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Emily + Gershom | Maui Tropical Plantation House

Emily & Gershom's Hawai'i summer wedding at the Maui Tropical Plantation House. Photography by Matthew Nall & Madelynne Nehl of Maui Creative Photography.

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Emily & Gershom's Hawai'i summer wedding at the Maui Tropical Plantation House. Photography by Matthew Nall & Madelynne Nehl of Maui Creative Photography.Emily & Gershom's Hawai'i summer wedding at the Maui Tropical Plantation House. Photography by Matthew Nall & Madelynne Nehl of Maui Creative Photography.Emily & Gershom's Hawai'i summer wedding at the Maui Tropical Plantation House. Photography by Matthew Nall & Madelynne Nehl of Maui Creative Photography.Maui-Tropical-Plantation-Wedding-008Maui-Tropical-Plantation-Wedding-009Maui-Tropical-Plantation-Wedding-010Maui-Tropical-Plantation-Wedding-011Maui-Tropical-Plantation-Wedding-012Maui-Tropical-Plantation-Wedding-013


Jennifer + Sean | Elegant Olowalu Wedding

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Venue: Olowalu Plantation House

Coordination: Maui’s Angel’s Weddings

Officiant: Ernest Pua’a

Catering: Food for the Soul

Bar Services: Garnish

Cake: Cake Fanatics

Floral Design & Planning: Maui’s Angels

Lighting: Inspiration Events Hawaii

Rentals: Paradise Event Rentals

Napkins & Linens: Winters Events

Signage: Miss B Calligraphy

DJ: DJ Del Sol

Video: Ohana Films

Hair & Makeup: I am U’i


Lisa & Jeremy | Olowalu Destination Wedding

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Coordination & Catering: Food for the Soul

Florist: Valerie Spalding

Desserts: Cravings

Photographers: Maui Creative Photography

Entertainment: Manutea Nui E


A Makena Cove Beach Wedding | Winnie + Justin

Newlywed couple embracing in kiss while purple orchids float down around them.

Winnie and Justin dreamt up an intimate beach wedding surrounded by friends and family. They considered several places and finally settled on Makena Cove (Maui) as the location of this special ceremony. Shortly after making this decision they began researching wedding photographers. From our first conversation, their enthusiasm and passion was evident. They both loved photography and had lots of questions regarding our gear, our approach and delivery options. A couple emails and a phone call later, they asked us to be their photographers 🙂 We were, of course, honored and thrilled.

For this quaint wedding, we settled on three hours of photography coverage. We began with the bride and groom at their vacation rental. Here we captured some candid ‘getting ready photos’, details of the wedding items and bridal portraits before traveling to the ceremony site. Once at the beach, we met with Rev. Laki Ka’ahumanu who guided everyone into a beautiful, heartfelt, and (at times) humorous wedding ceremony.

After the ‘I do’s” with the ocean lapping up at their feet, everyone celebrated the newlyweds and we moved into family/group photos. In the backdrop, neighbor islands Lanai, Kahoʻolawe and Molokini created a stunning scene. Then, it was time to part ways with family and friends, who said their blessings and departed for the restaurant. The sun was approaching the sea, and it was time to get into our Bride and Groom Portrait Session. 

We had photographed well past sunset, into the moody deep blues and purples of twilight, when it was time for the bride and groom to head off to dinner with their guests. Smiles and heartfelt thanks reverberated as we said our goodbyes – A beautiful day for this beautiful couple. Mahalo, and congratulations to Winnie and Justin!

Photograph on left is wedding rings styled on a green palm with pink edging. Photo on right is bride's lace detailed wedding dress hung in front of a large window.

