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Best Wedding Photographers in Honolulu
2021

Why These Wedding Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Honolulu Wedding Photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Absolutely Loved Photography

Absolutely Loved Photography specializes in photographing Honolulu weddings, vow renewals, engagement, boudoir, and family portraits, and family reunions. Couples can choose from many wedding packages, but will always get, a flash drive that contains all of the images in a jpeg format, edited and slightly retouched images, and an online preview to share with family and friends.

Haleiwa, HI 96813

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Anthony Calleja Photography

Anthony Calleja Photography has over 30 years of experience and specializes in family, senior, engagement, beach weddings, vow renewals, and event pictures. The photographer captures these images using a traditional film camera, but still offers digital imaging services. Clients have the option of receiving unedited or edited versions of the photos.

P.O. Box 30431
Honolulu, HI 96820

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Chelsea Abril Photography

Chelsea Abril Photography uses a relaxed photography style to help clients feel comfortable while also capturing candid moments as they happen. In addition to wedding photography, Chelsea Abril Photography also offers engagement, honeymoon, proposal, and family sessions.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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Chelsea Stratso Photography

Chelsea Stratso Photography serves clients in the Honolulu metro area. It does photography for engagements, weddings, and elopements. Clients can retain services with additional prices for portraits. Photos are typically received within 30 days and portraits within two weeks. Final photos are delivered to clients via an online gallery that includes shareable links. Chelsea Stratso Photography also does adventure sessions in which it takes clients on a scenic tour while capturing hi-resolution photos.

Waialua, HI 96791

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Dave Miyamoto & Company Photography

Dave Miyamoto & Company consists of a team of photography professionals with 25 years of knowledge and experience in the industry. The approach used is relaxed and personable. Dave Miyamoto & Company was awarded the Talk of the Town Regional Award, the Knot's Best of Weddings category, and WeddingWire's Couples' Choice Award.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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Derek Wong Photography

Derek Wong Photography is a wedding photography studio that works with couples in Honolulu. When documenting weddings, Derek aims to capture the small details and the grand, spontaneous moments. His editorial wedding work has been featured on multiple platforms, such as The New York Times, Junebug Weddings, and Modern Weddings Hawaii. He also shot a cover for Hawaii Bride & Groom magazine. Wong has worked with international photographers, including Dewey Nicks, Platon, Max Vadukul, and Norman Jean Roy.

P.O. Box 10204
Honolulu, HI 96816

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Destination Hawaii Wedding, LLC

Destination Hawaii Wedding photographs at many of wedding locations on the islands to give client's the backdrop and scenery they are seeking. They are a member of the Maui Wedding Association and Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau. They have also been published in the Knot's magazine and website.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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Dylan Dawson Photography

Dylan Dawson Photography uses a contemporary style to capture every moment of a couple's wedding day. The photographs are personalized to include the clients' personal sense of style. Several unknown techniques are also used to provide natural, yet flattering pictures.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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HNL Studios

HNL Studios is a creative wedding team based in Oahu that offers wedding-related services to clients in the greater Honolulu area. It specializes in wedding photography, party photo-booths, and DJs. Its team is passionate about providing couples with authentic and timeless wedding photography. HNL Studios also gives couples a comfortable and stress-free wedding experience from start to finish. It offers inclusive collections with engagement sessions, wedding albums, and wall art.

2335 Kalakaua Ave Ste 110-503
Honolulu, HI 96815

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Izumoto Photography

Izumoto Photography is a wedding photography studio on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. It provides premier photography services for engagements and destination weddings on Oahu and the neighboring islands of Hawaii. It also offers trash the dress, maternity, and senior portrait sessions. Oahu wedding packages include a pre-wedding consultation, two photographers, and a private online gallery of high-quality images. The sessions can be taken at a location of the client's choice for a group of up to five people.

