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

elopements, for clients

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


Oahu North Shore Elopement by Laura Ivanova Photography

HAWAII FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER Gahhh! I just love this little family! Megan is a fellow film photographer based in San Jose, California and her work is incredible. Seriously incredible. We originally met when I photographed her family back in 2019, while they were vacationing here on Oahu! Lucky for me, they come often, as the kids’ […]

The Kawahara Family at Kailua Beach


KAILUA FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER Meet the Kawaharas, officially my very first repeat clients on Oahu!! I originally met this sweet little family back in fall of 2019, when Lillie was just five months old! You can see their family session here. Now’s she’s almost two and… going to be a big sister soon! They’re expecting baby number […]

Josh, Lauren, Lillie and Baby | Family Session at Kailua Beach