Bride's accessories styled on a wooden table with white orchids: jeweled wedding sash, matching pearl and diamond earrings and bracelet and cream colored suede wedges with tan leather straps.Black and white photograph of groom looking in mirror and finishing up the final touches as he gets dressed for his big day.Black and white photograph on left is close up of the lace details of bride's wedding dress. Photo on right is detail shot of grooms tan leather shoes with white edging and laces.Photograph on left is bride holding up her wedding dress as her mother and bridesmaid begin to lace up her corset back gown. Black and white image on right: Bride catching her reflection in small mirror asBlack and white photograph showing the long lace detailed train of bride's wedding gown as she gets dressed for her big day.Bridesmaid helps the bride put on her shoes as her mother adjusts and inspects the back of the wedding dress.Photograph on left: Bride looking down and smiling at her colorful bouquet of purple and white orchids and pink roses. Photo on right: Guests prepare the beach ceremony site by laying out purple orchid leis into a circle in the sand.Groom's feet as he stands in the sand in a circle of purple orchid leis awaiting his bride.Beach wedding ceremony at Makena Cove on Maui officiated by Laki Ka'ahumanuBlack and white photograph of couple holding hands during wedding ceremony.Officiant Laki Ka'ahumanu singing and playing the ukulele while newlywed couple have their first dance.Newlywed couple embracing in kiss while purple orchids float down around them.Photograph on right: Newlyweds standing together on lava rock at Makena Cove with water splashing around them. Photograph on left: Couple embrace each other after completing their marriage vows.Newlyweds stand together on lava rocks reaching into the ocean at Makena Cove while Maui shows off her beautiful array of sunset colors.Photograph on right: Newlyweds standing forehead to forehead feeling the Aloha, or breath of life. Photograph on left: Couple standing together on lava cliff with the ocean swirling around them at Makena Cove.

After receiving their photography, Winnie and Justin left some very kind words on our Wedding Wire review page:

“My wife and I did a lot of research into photographers in Maui most of whom had a longer history than Maui Creative Photography. Despite this, we decided to go with Maui Creative because of some of the recent glowing reviews, and it was one of the best decisions we made… These guys were truly great, and I couldn’t have imagined anyone else been our photographers for our wedding.”

Ceremony Location: Makena Cove – Maui, Hawai’i

Hair & Makeup: Adiel Sneary –  Salon 253

Flowers: Shari Pierson – Maui Sunset Florals

Officiant: Laki Ka’ahumanu

Photography: Maui Creative Photography


Birds of Paradise: The Maui Wedding of Shannon and Robert

These two are just about the sweetest couple you could ever meet! We first photographed them at our pre-wedding photo session on Maui’s youngest lava flow (La Perouse); It was a beautiful spring day with wildflowers blooming out of the black lava rock and butterflies buzzing about. The sunset was vibrant and colorful, and small surf made it possible to enter the water and capture an absolutely gorgeous portrait with a sky-meets-sea backdrop.

A couple days later we photographed their wedding at Wailea’s Marriott Beach Resort. It was a perfect day for a beach wedding and the resort property provided us with stunning settings for portraiture, details and getting ready photographs. Their theme was “Birds of Paradise” (Shannon’s favorite flower), all the floral arrangements were created by Maui’s top florist, Dellables. The entire day was magic… full of beauty and love – A special day for a special couple. Congratulations to Shannon and Robert!

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(The Keepsake Box: Includes (100) Photographer Select Prints, A Flash Drive containing High Resolution Files and a Custom Designed Wooden Engraved Box.)


Splash! – eSession with Winnie and Justin

Maui Creative Photography

Type: Engagement Photography Session
Location: Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, USA
Photograph: Matthew Laine Nall, Maui Creative Photography


eSession: Carolina + James

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Mei + Frank’s Wedding Day

It was a beautiful day for a wedding on Maui’s south shore; Mei was getting ready in her ocean side suite, while Frank changed into his traditional Scottish kilt and garb. That afternoon, surrounded by their friends and family, our bride and groom exchanged vows and united in marriage on an intimate sandy beach. In between the wedding events we snuck away for a fun, hour-long portrait session and explored Kihei’s coastline during sunset. The reception to follow was filled with delicious food, drinks, hula lessons, fire dancing, karaoke and lots of laughter – A perfect Maui wedding for the perfect couple. Congratulations to Mei and Frank!!

