Sunset Elopement, Relaxed & Elegant

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"When you release expectations, you are free to enjoy things for what they are instead of what you think they should be."
 -Mandy Hale.

It is an honor to guide you through one of the most magical moments in your life—the proposal. This is not just a simple snapshot in time; it is a heartfelt revelation of love and commitment, a moment that deserves to be captured with grace and soul. Let us embark on this journey together, ensuring […]

Wedding Proposals

Kauai Couples Photography, Kauai Engagement Photography, Kauai Photographer Keri Cooper, Surprise Proposals

It is never too late to have a perfect Kauai wedding. Rachel and Corey were married 10 years ago and invited me to capture their beautiful vow renewal at Shipwrecks beach. The couple renewed their vows in a circle of greenery and tropical flowers, by Rachels best friend Ariane. They were joined by friends and […]

Rachel and Corey’s Renewal Ceremony at Shipwrecks Beach 

Kauai Couples Photography, Kauai Engagement Photography, Kauai Family Photography, Kauai Photographer Keri Cooper, Kauai Wedding Photography

I’m excited to share Lynda and Rikko’s wedding photography! This couple has been together for six and a half years. Their bond was beautifully reflected in their ceremony which I’m so grateful to have been a part of! Their ceremony was an intimate beach wedding at Anini Beach. The couple was joined by their close […]

Lynda and Rikko’s Sunset Wedding at Anini Beach

Kauai Couples Photography, Kauai Elopement Photography, Kauai Photographer Keri Cooper, Kauai Wedding Photography

Makayla and Sean’s Wedding were a beautiful, bright morning ceremony on the beach of Hanalei Bay. The morning light captured this couple’s love and joy so perfectly and I’m so happy to share some of those moments! Hanalei Bay is one of my favorite places to shoot not only for its gorgeous beach, but also […]

Makayla and Sean’s Hanalei Bay Morning Ceremony 

Kauai Couples Photography, Kauai Elopement Photography, Kauai Photographer Keri Cooper, Kauai Wedding Photography

Brandon proposes to Holly in Poipu. She said yes! Andrew drops the knee in Hanalei. I’m part spy😎, part photographer📸, all 🥰heart. Call me up, we can come up with a plan that will have your sweetie thrilled when you drop that knee. You take care of the ring, I’ll take care of the rest.

Surprise Proposals

Kauai Couples Photography, Kauai Engagement Photography, Kauai Photographer Keri Cooper

WEDDING ALBUM PREVIEW Sheena & Ayana embraced the day! Even though they had their hearts set on exchanging vows in the sand, the wedding location was changed last minute to a private home with a covering in case of rain. The venue, overlooking Anini Beach is gorgeous, and they loved the new location. Fern of […]

What If It Rains On My Wedding Day?

Kauai Elopement Photography, Kauai Photographer Keri Cooper, Kauai Wedding Photography

I styled this shoot to incorporate all of my favorite things about eloping. Elopement is an intentional decision for the couple to spend their wedding day doing the activities that they love the most. When there is no agenda/ timeline there is room for surprises to happen. Leave any expectations behind allowing for freedom to […]

Epic Elopements, Kaua’i Style

Kauai Elopement Photography, Kauai Photographer Keri Cooper, Kauai Wedding Photography

With Keri Cooper To get an idea of what a family session is like with Keri check out these videos below. Family Session : morning at Kalapaki Beach Big Family Session : sunset at Keoneloa Bay aka Shipwrecks Beach Family Session : sunset at Anini Bigger Family Session : morning at Kalapaki Does this look […]

Family Photos in Kaua’i

Kauai Family Photography, Kauai Photographer Keri Cooper

One of my favorite things about being a wedding photographer in Hawaii is how many intimate weddings and elopements I get to be a part of. There’s something so pure and magical about two people alone on a beach pledging to love each other forever. Gets me every time. As everyone knows, Hawaii is one of the most beautiful destinations on the planet. This allows opportunities for breathtaking wedding photos. However, we can always do better! So I’ve put together five tips to make your small wedding or elopement more photogenic!

5 Tips To Make Your Kauai Wedding Or Elopement Even Better

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bride with flower crown hugging groom sitting in sand at beach wedding in Hawaii

lauren & kyle

"The quality of the finished product 
SURPASSED MY EXPECTATIONS.
Keri was awesome the day of the wedding, she took the initiative and was creative with her approach each time. When I look back through the album, it tells a beautiful story of our wedding."

alyssa & troy

"The work you did to make sure we got great shots and where we wanted them went far above anything we expected. It was great to have you there and for you to be so enthusiastic, especially since you were our only guest at the wedding."

genni & chris

"Keri was more than just a wedding photographer; she provided personal support on my wedding day. Her relaxed nature and sweet personality calmed me down considerably on that huge day. My husband, who is very shy, and I felt that she was both professional and personal!"

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