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

Maui (Wailea)

Our team is available for sessions in Lahaina, you're in great hands if you prefer a West Maui location for your sunrise or sunset session!

Maui (Lahaina)

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.



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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!

Gender Reveal Ideas for an Evironmentally 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 […]


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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!


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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 […]


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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 […]


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Sunset Maternity Photoshoot in West Maui

Why choose to do a sunset maternity photoshoot? Easy answer: The pastel backdrop of the sun setting over the ocean in West Maui sets a stunning ambiance for showcasing your bump. Now, we don’t have anything against a good sunrise session either—the truth is you can’t go wrong either way. But today, we’re talking about […]


Stunning Website Templates for Photographers

As a photography business owner, I don’t take making decisions about my photography website lightly. I want my clients to have a memorable experience on our website. I want their journey to be as functional and beautiful as possible. With Tonic, you really can get the best of both worlds, and these are the reasons why.


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Essential Postpartum Recovery Kit for New Moms

Breaking down some of the postpartum recovery items I found useful during the early days.


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When is the best time for maternity photos?

Whether there is a best time for maternity photos is something we get asked about a lot, so we decided to put our hands to the keyboard to bring you the answer! The short answer is: It’s up to you. The long answer is: There are different benefits for shooting at different stages in your […]


Woman holds her chest in surprise after boyfriend proposes to her on the beach in Wailea with Love + Water Photography

Maui surprise proposals in Wailea

Looking for some inspiration to propose on Maui? Check out some of our recently Maui surprise proposals photographed at sunrise and sunset and get pinning and planning! As always, feel free to reach out to Love + Water Photography to plan your Wailea proposal. Maui surprise proposals at sunrise We love the ease of sunrise […]



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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