These are some of our favorite photos from their wedding day….

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Photography: Maui Creative Photography

Venue: Aston Maui Lu

Flowers: Kihei-Wailea Flowers by Cora

Hair & Makeup: Pam & Jensen of Orchid Salon

Cake: Marie Audant of Maui Cake Store

DJ: Bruce Sandler of Village Audio & Lighting

Entertainment: Manutea Nui E

Wedding Favors: Etchythings (by the bride)

Scottish Kilt: Heritage of Scotland

Wedding Dress: Tailored by DesignbySafa


“Lucky I’m in Love With My Best Friend” | The Wedding of Chi & Alex

You couldn’t meet a sweeter couple than this bride and groom – their love for one another is absolutely radiant. And so it was fitting that they would be married on such a warm and beautiful afternoon at Maui’s Makena Beach Resort. The spectacular scene was coordinated by The Perfect Wedding: Chi and Alex exchanged rings and I do’s between their guests and the the waters of the Alalakeiki Channel, incredible flower arrangements (created by Dellables) adorned the aisle and alter, and an acoustic ukulele player strummed serene songs.  We felt so honored to be part of this special day. In addition to the wedding photography, we have included photographs from a pre-wedding engagement session and bride+groom sunset session. Enjoy and please feel free to leave your comments below ~ Mahalo.

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Congratulations to Chi and Alex! We wish you a lifetime of happiness together. Aloha nui loa.

Category: Engagement Session and Wedding Photography
Locations: Iao Valley, Makena Beach Resort, Makena Cove/Secret Beach
Photographs (c) 2013, Maui Creative Photography


Maui Wedding Photography | Daniella + Chris

Where do you find the love of your life? For Daniella and Chris it was when they happened to step onto the same elevator. Now fast-forward to a beautiful afternoon on the south shore of Maui – their wedding day. An intimate group of family and friends were present as they exchanged vows. Surrounded by palm trees swaying in the trade winds and the sun glistening on warm Hawaiian waters, Dani and Chris confirmed what began back in that Canadian elevator all those years ago. On May 16th they became husband and wife, and we were there with our cameras to capture this beautiful day in photographs.

The Wedding of Dani & Chris by Maui Creative Photography

The Wedding of Dani & Chris by Maui Creative Photography

The Wedding of Dani & Chris by Maui Creative Photography

The Wedding of Dani & Chris by Maui Creative Photography

The Wedding of Dani & Chris by Maui Creative Photography

The Wedding of Dani & Chris by Maui Creative Photography

The Wedding of Dani & Chris by Maui Creative Photography

A big CONGRATULATIONS to Daniella and Chris; and MAHALO for inviting us to photograph your wedding day. It was an honor. We wish you both the very best!

Wedding Photography by: Maui Creative Photography
Location: Kihei, Maui, Hawaii
Venue: Private Estate


Lahaina Love – The Wedding of Mike & Kim

The historic Lahaina Town is special place for Mike and Kim. Not only is it the location of their wedding day, but it is also the very place that they met over 12 years ago.  At that time, Kim was living on Maui and waitressing in the small beach town.  Mike was vacationing with his family, and happened to be seated in Kim’s section of the restaurant one night.  The rest is history.  They had their first date here, and to make this place even more special, Mike later proposed on the beach down the street.

On May 11th, they came back with family and friends to continue their relationship with Lahaina.  This time it was to exchange vows on the same shoreline that had been so significant to their lives.  There were some tears, lots of laughter, extraordinary floral arrangements and an outrageous sunset.  We were there with our cameras to photograph this momentous occasion and want to express our gratitude and congratulations to this incredible couple.

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Wedding Photography by: Maui Creative Photography

Videography: Cinemaui Studio

Coordination:  Bliss Wedding Design & Spectacular Events

Venue: Lahaina Shores Beach Resort

Florals: Ku O Lani Floral + Design

Officiant: Laki Ka’ahumanu

Reception/Catering: I’o Restaurant