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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: May 2010

Nicole & Brent Celebrating Magic on Maui

This was the second wedding of the day, both at The White Orchid Beach House & they were both AMAZING! Nicole was definately glowing as we started pictures & this continued throughout the whole day. The evening light was especially beautiful! Nicole had a gorgeous dress & she naturally created elegant poses, which made my job easy! What a fantastic day this was!!! Congratualtions to Nicole & Brent!!!

Chantelle & Tim’s Morning Magic in Makena

Not often do I shoot two weddings in a day, but on this day I ended up shooting two BEAUTIFUL weddings with fabulous clients at the same location! Yes an entire day at The White Orchid Beach House!!! The day was absolutely perfect with BLUE-BLUE skies and totally rad clients. I connected right away with them. Not to mention how stunning Chantelle was! Taking pictures of her was easy! Here’s a small sampling of some of my favorite pics from that shoot! Enjoy! Congrats to Chantelle & Tim!!! Great working with them!!!

Jackie & Jeremy marry in South Maui @ Makena Beach & Golf Resort

Olu Kai Paddle Race shot from a helicopter on Maui’s North East Coast

Being a photographer has its perks. Olukai Sandles was hosting a paddle race & they hired me to shoot from a helicopter. This was my very first time “hanging” outside a helicopter & getting to shoot from that perspective. OMG, it was perhaps one of the most exciting shoots I have ever had. Because of space, I’m only able to post about 30 pics but I actually shot 1700 in just 5 hours. I wasn’t actually in the copter for the whole time as the event was taking place at Kanaha