For those who want to discover

Artistry & Adventure

  Hi, I am the creator behind Tales of Light Photography. I know you want to discover someone that can capture the artistry in your wedding day. You want someone who can flow with your day and document your thoughtful details with a vibrant and editorial approach. Wanting to showcase true connections and meaningful moments with your friends and family is essential for you. You want your images to be clean, rich and pure, since after all these aren't just photographs, it's your legacy. Your search through a sea of vendors can come to an end because you have found someone who will make this an effortless experience for you. You want a great connection with your photographer and great support along the way. I am here to share all my helpful planning tips and to custom tailor your exclusive day. I would be honored to connect and hear your story.

Destination Wedding Photographer

Mari Maffioli -Artist

 Hawaii Wedding Photographer


Imagine your wedding at a

spectacular destination 

  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 so many options when it comes to the right vendors for you and

I appreciate you being here. You want the aesthetics of your day to be cared for with all the emotions that come along with your captivating love story. If you appreciate finding inspiration for your wedding day, explore my journal for planning tips and advice. Your wedding deserves to be told with artful quality and intention.

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

"Superb Professional Artistic Work! Mari went out of her way to make sure every detail was covered for our wonderful wedding experience. All elements were carefully planned and carried out to perfection!"


You are searching for something deeper, something beautiful, ultimately, the images that showcase the soul of your life. The tears, laughter, and natural moments are what I aim to capture and that starts with a true connection. 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.

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I photograph weddings & elopements at worldwide destinations.

  Wherever you are planning your special day, I strive to envision your wedding

experience and tailor it just for you!

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