Category Archives: Makapuu Beach

Makapuu beach is a favorite site for wedding photos on the eastern shore of Oahu. Makapuu beach is nestled in a cove with a mound of sand that cascades down to the ocean. The dark lava rock mountain juts out into the ocean creating a dynamic landscape for any photo session. The parking lot at this beach tends to get fairly packed on the weekend and is a much better location during the weekday for a photo shoot.

The Makapuu Lighthouse is a beacon on the coastline and looks as if it is clinging precariously towards the top of the dark rocky cliffs. This mountain has such a commanding presence of pure Hawaiian raw power and beauty at the same time. The Makapuu lighthouse lookout is also a stunning location for wedding photos and portraits.

Makapuu Beach Wedding

Joanrae and Jason’s wedding was our first of 2015 and we wanted to show off our new look and company logo with this Makapuu beach wedding. It’s hard to believe but this was their 15 year anniversary vow renewal. I know right… “did they get married when they were 5 years old? Geez!” Joanrae had always wanted a…

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Joseph Esser Photography is a fine art wedding photography studio based in Honolulu, Hawaii and available for travel worldwide. Let Joseph photograph your special day with the attention and professionalism it deserves. Joseph's fun and creative style expresses the best elements of traditional picture storytelling and modern photojournalism. We specialize in both natural light and studio light photography to give you a unique blend of soft, romantic portraits along with vibrant and colorful images. We offer complete wedding day photography services as well as modern and stylish photo booths. In 2015, we also added a photo booth onto our company's service and its been an instant hit with our clients.

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