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Best Kauai Photographers
Compare vacation photographer portfolios, read customer reviews, and check availability for your dates. No credit card required. All photographers are handpicked and vetted by our team for quality, style, and skill. Make sure to check availability early so your dates don’t get booked up! Can’t pick your favorite for a Kauai photoshoot? Check who is available for your travel dates.
Hire a photographer who knows all the best photo spots for a Kauai beach mini-session, whether it’s on the porch of your vacation rental, on the beach, or on the trail. Below are all of our top Kauai photographers.
Best Photoshoot Spots in Kauai
Kauai, Hawaii, often referred to as the "Garden Isle," is a photographer's paradise, offering a diverse array of visual splendors. This lush and volcanic island is characterized by its dramatic sea cliffs, dense rainforests, cascading waterfalls, and pristine beaches, all of which provide endless opportunities for photography. The Napali Coast's rugged beauty, Waimea Canyon's grandeur, and the picturesque Hanalei Bay are perfect for capturing the essence of the island's landscapes. Photographers can also immerse themselves in the island's rich cultural heritage, documenting traditional hula dances and vibrant luaus. Kauai's natural beauty, combined with its unique culture and warm Aloha spirit, creates a captivating canvas for photographers seeking to frame the diverse and mesmerizing allure of Hawaii.
So happy with the experience!-Wid & LizView Photographer profile
Kazumi was a fantastic photographer. She has a great eye for composition and does a great job giving direction. She helped us stage and photograph a newborn and a 3.5-year-old on a beach - no small feat. The photos are stunning, and the editing looks very natural. Highly recommended!-BrentView Photographer profile
Had to book a last-minute proposal shoot in Kauai due to a change in travel plans. Matched with Elijah, and he was awesome! Gave me a ton of location recommendations and worked with me to make sure the proposal was a surprise.
Pictures came out amazing, and he gave us great direction on how to pose, where to stand, etc. He even got a few aerial shots for us. Also suggested a few local spots to celebrate, which were fantastic.
Highly recommend for any photoshoot you have planned on the island!-EvanView Photographer profile
I can’t say enough great things about Kazumi. Kazumi is a professional who feels like a friend. She made my fiancé and me so comfortable in front of the camera, which is no small task. She gave the perfect amount of direction while still allowing the shoot to feel true to us.
And the photos, I mean, wow. A friend of mine said the photos looked like they were taken out of a fairy tale, and they do! Could not be happier with this experience, and it’s all thanks to Kazumi!-GabrielleView Photographer profile
Kazumi did a wonderful job on our honeymoon photoshoot! She was so professional, kind, and efficient. We ended up at the wrong location (our fault and not through any fault of Kazumi's, her communication was excellent throughout), but she still managed to get a ton of awesome pictures during the shorter timeframe. Would highly recommend her!-AimeeView Photographer profile
Our photo session with Kazumi was amazing! She was very responsive and reliable. During the photo session, she had great energy and worked well with our kids and the grandparents. We loved the final photos. She knew how to use the light and surroundings well, making us feel at ease. Would highly recommend her!-ChristinaView Photographer profile
Kazumi did an amazing job with our photo shoot . It was out 20th anniversary. She was very friendly gave us options, location inspirations , helped us pose naturally and captured those precious moments that we can cherish forever.-SharonView Photographer profile
I’m so grateful I was able to connect with Kazumi! She was so kind and very easy to work with.
Despite having family photos done multiple times a year, I still feel very uncomfortable in front of a camera, but Kazumi directed us, and our photos still look so in the moment rather than like posed portraits.
She was a joy to work with, and her edits are just stunning. I highly recommend Kazumi, and hope to work with her again if we come back to Kauai.-MelanieView Photographer profile
Gabrielle was a great choice for our shoot. She is kind, personable, flexible and gave great direction.-GingerView Photographer profile
We could not be more pleased with the entire experience with Kazumi.
Communication was quick and easy.The turnaround time was prompt! Kazumi is PHENOMENAL.
We had a large group, including fussy babies, and she was a blast. We don’t have much experience as a family with photography. She was fast and gave wonderful directions.
The location was beautiful, and we had such a fun time together as a family for the length of the shoot.
I could not recommend Kazumi highly enough. We will cherish these gorgeous photos forever. Thank you.-ClaireView Photographer profile
Kauai Photoshoot Prices
From Kauai photographer mini-sessions to two-hour family photoshoots, enjoy flat pricing across all the islands & cities. After you check out of your rental and you are back home, these photos will be cherished souvenirs for years to come. Capture authentic family memories with Kauai beach photography!
What's included in my photoshoot package?
Peace of Mind
Choose from vetted and highly rated personal photographers. Hassle-free booking and a travel-friendly refund policy.
Receive your gallery within 5 business days of your photoshoot, but usually sooner! Download your choice of 15, 30, 45 or 60 digital photos depending on your shoot package.
Expert Photo Editing
All photography is edited for light, color, & sharpness to make your vacation photos gorgeous. Advanced beauty edits are available for purchase.
Your personal photographer also acts as an informal tour guide with all the best photography spots and local secrets for what to see, eat, & do in town.
Turn your digital photos into cherished travel prints & wall art! Use our printing partners and get FREE SHIPPING - as low as $1 USD for 4×6 luster prints.
Frequently Asked Questions
Prices vary by city, ensuring you the best rates according to the local market. Choose between photography packages that range from 30 minutes up to 2 hours. The high-resolution photos are professionally edited and delivered by email in a private online gallery within 5 business days. See pricing for your destination here.
Check your dates, and then you'll be notified by email which photographers are available. Book your date and then your local professional photographer will work with you to go over all the best photography spots, when the best light will be, and how to beat the crowds to capture magical moments without tons of other tourists in the background. Local Lens vacation photographers are handpicked artists for quality, style, & skill. Not only will they take amazing photos, but they will edit them to be beautiful photo souvenirs you’ll treasure for years to come.
All photos are professionally edited for vibrance and composition and delivered in a private online gallery where you can download your favorite photos in high-resolution jpg format. Additional files and high-quality prints from our professional partner labs are also available for purchase. You should receive an email with your photography gallery link within five business days.
Our Past Kauai Photoshoots
As the ultimate family destination in the Pacific, your vacation to Kauai is a perfect opportunity for family portraits or mini-session photography on the beach. Gorgeous beaches, charming local hangouts, endless rows of shopping, a thriving culinary scene, and endless nature trails provide something for every member of the family. Once you’ve been, you’ll understand why it is a tradition for families to visit year after year, and you’ll make it a tradition yourself!
Consider your local photographer a friendly private guide! Explore the city while capturing beautiful photos at the best photography spots. Below are some of our previous sessions that captured romantic getaways, family portraits, engagement photos, bachelorette parties, honeymoons, anniversaries, and surprise proposals!