My top 5 Oahu, Hawaii Wedding Venues All of my couples hit a point where they have NO CLUE where to start. How do you even begin? Which is the best oahu hawaii wedding venue for you? It’s all such new territory to you. Trust me, I get it! Almost all of my brides are […]

Top 5 Oahu Hawaii Wedding Venues

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Destination Elopement in Maui

Dream Destination Elopement in Maui Ashley & Stephen are such a sweet + down to earth couple. I first met up with them in San Francisco, California on a trip over and took their engagement photos. That day was so much fun and the photos turned out absolutely STUNNING. After we finished shooting their engagements, […]

How to Plan your Engagement Photoshoot by Anela Benavides Photography. Includes posing inspiration for an outdoor couples session and engagement shoot planning tips. Book your couples session and browse the blog for more inspiration #couples #photography #couplesphotography #Hawaiiphotographer #tipsforphotographers

How to Plan your Engagement Photoshoot

How to Plan your Engagement Photoshoot. This blog post has been HIGHLY requested by both clients and/or photographers trying to decide what is the absolute BEST for couples planning their engagements, anniversary or just capturing the mundane moments! And let’s be real- for all my girls out there, this is about the HARDEST part of […]

Bride and groom walking down the aisle at the end of their wedding ceremony at Hale Koa Estate in Oahu, Hawaii


Hey guys! Anela Benavides here! I just wanted to start off by giving you a lil. Introduction about myself! I am born and raised on Oahu, Hawaii. I am a Wedding + Elopement Photographer for the adventurous and carefree lovers! I thrive on going on adventures down at the beach with my little babe and […]