huy + bin: north shore splashes + waimea falls hawaii destination pre-wedding shoot

Weddings & Engagement
April 25, 2017

huy + bin are foodies, adventure seekers + kids at heart. they traveled with their closest friends and family to celebrate their wedding on on island.

cool, right?


i first officially met these two when i shot huy’s¬†proposal back in los angeles at the getty museum after completion of a harry potter scavenger hunt.

destinations are fun for many reasons, one of which being you are on vacation in an awesome place. we utilized this and headed up to the north shore on oahu to let loose and take some fun photos along the shore line, maybe see some turtles (which we missed this time) and then head up to visit the beautiful grounds at waimea canyon before getting an awesome lunch at one of the famous food trucks on the way back down to honolulu. they had grilled banana bread and all the veggies were made on the grounds. i mean….

this was fun for several reasons, here are several photos as proof ūüôā


i shoot destination weddings + elopements in hawaii, california + all over the world. [learn more]

Related Posts
sean + virdiana: bohemian outdoor wedding in the beverly hills canyon
Virdi and I instantly connected via the world wide web (+ Facebook) in a mutual group we were part of. Our love for Paris and french culture allowed us to share a bond way before we even started talking wedding! Virdi and her musician man are nature lovers + lead eco-friendly lives, which was something they wanted to incorporate in their day up in the Malibu Hills at Tree People. They were so clever in picking items that were reused, repurposed + environmentally responsible. Some of these details included table arrangements that were dried day-old flowers, wine from a solar powered plant in Napa, aisle arch made by their neighbor, mason ja ...
Read the Post
Robert + Lilia: Love is in the Air at the Barlow in Sebastopol
I connected with Lilia right away when in her first message she mentioned her affection for Paris and the time she lived there- I knew this would be a gal with great taste! Her and her hubby Robert wed at an outdoor ceremony at The Barlow in Sebastopol, California. Getting ready was at a vacation rental nearby in Sonoma County with a darling gardens around the property. The ceremony took place outdoors in front of a gorgeous tree where friends and family gathered on this fall day that borrowed weather from summer. The theme of the day was "Love is in The Air' and they featured light hints of hot air balloons and whimsical paper details thr ...
Read the Post
jen + ernest: outdoor winery wedding in cloverdale, california
This is very much a power couple. Originally hailing from Florida, these two packed their bags for new adventures + work prospects on the West Coast. One of those adventures included a proposal bringing us all together for this beautiful day that rain didn‚Äôt dare mess with. The setting was at the Pendleton Estate + Winery in Cloverdale where they had stayed during one of their many visits to wine country. Clinging to their mutual affinity for¬†good wine, the estate, surrounded by rolling hills + local vineyards, was a perfect setting for their visiting friends and family from all over the states.   Two best friends that had a per ...
Read the Post