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This little girl knew what she wanted. With her eyes on the prize and a look of determination, she dove into that beautiful pink and purple cake. It was like she had been waiting her entire 12-month life for this moment. I couldn’t help but chuckle as this sweet little girl took one tasty bite […]

First Birthday Cake Smash Photographer | Little Holly

October 11, 2018


First Birthday Cake Smash Photographer

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The Chee/Tran family made their way to from the Bay area to visit Oahu just a few short weeks ago. Their handsome little boy had not had a beach experience quite yet, so what better of a place to spend their summer! This sweet family was such a joy to be around, and I had […]

Aulani Family Destination Photographer | Soaking-Up the Sun

July 27, 2018


Aulani Family Destination Photographer

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If there is one thing all parents agree on it’s that children grow up way too quickly. The first year is full of milestones and changes and endless “firsts”. One day you’re welcoming a new baby home and the next you’re welcoming guests in to celebrate their birthday. And on the cycle continues every year […]

Oahu First Birthday Studio Photographer | Baby Peyton is One!

July 14, 2018

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Oahu First Birthday Studio Photographer

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Jadalynn is just the sweetest little girl, and I was so excited to get to have her in my studio! Mom wanted to do the add-on portrait session with the cake smash, so we had plenty of extra time together to warm up and get her to come out of her shell. It took a […]

Jadalynn is One! | Honolulu One Year Photos | Haole Girl

August 11, 2015

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Baby Evelyn came to me to celebrate her first birthday with a cake smash, and cute little Evelyn definitely had her own ideas about how she wanted the session to go! Mom had this beautiful cake made—the cutest little petite cake ever!—at Cake Works in Honolulu. What a splendid cake they created just for Evelyn—and […]

Evelyn is One! | Honolulu Cake Smash Photographer | Haole Girl

February 19, 2015

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