Stefanie and Jason's Hawaii elopement in Kapalua was casual yet beautiful. As a Maui elopement photographer, I thrive on capturing these relaxed and stress-free moments. Choosing a sunrise elopement was a genius move, as we were gifted an ideal Maui morning. Their first look was the sweetest, but you’ll have to follow along for the rest of the details!
Stefanie's initial encounter with Jason occurred when she purchased her very first car. Years later, their paths crossed again through a Facebook connection. They’ve been together ever since. Their love story reached new heights when Jason whisked Stefanie away on a dreamy helicopter ride over the iconic New York City skyline, ending with a surprise proposal at their favorite restaurant.
A RELAXED MAUI ELOPEMENT AT DT FLEMING BEACH IN KAPALUA
Stefanie and Jason's vision was about expressing their personality, style, and emotions through imagery without the need for words. With their deep love for the beach and jungle landscapes, it was clear that DT Fleming Beach was the ideal location. These two were super cool. Opting for an intimate elopement in Maui, they left their children in the hands of their grandparents. It allowed them to fully embrace the moment. Their relaxed approach and trust in my creative direction made my job a breeze, resulting in truly stunning photos. The setting of the Ritz Carlton, where they got ready and shared their first look, only added to the beauty of their day.
HOW TO SECURE A PRIVATE ELOPEMENT LOCATION
When planning your private elopement, the key is finding that hidden gem where you and your partner can exchange vows without the hustle and bustle of big crowds. There are a few clever ways to be sure you get that intimate setting you desire. First, consider off-peak times and days for your ceremony. Weekdays offer more solitude than weekends. Early mornings or late afternoons can be quiet too. Try to research lesser-known, secluded spots that might not be on the tourist radar. And don't hesitate to ask for recommendations from locals or experienced wedding planners who know the area like the back of their hand.
Whether it's a hidden beach cove, a tucked-away jungle, or a charming little chapel off the beaten path, a private elopement location is waiting.
MAUI ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | RODRIGO MORAES PHOTOGRAPHY
Although I specialize in Maui elopement and wedding photography, I'd love to travel anywhere to capture your day. If you vibe with my style and you're eager to book your elopement photographer, head to my contact form, and let's get to planning!
Planning | Elope in Hawaii
Hair and makeup | Bree Rubin
Officiant | Euta Lighsty
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