OAHU ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHY It was such an honor to be a part of Amy & Todd’s intimate elopement at Makapu’u Beach. The couple are lifelong residents of Oahu, and they wanted that perfect, epic spot on their home island to host a wedding ceremony with their closest family and friends. Amy didn’t want your typical, […]

Oahu Elopement Photography at Makapu’u Beach


MAKAPU’U LOOKOUT FAMILY SESSION I met beautiful Lauren, Josh, and baby Lillie through another mama I had the opportunity to photograph, Megan! Josh is Megan’s husband’s brother. In fact, there were all visiting Oahu together, and we photographed their sessions at Makapu’u Lookout and Beach, back to back. This location is a little drive from […]

The Kawahara Family | Makapu’u Lookout and Beach


OAHU BEACH FAMILY SESSION Meet the adorable Kawahara Family! Megan reached out when planning a vacation here on Oahu. Her family traveled from San Jose, California and were looking for a film photographer to capture the memories of their travels and adventures in Hawaii. Megan is a photographer herself, and it’s always humbling to get […]

The Kawahara Family | Makapu’u Beach


Hawaii family photography by Laura Ivanova

You know what I love just as much as a big fancy wedding, or a small, intimate affair with your closest family and friends? An elopement! And, Oahu (or any of the Hawaiian Islands) is the perfect place to run away! Water in every shade of blue? Pristine beaches (seriously there are so many beautiful […]

Oahu Elopement at Makapu’u Lookout


Makapu'u at sunrise by Hawaii Wedding Photographer, Laura Ivanova