Swell Kauai - Kauai Gallery and Photography Studio

New Studio and Gallery on the Beach in Kapaa!

Come celebrate Swell Photography’s Kapaa Gallery + Studio Location Grand Opening! We’ll have the Kauai Photo Booth set up as well as pupus + drinks. Let’s have a SWELL PARTY! 5:30 – 7:30pm April 20th, 2017. Please RSVP by April 10th to info@swellkauaiphoto.com.… Read the rest

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Valentines Day Sale!

Here’s a sweet deal for you and your sweeties just in time for Valentine’s Day. Book any Kauai Family Portrait session by February 14th and save $50! This includes group family portraits, engagement, anniversary and honeymoon and maternity sessions! Valid for sessions throughout 2016.Read the rest

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Hanalei Rotary Club – Black & White Celebration

Photos from The Rotary Club of Hanalei Black & White Celebration, December 12, 2015 at the St. Regis, Princeville, Kauai. Swell Photography provided event photography by 2 professional Kauai photographers at the event. Please click the button below to purchase your Fundraiser photos!… Read the rest

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Kauai Portrait Sessions for Families with Disabilities

Swell Photography works with families of all sizes, ages, abilities and disabilities in Kauai portrait sessions and weddings. I like to think that family portrait sessions are one of the BEST activities on the island for families with disabilities.

Depending on the type of disability a family member has, things I like to keep in mind are: how accessible the location is, how easy the terrain is, how crowded or stimulating the scene might be, access to shade and other comfort factors.… Read the rest

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Kauai Weather and Photography Sessions

If you are planning a session with a Kauai photographer, most likely you’ll want to be outdoors with the Garden Island’s beauty surrounding you! You may know that in Kauai, it does rain. When you look at the Kauai weather forecast, there is always going to be some chance of rain.… Read the rest

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Best Time of Day for Kauai Portraits

Kauai photographers generally try to schedule the sessions within the 2 hours before sunset for evening sessions. Morning sessions are best before the sun is too far overhead. Morning sessions are best early, before the sun is too far overhead. Midday sun is harsh and can cast deep shadows, and in the summer, the beach can be hot from mid-morning to mid-afternoon.… Read the rest