ABOUT ARALANI PHOTOGRAPHY
Photography really isn’t about pictures at all, but creating timeless portraits, capturing emotional and pivotal moments, and creating the story of the start of a new family. My clients trust me to tell their love story with incredible images that truly reflect who they are, their relationships, and the intangible-almost-impossible-to-describe feelings they had on their wedding day.
I look back on my own wedding photos and I’m instantly transported back to how I felt that day–they are my emotional time machine, and my only way of keeping those moments vivid and close in my mind. Each photograph brings with it a flood of memories, and happiness and nostalgia bubbles up in my chest.
This is the gift I want to give each of my clients. I want you to vividly feel the emotion of your wedding day for the rest of your life. I want your story to be so unique and so filled with emotion that each time you open your album you take the same trip in the “time machine” that I do with my own images. I want you to feel that ache of love and happiness.
My team and I are storytellers. We capture and then protect your memories so you and your loved ones can share them, keep them and re-live them over and over again. We are also deeply committed to making sure you have the best wedding possible, doing whatever we can (as photographers or otherwise) to make your day unforgettable. We come armed with cameras and safety pins, we know how to bustle a gown and pin a boutonniere, and we’ll get the door for grandma.
We’re here to meet with you at your convenience so we can learn your story and create a work of art to last a lifetime.
(and the Aralani Crew: Jenna, Udaya & Michael)
Your photography investment is one of the most important parts of your wedding. We put great care into designing photography collections that match the exact requirements and desires of our clients, and we want you to choose what is most important to you.
We are with you through the planning phases of your big day, on venue walk-throughs, planning sessions and other events. On your wedding day, we are ready to take excellent care of you: we come armed with cameras and safety pins, we know how to bustle a gown and pin a boutonniere, and we’ll get the door for grandma.
Location should never stand in the way of hiring the right photographer. We will be happy to meet you at your venue, wherever in the world it may be.
Comprehensive collections can include:
Engagement Session at the location of your choice
Wedding Day photography coverage with all our part of our photography team (2-4 photographers)
Signature Bridal Portrait Session after your wedding at the location of your choice (waterfalls, mountains, beaches--the world is your oyster!)
Online gallery, proofing and print orders (password-protected)
Digital images and rights to print and reproduce
Hand-bound albums custom-designed by Ara and printed in Italy
Parent and Friend Albums
Gorgeous prints, canvases and framing
Slideshow with wedding highlights
The Photobooth! with 4×6 prints for your guests to take home and digital copies for you
Because we focus on custom collections, please contact us via MyWedding.com or give us a call at (503) 539-7299 to inquire or arrange a consultation.
We have the opportunity to see so many things during the weddings we photograph, and we love to share our insights. Our blog is here, and some of our recent posts include:
• What is an Engagement Session?
• Light Matters: Choosing Where to Get Ready for Your Wedding
• 4 Tips for Choosing Wedding Vendors
• “No wire hangers!” – Joan Crawford & Your Wedding Photographers