94643 Mahoe St
Waipahu, HI 96797

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Jeannemarie Photography

From the details of the rings and cutting of the cake to what happens behind the scenes of the wedding, JeanneMarie Photo promises to capture these small but important moments of every Honolulu wedding. JeanneMarie Photo's high-quality work has been published in People Magazine, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, KHNL's Hawaii News Now, KHON2's Wake up 2Day, and various other media outlets.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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Jenna Lee Pictures

Jenna Lee is an Oahu wedding photographer also specializing in family portraits and other special events in the surrounding area. Her studio has been awarded as a Top 20 Wedding Photographers in Hawaii and WeddingWire's Couples' Choice Award for 2015. The team of creative professionals uses different lenses, scenery, and lighting to create their artistic angle on photography.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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Jenna Leigh Photography

Named after the photographer herself, Jenna Leigh Photography has been photographing weddings since 2009. Her years of experience help her capture timeless moments by moving the client into the best light and editing the images to create minor retouches. The photographer calls her photography style a "fly on the wall approach" to help get all of the natural, unstaged moments that might be overlooked with a set shot list.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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Jolene Kaneshige Photography

Jolene Kaneshige Photography is a studio doing wedding photography for clients around the Honolulu metro area. This studio does weddings in a variety of formats. It offers simple beach wedding setups as well as neighbor island destination options. It also photographs couple's getaways for intimate candid portraits of the bride and groom. Clients can purchase add-on services that add conveniences like pick-up and drop-off services as well as full videography services. Jolene Kaneshige Photography offers packages for non-destination weddings too.

Honolulu, HI 96828

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Julie Ann Call Photography~ Hawaii

Julie Ann Call Photography provides services throughout Hawaii and is located on Oahu. As an experienced photographer for more than 20 years, Julie's work has taken her to France, Italy, Ireland, Greece, Mexico, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Indonesia, and Central America. With a background in education and counseling, Julie has extensive experience in working with children and families throughout the United States. Julie takes great care in listening to her clients and getting to know them. As the sole proprietor, She has been awarded Bride's Choice Awards consistently since 2012 as well as the Knot's Hall of Fame.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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Just B Photo

Just B Photo specializes in photographing Oahu weddings, engagements, and bridal sessions. The lead photographer considers herself a "hybrid" shooter because she uses both digital and film cameras during her sessions. Clients have the option of purchasing 2-hour sessions or all-day coverage to make sure not a moment is missed from the wedding.

Haleiwa, HI 96813

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Karsten Photography

The head photographer at Karsten Photography has nearly a decade of professional experience photographing weddings in Oahu and the surround islands. The studio also specializes in family, newborn, and modeling portraits.

Aiea, HI 96813

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Kauakea Winston Photos

Kauakea Winston Photos uses a relaxed photojournalistic style when photographing weddings, families, and individual portraits. The Honolulu wedding photographer has been a state resident for over 30 years and knows the best locations for any photo shoot.

Kailua, HI 96813

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LucieXYZ Photography

LucieXYZ began as a small photography business has transformed into one that has become well-known in various parts of Hawaii. The studio has had photo shoots published in Ceremony Magazine, on Ceremony Magazine's blog, on Hawaii's OC16 channel, and as the primary photographer for the cover of a book.

Kaneohe, HI 96813

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Nicasello Photography

Founded in 2008, Nicasello Photography has documented weddings in Hawaii and destinations around the world. Along with being a premier wedding photography studio, Nicasello Photography also captures moments from special events, concerts, and travels. Some of their past clients include Alaskan Airlines Magazine, Make-a-Wish, and the 12th Annual Festival of Pacific Arts.

Waimanalo, HI 96813

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One Moment Hawaii

One Moment Hawaii in Honolulu offers wedding photography services for couples throughout the local area. The company staffs a media crew of three to five professionals for every event, ensuring that the special moments of each wedding and the events surrounding it are captured. This unified photography team also offers drone and videography for video capture of milestone moments. Local and destination sessions area available, and the business offers several package bundles based on clients' budgets.

2552 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815

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Rachel Robertson Photography

Rachel Robertson Photography has been photographing weddings, engagements, and family portraits for more than a decade. She has won many awards, including the Two Bright Lights' Editor's Choice Award, WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards, WeddingWire Bride's Choice Award, and the Knot's Best of Weddings Awards. Her work has been published in several magazines, including the Knot, Pacific Weddings and Hawaii Bride and Groom.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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Rae Marshall Photography

Rae Marshall Photography is a wedding and portrait photographer based in Oahu, Hawaii. Photographer Rae Marshall has photographed thousands of couples and has assisted them in creating wedding, maternity, couple, family, and bridal party portraits for more than 10 years. Photography sessions feature a mix of posed photos as well as candid and unplanned images. She offers bridal couples personalized albums that tell the story of the wedding day from the first preparations to leaving the reception.

