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Our clients become clients for life, visiting us year after year in Hawaii for beautiful sunrise, morning and sunset beach portraits. Read on to see what sets us a part and then inquire to become part of the Love + Water family!


It's time to capture
the Maui portraits you've           of.


It's time to create the portraits you've                    of.


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!


Couples, surprise proposals and engagements

Maternity and babymoon portraits at the beach at Sunrise and sunset. maternity portraits are our team's speciality!

The session styles our team photograph in Hawaii

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Family portrait Sessions

intimate beach elopements and large-scale weddings

What you see isn't always what you get - often, what you get is even better!

You're investing in expert edits

When we return from your session, images are culled and left behind are the strongest contenders for your finished gallery. You might think you want as many images as possible from your session, but believe us, when it comes to photography it's quality, not quantity - we have an eye for what works best, and the images you receive are going to each be worthy of a spot on your wall!

We spend the majority of our time post-processing, editing each image to suit the tones and style you see on our website.

Enhancing color brings images to life

If you've ever witnessed the delicate beauty of a Maui sunrise, you'd know the pastel tones illuminating the sky are very, very real. When processing your images we do our best to maintain the reality of your morning or sunset session and opt to enhance the natural beauty of your surroundings rather than fabricate it. 

The skies you see are real - Maui really is that beautiful and we do our best to pay testament to the island's vibrant colors when editing the imagery from your beach portrait session.

"The image quality is superb and diverse, their communication unmatched."

- Sara

Client perks

Preview WITHIN 48 hours

Who wants to wait days or weeks for a preview from their session or event? You'll receive a sneak peek within 48 hours.

Full Gallery within 4 weeks

Your portrait gallery is curated and delivered within 4 weeks of your session, weddings within 4-6 weeks. We give your images the attention they deserve! We offer expedited turnaround in 3-5 days for $250.

10% discount for return + Kama'aina clients

We have and always will extend a 10% discount to all of our return and kama'aina clients on all islands.

We are always open for e-mail consults if you have questions along the way.

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"Our photographs captured us absolutely perfectly as a couple!"

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"One of the best parts of our trip was being photographed by Love + Water."

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You will never regret investing in beautiful photography.

"So many of the Images brought tears to my eyes. I am so thankful for these photos!"

- Jessica


The best way to support Maui is by travelling to the island and booking a shoot, support local businesses and continue to travel respectfully, as you would before.

Wailea is open, all areas of the island except Lahaina are open.



Our team is fully licensed and insured, we have our bases covered.

We're readily available via e-mail to provide advice prior to your shoot.

We answer all e-mails within 24 business hours (HST)

We happily provide recommendations for our favorite suppliers on island!

Beach portraits are fun - and they're the foundation of our business!

We provide thorough edits to every image - every time.

Your business is our passion.


... but sometimes, they go hand-in-hand. The beauty of beach and water portraiture is that you're in an environement that allows for relaxation and the perfect opportunity to allow you to be yourselves. Embrace moments as they come, and we'll take care of the rest.

We strive to capture connection over perfection...






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How do I book my HAWAII SHOOT?

We'll send through a quote within 24 hours

Select a package, sign your agreement and pay your non-refundable retainer

Receive a confirmation with next steps and a get-to-know-you questionnaire

Get ready for an enjoyable experience with our Hawaii Photography team!

Submit an inquiry using our contact form and tell us about yourself!

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Where will our Hawaii portrait session take place?

Our team is based in South Maui (Wailea/Kihei). We also have associate availability on the Big Island, Kauai and Oahu. With all shoots edited by Shawn, you'll see consistency in edits no matter what the backdrop.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is your image turnaround time?

We deliver images within 4 weeks of your session date (portraits) and 6 weeks for weddings, with a preview within 48 hours of your shoot. If you're in a rush, we offer a priority editing service which is $250 for 3-5 day turnaround. We edit sessions in-house, and take our time with your images to ensure each deserves a place on your wall.

Can we arrange a quick phone call?

We offer only e-mail consultations for portraits due to time zone and scheduling constraints. We are very responsive and answer all messages within 24 business hours.

Who will our photographer be?

Your session will be photographed by Shawn, Adam, or a member of our small and fantastic team specifically chosen for the genre of your session. All edits will be consistent to what you see on our portfolio and you can expect the same quality of imagery from any member of our team of professionals!

Can we choose the images from our session?

Yes! After your portrait session wraps, we will cull your session images down to the best portraits and present the best, edited images to you in your online gallery. From there, you'll be able to select the number of images included in your chosen package, or upgrade to include all the finished images shown in your gallery for $150. We do not release all images from the session or RAW/unedited files.


We want to learn more about the Maui portrait session you envision, so tell us how we can help bring it to life! We're here and ready to help curate an unforgettable photography experience.

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