GETAWAY IN SCOTTSDALE | ARIZONA TRAVEL GUIDE Just outside of Pheonix, the smaller suburb of Scottsdale is a dessert gem! Though I live in Hawaii, I spent winter of 2021/2022 in my hometown in Minnesota, and after 2+ months of frigid temps, I needed a quick and easy warm-weather pick-me-up. Scottsdale was a great place […]

Getaway in Scottsdale, Arizona

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Hawaii is so much more than just pretty beaches! Of course, we have literally have hundreds of those, and I can recommend the best spots for photography, but if you want to do something a little bit different, or an addition to the more traditional beach backdrop, here are some unique Oahu elopement ideas: 1. […]

Unique Ideas for your Oahu Elopement

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I’m so in love with Fiona and Jimmy’s incredible Oahu sunrise elopement! This Chicago couple (who met abroad in Singapore!) had to alter their original wedding plans due to Covid, and though they still legally married, they never got a chance to get their dream photos. They decided to get all dressed up and finally […]

Makapu’u sunrise elopement with Fiona & Jimmy

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OAHU NORTH SHORE ELOPEMENT From the moment we began emailing, I was already anxiously awaiting Ashley & Jacob’s big day! They told me they decided to elope because they wanted to be 100% vulnerable and not hide any emotion. Talk about dream clients! Give me all the pretty backdrops, and bouquets, and dresses and details, but […]

Ashley & Jacob | North Shore Elopement

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Oahu North Shore Elopement by Laura Ivanova Photography