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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.

Category Archives: Blue Sky Weddings

Caitlin & Ryan marry at The Gorgeous Blue Sky Villa!

Immediately upon arriving at the Gorgeous Blue Sky Villa on Maui’s West Side, I was captivated by Caitlin & her mom’s giant smiles & HUMONGOUS excitement for the wedding!
Caitlin was just beaming from ear to ear! Blue Sky Weddings had taken care of all the details, including ordering up the soft flattering light that I love shooting with. Midway through the wedding, Ryan’s dad picked up his acoustic guitar & played a soulful tribute to the newly weds. It was very beautiful.

My very best wishes go out to Caitlin & Ryan! Congratulations & thank you so much for letting me be a part of your most special day! Enjoy the pictures!

May 25, 2011 - 3:00 PM Deborah DeGrendele - Tad, of Tad Craig Photography, shot my son's wedding of May 7th at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa in Maui, HI. I would highly recommend him for any for your photography needs. He was prompt, professional, kind & personable. He knew what, where, & how to take shots that came out breathtakingly beautiful. His camera & editing skills set him apart form others & his timely turn around of your photos are gratifying. Thank you Tad for making such a wonderfully special day live on in such great photos. Deborah (Mother of the Groom)

Nicole & Kevin’s Intimate Christmas Eve Wedding

Christmas Eve, I arrived at the gorgeous Sugarmans Plantation House to find that it had just rained. The fresh smell of rain dampened the grass a weeee bit, but NOT the brides enthusiasm to get married! The bride also knew I’m a cyclist & proudly told me how her finace had just ridden his bicycle UP Haleakala & summited the 10,023′ feet mountain. Quite an acomplishment for anyone, including a groom getting married in a few days time.

With just a few of their closest friends & family by there sides they tied the knot with a short but sweet ceremony. They were gifted with a stunning sunset & gorgeous light! A photographers delight!

Enjoy the pictures & Congrats Nicole & Kevin

February 25, 2011 - 3:39 PM Nicole - Thank you for the great memories!!

Liz & Nate on Front Street, Lahaina Maui