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Greetings from Beautiful Maui Hawaii

Born in Aspen, and raised in Telluride, Colorado, Tad has 
always had a passion for the outdoors and a reverence for the 
beauty of his natural surroundings.

Tad received his first camera, a Nikon FE2, as a high school 
graduation gift. Since then, he has been obsessed with 
perfecting his craft, constantly pushing himself to create 
better, more beautiful images. He began his career as a sports 
photographer shooting extreme sports in Colorado, Oregon, and 

The transition from Sports to Wedding Photographer evolved  with the help of three things: A Public Relations degree from C.U. Boulder, years of experience working in Five Star Hotels 
and a solid photography background. Tad skillfully blends 
traditional techniques with spontaneous photojournalism. The 
striking quality of his photographs is rooted in the basics: 
clean, simple compositions, a candid eye toward his subjects, 
and the ability to step out of the way to allow the 
breathtaking beauty of the Pacific speak for itself.

Tad prides himself on treating clients like friends and takes an 
invitation to photograph every event to heart. His professional, 
easy going personality will help make your special day relaxed, 
hassle free, and fun. His creative eye, attention to detail, and 
friendly, approachable nature have made him one of the most sought 
after photographers on the Islands. His gift for connecting with 
people and consistently delivering beautiful images will help turn 
your wedding dreams into reality.

Monthly Archives: March 2010

Kristi & Michael tie the knot @ Merriman’s Kapalua

I see alot of beautiful dresses being a wedding photographer. Kristi’s dress was really eloquent!!! Of course Kristi & Mikes laughter & gorgeous location helped make the day pretty special as well. As always I really enjoyed working with White Orchid Wedding who took care of all the particular’s. Enjoy the pictures!

Kelly & Thurston Marry @ The Plantation House Kapalua

Talk about connecting with your clients! OMG these guys were great. Right away I felt super comfortable with both of them & Kelly had me rolling with her humor. They laughed & laughed through the evening as I recorded the moments. Did I mention the wind was blowing seemed like 40mph? No worries for these guys though as all that was important was enjoying each other & the beautiful evening. The Plantation House took care of all the details! Enjoy the pics & congrats to Kelly & Thurston!

April 6, 2010 - 9:07 AM Robyn Iaea - Love this location and what a gorgeous couple! Beautiful work, Tad:)

Lauren & Chris’s fun engagement shoot

Had a great time working with Lauren & Chris. We went down to Makena area & shot at a few different locations ending up at Secret Beach. Really nice couple getting married next year. The sunset was SPECTACULAR as usual & I love the silky water shots!!! Enjoy!

April 6, 2010 - 5:27 AM Lauren Hill - Thanks so much for making this experience truly enjoyable for us Tad! We love the pictures... the water looks like silk and you captured our time in paradise perfectly! Thanks again, Lauren and Chris

Nicole & Fernando dancing into the future together!

I had so much fun working with Nicole & Fernando. They both are Maui residents & love Salsa Dancing! Both of them had really great energy & were having just a fabulous time. Of course Salsa Dancing, was going to take center stage later in the evening. This was the first wedding I shot with my new Nikon 200 F2 lens! Enjoy the pics!!

April 1, 2010 - 7:00 PM Nicole & Fernando - We are so happy with our photographs! Thank you so much for being so fun to work with. Tad, you made everything easier and your attention to detail is amazing! We will surely come to you to photograph all of our future important events. Thanks again so much.

April 1, 2010 - 1:45 AM Marsha - Not only was Tad amazing throughout the photo shoot but his photos just show what great photos Tad produces. Tad was able to capture through photography, what a great couple Nicole and Fernando make and also show what great people they truly are. Thank you Tad for making this day so much more special. Congrats to Nicole and Fernando. Love you guys!

March 30, 2010 - 9:50 PM Jordan Shea - Some of the best photography I've seen in a long time. Awesome job Tad Craig Photography.

March 30, 2010 - 9:20 PM Liann Borromeo - This was a beautiful wedding of two beautiful people! These photographs are amazing Tad! Thank you so very much for all of your hard work, you really captured the magic of that day! Wishing Nicole and Fernando the best in their marriage!!

Vanessa, Adam & Family come from around the world to see them wed in Maui

These two were fantastic to work with!!!!. Vanassa being from Canada & Adam being from down under made for an international crowd. Many accents & different languages, but the one common element is everyone was having a great time. White Orchid Wedding had taken care of all of the details beautifully. I loved how playful Vanessa & Adam were for the camera. Of course I was encouraging them to be playful. They had seen my silhoutte shot with all the people in it & insisted that we do that one also. Pretty fun huh??? Aloha & Enjoy!!!

April 2, 2010 - 6:32 PM Vanessa & Adam - It was a pleasured working with you. You made us feel so comfortable and your work is amazing. We can't wait to see the rest of the photos! The sunset shots are fantastic. Adam and Vanessa