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Yukiko and Akito’s Wedding Portraits Yukiko and Akito traveled to Oahu all the way from Japan to have their wedding photos taken at Makapu’u Beach Park. I was honored they chose me to be the one to spend the afternoon with them on such a special day. This couple was already legally married in their […]

Elopement Advice from an Oahu Wedding Photographer So, you are thinking about eloping on Oahu! The picture of a “traditional wedding” is all around us: on Instagram, Pinterest, our friends experiences… but you can still have a heartfelt and gorgeous wedding day without going the “traditional” route. I’ve shot weddings with 0 guests and weddings […]

Oahu Hawaii is one of the most sought after destination wedding locations in the world. And it’s very easy to see why. Oahu has great weather all year long and each part of the island is very unique. Do you want a hotel wedding in the city? Oahu has you covered. Do you want a […]

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Ayumi and Tony get married with their favorite people in an intimate North Shore wedding! I was so happy to photograph this beautiful, intimate North Shore wedding day. As a wedding photographer I’ve seen weddings done so many ways. Some couples want the big tent, live band, wait staff, and after party. Other couples opt […]

Oahu Elopement Photographer

Stephanie and Dominic’s Destination Wedding on Oahu! I absolutely loved photographing Stephanie and Dominic’s elopement at Waimanalo Bay Beach Park. This gorgeous Australian couple flew all the way from their home country to Hawaii and entrusted Simply Eloped to plan their big day. Everything was stunning! Elopements are just as special as big wedding days […]

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A “Just the Two of Us” Elopement on Oahu’s West-Side Lauren and Mark’s morning elopement on Oahu was a stunner. They entrusted Simply Eloped Hawaii with their wedding plans and everything turned out perfectly. Oahu’s West-Side is typically very sunny, but we lucked out with the perfect amount of cloud cover for their ceremony. I […]

Oahu Elopement Photos

Tonya and Jocci’s Elopement at Waimanalo Bay Beach Park Waimanalo Bay Beach Park is one of my favorite places to shoot at on Oahu! I knew it would be the perfect spot for Tonya and Jocci’s elopement. I met them through Simply Eloped and there is something so special about couples who ditch a traditional […]

Worried about your partner having a wrinkle free shirt on your wedding day?! We’ve got tips for you! Couples often express how worried they are about their partner showing up on time, and taking care of the small things like ironing their shirt. But they are just that, small things. There are definitely steps you […]

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Sothear and Sambath’s Surprise Elopement on Oahu Sothear and Sambath have been together for a decade! They have two beautiful daughters and their Oahu vacation was the perfect excuse to make things legal. This very special elopement was a SURPRISE for… the groom! Sothear planned every detail with the help of Simply Eloped and gave […]

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Rachel Jay: Wedding and Portrait Photographer on Oahu, Hawaii! The Copper Collective originated in San Diego, then grew with the addition of our Austin, Tx studio. If you aren’t familiar with our team, we are individual artists who choose to do the business of photography together.¬†From day one we knew the sky was the limit […]