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Destination Wedding Photographer

  Hi, I am the creator of Tales of Light Photography. I know you want to discover someone that can capture the beauty in your wedding and who can flow with your day and document your thoughtful details with a vibrant, editorial approach. Showcasing genuine connections and meaningful moments with your friends and family is essential for you. In addition, you have a desire to have your memories be clean, rich, and pure. After all, these aren't just photographs; it's your legacy. I strive to make this an effortless experience for my couples during their search for vendors. I know you are seeking a great connection with your photographer and helpful guidance along the way. I am here to share all my helpful planning tips and to custom tailor your incredible day. I would be honored to connect and hear your story.

I'll be in touch!

 Hawaii Wedding Photographer


"your day should  feel  like a dreamy film"

You are stylish, adventurous, and seek only the best experiences. I know planning your wedding or elopement can be overwhelming, and you have been searching through many options for the right vendors for your day. That's why I appreciate you being here. Your memories deserve the essence of artful quality and intention.


Click above to see all the kind words from my couples.

"I am completely FLOORED by our photographs. Mari is just amazing. I don't think I have the words to explain how wonderful she was. From the first message to the delivery of the product, Mari was professional and friendly. She promptly responded to emails and texts and had an eye; that is just unparalleled. Mari, may your photography pave the way to wealth for you!"

You are searching for something deeper, something beautiful, and ultimately the images that showcase the soul of your life. I understand that capturing those tears, laughter, and natural moments is essential for you, but this starts with a genuine connection with your photographer. You deserve images that are exclusively yours, so let's get to know each other because there's only one of me, one wedding date of yours, and I would love to hear your vision. Don't hesitate to reach out to me today and get the conversation going so I can design a wedding or elopement offering just for you.