2221 Bancroft Dr
Kailua, HI 96734

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Right Frame Photography

The lead wedding photographer for Right Frame Photography uses artful imagery to capture every moment in stunning fashion. Along with wedding portraits, the studio also photographs "trash the dress," engagement, senior, maternity, and family portraits. WeddingWire awarded Right Frame Photography with the Couples' Choice Awards in both 2014 and 2015, and they have also been featured The Knot and Martha Stewart's Weddings.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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Sky and Reef Photography

Sky and Reef Photography is a photography studio based in Oahu, Hawaii. Photographer Tara has offered wedding, drone, engagement, destination, family, and honeymoon photography since 2017. She focuses on a mixture of candid and posed photographs, using expert lighting as well as a creative and artistic style. The studio offers aerial photography that takes advantage of Hawaii's landscape of mountains, turquoise waters, and beaches found in popular destinations including Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Big Island.

1091 Kelou Dr
Kailua, HI 96734

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Studio 3511 Photography

Studio 3511 Photography is a member of the Oahu Wedding Association and has worked with a variety of companies, including Yoga Hawaii, the Contemporary Museum, and Pacific Edge Magazine. They are highly rated on WeddingWire for their wedding portfolio, but also take family portraits, seniors photos, maternity and newborn portraits. They have also been featured on Lucy Dylan Weddings and Let the Kids Dress Themselves.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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Tales of Light Photography

Tales of Light Photography is a Honolulu-based wedding photography service owned by Mari Maffioli. Mari is a destination wedding photographer who creates tailored wedding collections and believes in creating memorable organic moments. Part of her creative process is interviewing the clients before the event to better understand their vision. Her packages include location scouting and planning, a digital wedding or elopement handbook, and retouching and editing. She also handles portraits, maternity shoots, and coverage for other events.

Honolulu, HI 96826

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Theel Wedding Productions

Theel Wedding Photographers offers wedding photography services to clients in Honolulu. This company is managed by a husband-and-wife pair of photographers named Ari and Brody. These photographers are passionate about capturing moments that couples can cherish for years. They work closely with clients to have a better understanding of their vision. They also mix authentic and adventurous takes into their final products. Clients can expect their photos to arrive within 30 business days.

1020 Kakala St #1408
kapolei, HI 96707

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Vanessa Hicks Photography

Vanessa Hicks Photography is a portrait and wedding photography studio that serves Honolulu and all Hawaiian islands. Vanessa, the owner and operator of the studio, offers family, maternity, and senior portrait services, as well as wedding, engagement and elopement photography. The studio works with clients to customize the perfect photography package, and all packages include an online photo gallery for sharing. Vanessa's work has been seen on the Today Show, Fox News, CNN, ABC, People, Bridal Guide, and Southern Weddings and she earned the 2017 Editors Choice Award from Two Bright Lights.

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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VIVIDfotos

VIVIDfotos has been a member of the Wedding Photography Association since 2014, and are part of the Oahu Wedding Association. The studio is known for its fine art photography style, and for using post-processing to create artfully crafted images that are unique and memorable. VIVIDfotos was awarded the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award in 2015.

Pearl City, HI 96813

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Vivir Photography

Vivir Photography's main goal is to highlight the unfiltered joy that occurs during a wedding. The lead photographer has 15 years of experience and began the early years of his career working on the sets of professional studios for companies like Progressive and Nestle. Each package includes up to ten hours of coverage, two photographers, a consultation session, and an online gallery.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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Éclat Photography

Éclat Photography will bring to light those spontaneous moments the happy couple will want to remember. The journalistic style used by the photographer has helped him capture many couples' love stories on their special day. A cinematographer is also available to create wedding videos and customized wedding packages are available.

Honolulu, HI 96813

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