UMM HELLO NEW ZEALAND!! This luxury Auckland New Zealand wedding at Waiheke Island was hands down one of my favorite wedding celebrations YET. It’s the perfect location for a destination wedding surrounded by world-renowned vineyards, ocean views, white sand beaches, and a romantic atmosphere. When I tell you it was a dream… it was a […]

Auckland New Zealand Wedding at Waiheke Island

Luxury Oahu Hawaii Wedding at Four Seasons + Lanikuhonua

This stunning luxury Oahu Hawaii wedding at the Four Seasons and Lanikuhonua was straight out of a magazine!! Not to mention that their style, design, wedding colors, and decor were absolutely GORGEOUS. Like seafoam blue bridesmaids and groomsmen attire, reception dripping in white florals, and a live band to end off the night. OBSESSED!! Meet […]

Exclusive Luxury Wedding at the Four Seasons Oahu Ko Olina

Dream Luxury Wedding at the Four Seasons Oahu at Ko Olina What. A. Dream!!! This exclusive luxury wedding at the Four Seasons Oahu Ko Olina was a total showstopper. Immerse your love story in the romance of Oahu with a wedding curated by Four Seasons Resort at Ko Olina. As one of Oahu’s premier wedding […]


Let me introduce you to the Anela Benavides TEAM!! As our client, you are our #1 top priority. You are the sole purpose of why we can share our heart & passion with others. We pride ourselves on being sought out and as you can imagine, we get booked out well in advance. Luckily, once […]

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Why You Should Use The Same Photographer For Your Engagement and Wedding Photos

Getting to know your photographer is so important! That’s why using the same photographer for your engagement and wedding photos is key to having a smooth, comfortable, and cohesive experience. Beach Engagement Photos These romantic beach engagement photos were such a dream! Chloe and Zion booked me to photograph their wedding in February 2024 and […]

A Complete Bridal Guide for Hawaii Weddings

I AM HERE FOR YOU. End Point. This complete bridal guide for Hawaii weddings was created to assist both my Brides + Grooms better with suggestions to help along YOUR JOURNEY. I want to contribute to making this the best day of your entire life! Of course, these are all suggestions. As a Wedding Photographer, […]

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Destination Maui Elopement

To be able to travel the world and capture love is one of the most amazing parts of my job.

Romantic Kaneohe Wedding at Heia Park

Heia State Park is such a hidden gem wedding venue on Oahu!

Kualoa Ranch | Secret Island & Moli’i Gardens

Who’s ready to have their dream destination wedding in Hawaii?!

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Working with Anela is nothing short of an amazing experience!