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Destination Wedding Photographer

  Hi, I am the creator behind Tales of Light Photography. I know you want to discover someone that can capture the beauty in your wedding day and who can flow with your day and document your thoughtful details with a vibrant, editorial approach. Showcasing true connections and meaningful moments with your friends and family is essential for you. A desire to have your images be clean, rich and pure, since after all these aren't just photographs, it's your legacy. Your journey through a sea of vendors can be overwhelming, so I aim to make this an effortless experience for my couples. I know you are searching for a great connection with your photographer and useful 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.

Mari Maffioli -Artist

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 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.

"I am completely and totally FLOORED by our photographs. Mari is just is 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 she was professional and friendly. She promptly responded to emails and texts and had an eye that is... Just wow. 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. 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.