Intimate Wedding at Paliku Gardens Kualoa Ranch
By Adventure Elopement Team Kelsi and Patrick Nichols of Eternal Tides Photography
*Permits for all locations in these photos and video were acquired prior to shooting, including a water safety officer for all in water photos.
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As a wedding photographer, I have had the pleasure of capturing many beautiful weddings, but this intimate celebration at Paliku Gardens at Kualoa Ranch was truly unique and special. From the stunning natural surroundings to the fun-loving couple and their amazing family, this was a wedding I will never forget.
The bride wore a flowing blue dress that perfectly complemented the lush greenery of Paliku Gardens, while everyone else, including the groom, wore white. The contrast was striking and added to the overall beauty and uniqueness of the day. As the couple exchanged their vows surrounded by their loved ones, the love and happiness in the air was palpable.
After the ceremony, the family celebrated, cheered, and danced until it was dark. The joy and energy of the day were infectious, and it was clear that everyone was having the time of their lives. I had the pleasure of capturing all of these special moments and more, and it was truly an honor to be a part of such a special day.
The next day, the couple had a "trash the dress" adventure at sunset, and it was a perfect way to cap off the celebrations. The photos captured during this shoot were simply stunning, with the setting sun casting a warm and magical light over the couple as they frolicked in the ocean waves.
Overall, this wedding was a true delight to photograph. The couple, their family, and the breathtaking setting all came together to create a truly unforgettable experience. As a wedding photographer, it's moments like these that remind me why I love what I do and why I feel so lucky to be able to capture these special moments for my clients.
If you're planning your own intimate wedding, I highly recommend considering Paliku Gardens at Kualoa Ranch as your venue. The natural beauty of the surroundings, combined with the unique and personalized touches that the couple brought to their day, made for a truly unforgettable experience.