Garter Brides originally tossed a garter, rather than a bouquet, at a wedding reception. In the 14th century, this custom changed after Brides became tired of fighting off drunken men who tried to remove the garter themselves! According to one legend, the garter toss in England evolved from an earlier tradition of “flinging the stocking”. On their wedding night, guests … Read More
Bridal Shower Back in the days when weddings were arranged by family members, it is said that a poor Dutchman fell in love with a girl whose father refused her a dowry. Their friends showered her with enough gifts to help them start a household. According to another story, the first “Bridal Shower” occurred at the end of the 19th … Read More
Wedding Traditions Of Africa’s Southern Region Wedding traditions and customs can vary from one end of a spectrum to the other, and often can be completely different than one can imagine. Despite some modern day twists and with the continent of Africa being the oldest, you will find many very old traditions throughout the continent, For some of the countries … Read More
I had the pleasure of photographing my friends wedding last weekend. She looked so beautiful getting ready and even more beautiful when she was ready. There’s nothing like a Maui wedding.
Wedding Traditions Of Africa’s Central Region Wedding traditions throughout the world can bring about all kinds of different traditions, customs and religious beliefs. Some of the traditions are more modernized and some seem to be of a different era. For the countries of Africa’s central region, that includes the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, these traditions are no different. Congo … Read More
Hawaii’s Internet Marketing Expert decides to tie the knot.. Congratulations to Josh and Ressie Summers on their marriage. The big day was 10.20.10 at a undisclosed Wailea location.
Wedding Traditions of Africa’s Northwest Region Wedding traditions in Africa have some of the oldest customs in the world, as it is the oldest continent on earth. Many of the traditions are of religious, cultural or tribal spirited. In the northwest region of Africa, where you will find such countries as Algeria, Morocco, Niger and Nigeria, you will see the … Read More
This photo was taken on the beach at Mama’s Fish House. Autumn had her beautiful baby just three days after this photo was taken by Nicole at Behind The Lens Maui. To book your session please call Nicole at :808 205-2366
Over the the past five years I have captured numerous surf lessons and surf camps in Maui and Costa Rica for the owner of Maui Surfer Girls, “Dustin Tester”. Below are a couple shots of the girls who attended Maui Surfer Girls Camp this summer. Maui Surfer Girls (MSG) was established in 2001 with a mission to build self-confidence in … Read More