**there is a slideshow at the end of this post, so don't forget to scroll down and watch!**

I absolutely love photographing destination weddings! I love that I get to go to amazing places and shoot in gorgeous scenery. I love that I get to know the couple, as well as their family and friends over a whole week or weekend, instead of just a day!

One of my favorite places to shoot is The Four Seasons on Maui in Wailea, so I was super excited when Ian and Vivien booked me to shoot their wedding at the Four Seasons in Kona! I'd never been to Kona before, and I'd heard such amazing things about this property for the longest time, so I waited with anticipation for months leading up to this one!

I started off the morning of the wedding with the boys on the golf course. The course was absolutely beautiful--pristine and picturesque all the way. I recruited Candice Brooke to come with me to this wedding, so we were given a golf cart and some loose directions and set free to roam around with the boys! They were good golfers, and so good looking in their golf shirts that Ian and Vivien had picked out for them that morning:

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A few hours later, I made my way with the golf cart to another part of the property to the villa where Vivien was getting ready. She had a beautiful dress just waiting for me to shoot:

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Not to mention a gorgeous pair of shoes!

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Vivien is a beautiful girl with or without makeup, but she was looking spectacular as the makeup artist transformed her:

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A little help with her earrings from Ian's mom on the left and her mom on the right:

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You know what they say, LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!

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Vivien beamed in an ear to ear grin all day:

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This site could not have been more perfect:

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Mr. and Mrs.!

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The light was really blue and cool after the sun went down--I love the mood of this shot:

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The reception was held in a little isolated grove on the other side of the resort--it was a little nook, and such a gem!

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My new favorite location:

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Ian is a spectacular story teller. He has the ability to captivate an audience and to always have something interesting and informative to say. He's also just such a cool guy, I could have listened to him all night!

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First dance:

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A little motion in this shot, but I love it anyway:

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Check out the slideshow!