Oahu | Photo shoot giveaway

It's GIVEAWAY time!

We will be in Oahu from March 5 - 9th and would love a chance to capture a family or couple session.

How to enter: To enter please go over to our IG https://www.instagram.com/shadowinglights

If you know anyone on the island, tag them on our IG giveaway post!
1. Follow me @shadowinglights
2. like the giveaway post
3. tag friends who are in or around Oahu who you think should win
One tag is one entry. The more people you tag, the more entries you have!

The winner receives ~
A 1.5 hour lifestyle family or couple's session on Oahu at golden hour. Location will be agreed upon. Online gallery of edited images provided as well as 30 high res images to keep with printing rights.

Caveat:
Winning family or couple must already be on the island of Oahu during the dates of March 5th through March 9th for the photo shoot. This is for the photo shoot only and does not include any travel, flights or accommodation to Oahu. Family members are for immediate family only, up to 5 family members. For more info please visit my site.
 

Looking forward to it!

30 Days of Indie

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To celebrate my new website and branding, i thought it was time to actually start blogging ... or rather journaling (that sound so much better and less scary to me) I have so much to catch up on, its quite ridiculous. With the new year and my little inward promise to myself to capture more of my own family, because honestly you really don't know what you missed until you look back on your own photographs and wish you had taken more...more ... more.  Memory fades, this cant be helped. These photographs and little images of time help me remember, even down to the weather and the smells. So, my first blog/journal on my new site is of a project i got involved with last year. One month of daily documentary photography. This is Indies month from May 2016. She was toothless, it was adorable those teeth have already grown in. it feels like yesterday. Time moves so fast for these little ones as we go about our daily adult lives. 

Cathrine + Trevor | Lifestyle Engagement Session

Here is a little something i don't do too often...... In home lifestyle engagement sessions, and i love them with all the challenges they bring. I was so happy to spend some time getting to know Cathrine + Trevor before their wedding day at Allied Arts Guild in Palo Alto.  All the way from .. and representing Michigan, now settled in California with their two cat babies Dante + Kitten.  Here are a few of my favorite images from the session.

Melissa + Jared | Married |Mankas Country Gardens

This had to be one of my best first look experiences. The tears streamed, it was beautiful. What a beautiful day filled with so much love and emotion. I also loved this gem tucked away in Suisun Valley. Between the Blue Victorian and Mankas Gardens there is so much to capture.

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Alli + Jeff | Married | Mann Family Farm, Bolinas CA

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My favorite spring equinox to date! These guys know how to throw a great wedding celebration, bringing together everything that they love. After a fun and touching ceremony guest found their way to dinner tables named after music festivals the Bride + Groom have enjoyed together, a fantastic band (Dustbowl Revival) to bring everyone onto the dance floor for a great party vibe, close friends and family, a truly beautiful day.

Venue :: Mann Family Farm - Bolinas California

Brides Dress :: Rue de Seine

Shoes :: Sundance

Hair :: Megan Murphy

Makeup :: Audrey Crandell

Catering :: Fork Full of Earth

Band :: Dustbowl Revival

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