north shore oahu family photos

The North Shore on Oahu is an iconic spot for your Hawaii vacation. This beautiful family rented a beach house in Haliewa for a month in the summer and wanted some family photos to remember their trip by. I LOVE photographing Oahu vacationers. It makes me feel like I’m on vacation as well! When you […]

Oahu Family, Couple, & Proposal Photographer Twenty – nineteen was an incredible year for this Oahu Portrait Photographer! I shot A LOT of sessions all over the island. Secret Beach in Kapolei, Waialae Beach Park in Honolulu, and Makapu’u Beach Park on the east-side of the island are some of my favorite Oahu portrait session […]

A Post-Wedding Shoot and Holiday Card Photo Session This adorable couple’s session in Kapolei was my second time photographing Holly and Jeremiah! I first met them for their engagement session last year (you can view that session, HERE). Since then, they got married in Holly’s home state of Michigan and came back to Oahu for […]

Best Photo Locations on Oahu

The Best Places to Take Photos on Oahu! You may be asking yourself, “I’m vacationing to Honolulu, where are the best places to take pictures on Oahu?” I’ve lived and photographed here for almost 2 years and I have a small and incredible list of photo locations on Oahu to share with you. I love […]

Adorable family playing on the beach on Oahu

The Coleman Family, A Playful Family Photo Session on Oahu Oahu has a huge military presence and its always so great for me to meet other people stationed here. My husband is in the Navy and I LUCKED OUT with his orders to Oahu. Seriously. There is no better place to get married and be […]

makapu'u beach family photos

A beautiful family photo session at Makapu’u Beach Park, Oahu Hawaii Makapu’u Beach Park is one of my favorite locations for extended family photos. For starters, there is plenty of space to fit all your family members and room to play! In the evenings, the light is gorgeous and even. That means when posing large […]

oahu family photographer

The Peterson Family’s Family Photos at the Hale Koa Hotel in Waikiki When you get an email for a family session with two parents and eight kids you can’t help it but do a double take. But the Peterson Family was a fun bunch of adults-only vacationers celebrating Mom and Dad’s 50th wedding anniversary. After […]

KoOlina Family Photos

Vacation Family Photos in KoOlina The Chesley Family reached out to me about photographing them on their vacation to Oahu! They were staying in KoOlina which is a really beautiful spot for pictures. I only ever shoot there at sunrise due to the crowds and the way the light hits the beaches at other times […]

Oahu Family Photos

The Wang Family’s Makapu’u Beach Family Photos Yvonne contacted me about getting some photos taken during their big family vacation in Hawaii! Her dad was celebrating his 70th birthday and they all traveled from the San Francisco area to enjoy Oahu and each other. I loved this family! The three daughters married 3 men who […]

oahu wedding photographer

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 […]