? We address all that and more in this informative post!

Young boy laughs and smiles at camera in West Maui family photoshoot with Love and Water.

Heartfelt Kapalua Maui Family Portraits

After the wildfires on Maui occurred, an anonymous donor purchased two sessions. She asked us to gift them to two families who lost their homes. We were put in touch with Steph and her family through a mutual friend. Our team were able to capture their beautiful Kapalua Maui family portraits at sunset.


MAUI IS EMPTY. Maui businesses need immediate support

Maui small businesses rely heavily on tourism. We need clear and immediate guidance. In the meantime, here is how you can help now.


How to support small business after Maui Wildfires

Last month we were planning a September getaway to the mainland. The trip has now shifted from family vacation to contingency plan. I know we aren’t the only ones. Last week, the last thing on our mind was our business. Our home is in Kihei. The area behind our home was ablaze from the Pulehu […]


maui babymoon portraits

Planning Your Babymoon: What a Babymoon Is and Why You Need One

Taking a babymoon is all the buzz—and for good reason. But if you’re wondering what a babymoon is and why you should plan one, you’re in the right place. We know a thing or two about the babymoon experience, especially when it comes to guiding you through planning a Maui babymoon. So what’s the big […]


A Sunrise Versus Sunset Maternity Shoot in Maui: Which is Better?

Are you planning to capture some sweet moments of your pregnancy with a sunrise or sunset maternity shoot? Believe it or not, the look and feel of your photos can vary quite significantly depending on which time of day you schedule your session. This is especially true in Maui where the overall aesthetic varies if […]


Gender Reveal Ideas for an Environmentally Friendly Photoshoot

Finding out your baby’s gender is super exciting, so keeping your gender reveal environmentally friendly is a must when visiting Hawaii! The photoshoots are equal parts exciting and creative, so we’re providing a few ideas to keep Mother Nature happy, too. Keeping the environment in mind when planning your gender reveal shoot means less time […]


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5 Romantic Maui Honeymoon Resorts to Consider

Maui is a popular honeymoon destination for couples looking for a romantic getaway. With its stunning beaches, lush landscapes, and luxurious resorts, it’s no wonder why. If you’re planning a honeymoon to Maui, check out our list of the top 5 romantic resorts to make your trip unforgettable. Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea The […]


Maui sunset maternity pictures

We may be biased, but Maui sunset maternity pictures are an absolute must. As a mom of two myself, self-care is something that I rarely do. I mean, unless applying deodorant in the morning counts? So, on my limited repitoire of self-care activities, I schedule a haircut with Kelsie every couple of months to keep […]


couple embraces in the ocean during their engagement session in hawaii by love and water

10 Stunning Hawaii Beach Photoshoot Ideas

Looking for inspiration for your photoshoot in Hawaii? From sunrise pregnancy portraits to underwater photography in the ocean and pool, here are a few ideas to get you started!


man in white collared shirt lifts girlfriend over his head during beach engagement portrait shoot in hawaii with love and water

Maui Couples Photography in Kihei

From beach proposals to anniversary portraits, we cover a wide range of sessions for couples! Learn more about the styles of couples photography we shoot in Hawaii!


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Waikoloa Big Island Family Photography

Sunset photography is extra special on the Big Island – check out this recent session photographed by our team!


Dreamy Full Moon Portrait Ideas For Your Maui Photoshoot

These full moon portrait ideas will add a touch of magic to your Maui photoshoot! Each one is unique and perfect for showcasing the natural beauty of the island. We began photographing subjects under the full moon during lockdown over three years ago. During this time, our tourism-reliant business tanked. Searching for a creative outlet […]


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Lahaina Maui Family Photography in Hawaii

Lahaina Maui family photography is made easy for our clients staying in West Maui. Whether sunrise with soft pastel skies or sunset with vibrant clouds, many areas of Maui offer a spectacular beach location for your family’s portraits. Lahaina is one of them! If you’re taking part in a sunrise family photoshoot in Lahaina, we […]


3 Maui Babymoon Ideas

Looking for Maui babymoon ideas that are enjoyable and low-key? We’ve got you covered! Dive in to our guide to make the most of your time.


Big Island Maternity Photography | Love + Water

Ready to put your bump in the spotlight surrounded by the beauty of the Big Island? Capture your precious moment of pregnancy in a breathtaking maternity photo session. Choosing a photographer for your Big Island maternity photography Hiring a professional maternity photographer to capture your babymoon in Hawaii is the first step to documenting your […]


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Coping with Loss: My Story of Miscarriage

Words usually come easily to me. They dance off my fingertips with no backspaces or drafts involved – they happen and they work. Last weekend was different. Words following loss are different. They don’t come from the heart, they come from pain and nothing I write seems good enough. For days, I didn’t plan on […]


Oufit Ideas for Hawaii Beach Maternity Pictures

Need oufit ideas for Hawaii beach maternity pictures? Look no further and let us bump you in the right direction! We are Wailea, Maui maternity photographers experienced in capturing babymoon portraits at the beach. Having photographed hundreds of maternity sessions on Maui at both sunrise and sunset, we have a great idea of how to […]


beautiful sunset Maui couples portraits for a young engaged duo

Maui Love Stories | Beach Photoshoot Ideas for Couples

As Maui photographers, we’ve had the opportunity to photograph hundreds of people in love and it’s given us plenty of wonderful beach photoshoot ideas for couples! Is there anywhere more romantic than a tropical beach? Especially here in Maui, Hawaii, where the water is clear, the air is warm, and the sky lights up in […]


Sunrise family photoshoot in Wailea

Why choose Wailea for your sunrise family photoshoot? Besides offering an abundance of beautiful sandy beaches, there’s so much to do after the fact! Sunrise is the perfect time of day for a portrait session. It’s calm and still, dripping in pleasing pastel tones and yes, the secret is out that sunrise is epic, but […]


woman in white standing with her new fiance shows off her engagement ring to the photographer at her surprise proposal photoshoot in Wailea

Romantic Proposal Photoshoot in Wailea

Mike and Justine’s romantic proposal photoshoot in Wailea was nothing less than picturesque. Can we take a moment to appreciate how great is it that Mike contacted us and went out of his way to make his beach proposal extra special? The reality is this: the wave of nerves and excitement that come when you’re […]



Based in Wailea, the majority of the sessions you see on our website and portfolio were photographed here in South Maui.

Maui (Wailea)

Our Big Island associate team services the Waikoloa area and can capture your couples, maternity or family session in Hawaii.

Big Island

Let our Oahu team capture your time on island with family, maternity and couples portraiture at sunrise and sunset.



Looking for an unforgettable Hawaii photography experience? Our team can't wait to meet you!

Kauai is a picture perfect destination perfectly suited to pastel tones and romantic moments captured in the company of mother nature!



Stumped on what to wear for your beach portraits on Maui? Never fear, we're here! Check out our helpful what to wear guide for some useful tips and tricks.


Dive into this helpful guide to planning your Hawaii babymoon on Maui, complete with tips and tricks to make the most of your maternity portraits in Wailea!

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