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The rich sunset tones of a Maui black sand beach portrait wrap perfectly around this expecting mother in one of our favorite recent sessions.

Black sand beach maternity session

Land + Sea Sessions

In the past we’ve hesitated posting images with rich tones such as underwater portraits and after-sunset pics because I thought they made our feed look odd scattered amongst soft pastel tones. I’m learning to let go of the design aspect and realize we should be posting what we love, even if this includes a few […]

Model posing in the water wearing a seashell necklace on Maui

Twirling fire at sunrise

Land + Sea Sessions

When I was editing Adam’s session with Alohi, I could feel the stillness of the morning and hear how the water would have sounded, the receding of the waves. Sunrise is an incredibly calming and grounding time of day, and on Maui there’s an especially spectacular energy that comes with the beginning of a new day. Couple […]

A sweet little Maui sunrise Maternity Session

Land + Sea Sessions

When I was editing Hannah’s sunrise maternity session, my fingers seized up. It was so bizarre and probably abnormal, but I realized they were used to editing at lightning speed, almost on autopilot, using the shortcuts and actions we’ve developed in Photoshop over the years. Let me tell you, I’m RUSTY. What used to take […]

Recycled Eco Beach Towels

Land + Sea Eco Beach Towels

The Land + Sea Store

N E W in the Land + Sea Store Land + Sea Beach Towels 🧜🏼‍♀️ Each towel is made from 20 recycled plastic bottles ♻️ They’re sand-resistant, soft as a feather, ultra-absorbent, antimocrobial and feature some of our most popular Maui ocean art images! // There are 3 reasons these towels needed to happen! 1. […]

Love + Water x Washed Up On Maui

Land + Sea Sessions

Introducing our shell jewelry collaboration with Washed Up On Maui! One-off pieces with a story to tell.

Maui Family Sunset Mini

Land + Sea Sessions

Rebecca + Brent visited us from Oahu for a sunset mini session at the beach, we’re so fortunate to have met with this awesome family for their portraits, which were taken in celebration of their little one’s first birthday! Check out a preview below!

Aloha Collection x Love + Water Photography

ALOHA Collection x Love + Water

Land + Sea Sessions

We’re collaborating with ALOHA Collection! Read on for details on how to WIN a Day Tripper Tote and small pouch!

Maui Portraits in the Ocean

Land + Sea Sessions

When we first booked Lalyna’s Land, Sea + Me Session the COVID-19 crisis was just getting underway. Forced to delay for several weeks, we finally had the opportunity to shoot on island and are grateful for the chance to photograph this beauty in the ocean. Here are a few of our favorites from her session, […]

The Art of Creativity


Claiming your space in a world of copy + paste.

How we do family portraits on Maui

Land + Sea Sessions

Our beach portrait session with Amber and her family was our first photoshoot after quarantine restrictions lifted. We enjoyed an epic sunset on (and in) the water, and couldn’t have asked for a better crowd to share the ocean with. Here are some key elements to a fun family portrait session: Energy – the only […]

COVID-19 Photography infographic

Photographing safely during COVID-19


As beach photographers, we enjoy the most wonderful outdoor playground and work environment that someone could ask for: open air, plentiful sunshine and long lenses to capture intimate moments. While COVID-19 hasn’t changed the way we edit and deliver your images, for now, it will change the way we shoot your session – and that’s […]

When will Hawaii open to tourists? August 1st, with negative COVID test


With yesterday’s announcement that Hawaii tourism will resume on August 1st came a wide range of emotions. We’re cautiously excited and carefully planning our approach to sessions moving forward. In the works is a guide we’ll send to our clients that addresses everything we’ll need to cover in order to keep everyone safe. Honestly, it […]

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From Rajan:

We're so happy we went with Love + Water and will definitely have them take photos of our family again!

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