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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!

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Our Top Outfit Ideas for a Mother-Daughter Photoshoot

Are you trying to find outfit ideas for a mother-daughter photoshoot? Well, we’ve got you covered—literally! We’re Love + Water, family photographers based in Wailea, Maui, but working across Hawaii in Maui, South Maui, Big Island, Kauai, and Oahu. Since opening in July 2014, we’ve been lucky enough to capture moments for many amazing families. […]


Sunset Maternity Photoshoot With A Toddler On Maui, Hawaii

As soon as we saw the photos from this beach maternity photoshoot with a toddler in Wailea, Maui, we knew we had to share them!  Christian and Rhandie were babymooning on Maui anticipating the arrival of their newest family member, and their adorable toddler joined in for their maternity photos, making it a wonderful experience […]


Find the Perfect Maternity Photoshoot Dress for Your Body Type and Style

Are you looking for a maternity photoshoot dress that suits your unique body shape, size, and style? You’re in luck, because we’ve compiled some of our top options for you to explore! As photographers in Hawaii who absolutely love taking beach maternity portraits, we often receive questions about what to wear to a maternity shoot⁠. […]


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How to Incorporate the Pantone Color of 2024, Peach Fuzz, Into Your Hawaii Photoshoot

And the Pantone Color of 2024 is Peach Fuzz. Can we just say, we’re all for it. This color is a photographer’s dream. Especially when we see it almost daily during our incredibly beautiful Hawaii sunrises and sunsets on Maui, Oahu, Big Island, and Kauai. But we’ll get to more of that in a moment!   […]


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15 reasons to choose sunrise for your Maui photoshoot

We’ve been photographing sunrise sessions on Maui for nearly ten years, and they never get old. The colors, the surroundings, the silence. Sometimes all it takes to convince our clients to wake early is showing the results a photoshoot at sunrise can achieve. For that reason, we’re highlighting 15 images from sunrise Maui photoshoots that […]


Capturing the Magic: Unforgettable Maternity Photoshoots in Maui

Experience the magic of motherhood against the breathtaking backdrop of Maui’s picturesque landscapes. Welcome to the world of unforgettable maternity photoshoots in Maui, where the beauty of the island blends seamlessly with the joy and anticipation of pregnancy. Immerse yourself in the serenity of golden sunsets and pristine beaches as you create timeless memories with […]


Maui Family Photos on the Beach: Sunrise or Sunset?

Capture the magic of your Maui family vacation with stunning beach photos at sunrise or sunset. Maui’s pristine beaches, gentle waves, and breathtaking landscapes provide the perfect backdrop for creating lifelong memories! The question we’re most frequently asked about family beach photoshoots on Maui? What time of day to choose! The truth is, it’s up […]


Capturing Magical Moments: How to Plan the Perfect Maui Family Pictures

Are you planning a family vacation to Maui and want to capture the magical moments on camera? Look no further! In this article, we will guide you on how to plan the perfect Maui family pictures, ensuring your memories are beautifully preserved.


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 […]



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

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

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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