Author Archives: nicole wise

Latia & Naji

There aren’t too many places in the world where you can get married on lava rock, but Makapu’u is one of them. This is where Latia and Naji chose to get married, and they picked a beautiful day to do it! Latia looked gorgeous in her swirly, pleated dress and Naji looked sharp in his […]

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Lyndsey & Ryan

Such a fantastic way to start the new year with a beautiful wedding at Lanikuhonua! Lyndsey and Ryan are originally from Nashville, but have been living here on Oahu on military assignment. They were both very sweet and fun to work with. Lyndsey has some of that southern grit where she wasn’t afraid to climb […]

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Storm rolling in

Unfortunately, I had a family shoot get rained out this past Sunday. However, ten minutes before it started pouring, I was able to capture this awesome sky created by the storm as it was coming right for us!  

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Catherine & Michael

So it’s your wedding day, and a half an hour before your ceremony is supposed to start you learn that there is a dead body at the beach park where you are supposed to get married! What!?! You’d be freaking out and upset, right? I know I would. However, this sweet as could be couple, […]

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Trisha & Steven

No wonder they call it ‘Magic Island’…Trisha and Steven were treated to a full, classic, Hawaiian rainbow streaking across the sky for the start of their wedding! That must be a good sign, right?! :) This happy, genuine couple was a joy to shoot. Here are some of their picture highlights!:  

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Sim & Tim

How cute are their names together! :) This happy couple got married at a beach house in Malaekahana on the North Shore last week. It was a beautiful ceremony with the signature Hawaiian wedding traditions of the blowing of the conch shell, lei exchange, sand ceremony, and ukulele tunes. I thought the flowers were fantastic, […]

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Maricel & Mike

Beach, lava rock, mountains, greenery, islands, and a lighthouse…you can’t order up much more diverse and beautiful scenery than what you can find at Makapu’u Beach. This is where Maricel and Mike tied the knot this past Tuesday. They came all the way in from New Jersey! Thankfully, the island didn’t disappoint. :)  

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Brittany & Aaron

A morning wedding! What a joyous way to start a day, huh?! Brittany and Aaron picked Lanikai Beach for their backdrop which is one of the nicest beaches on the island because of its picturesque beauty and incredibly soft sand. It was great to be there early, because we practically had the whole beach to […]

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Finn’s 1st Birthday!

A fun thing about the culture in Hawaii is that 1st birthdays are a big deal. There is a long-standing tradition of throwing big parties or luaus for one-year-olds to kick off a long and healthy life for them. The idea being that in ancient Hawaii, before there were modern medical advancements, most children didn’t […]

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Piper!

Another Ohio shoot! This time we’ve got Brad, my brother-in-law, Shauna, and baby Piper! Piper is two months old now and is such a doll. We had a lot of fun with different props, outfits, etc. Enjoy the pictures of this sweet family!   Piper was recently baptized and this is the gown that she […]

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