Maui Family Photographer

Fun & Stunning Beach & Sunset Maui Family Portraits!

Lightness Photography is Hawaii's leading Maui Family Photographer. Family & Couples portrait sessions are outdoors on location, typically at the beach or a local park but can be done at nearly any Maui hotel resort or secluded beach. Maui, Oahu and all the Hawaii Islands have stunningly gorgeous beaches and sunsets for one of a kind, gallery-art family portraits. And families of all sizes and ages are welcome, from the grandparents to the youngest kids.

A Maui family portrait session can be held almost anywhere, from nearby parks to deserted, off-the-beaten-path beaches and we will happily recommend a locations that fits your needs and desires. Family beach photography in Maui can be anytime of day, from sunrise to sunset, though morning is often best for families with very young kids.

Lightness Photography offers unique, creative and stunning fine art Hawaii family portraits of you and your loved ones. We love to craft those "Wow!" portraits that you can't wait to hang on your living room wall. Golden sunsets, palm tree lined beaches, waves crashing in the background...why settle for mediocre Maui family holiday vacation photos when you can have "EPIC," vivid and amazing family portraits? 

maui family photographer beach sunset

"Insanely Amazing!"

Those were our daughter's first words after seeing the preview pictures that Bodhi sent us shortly after our session with him, and we 100% agree!! All the final photos were just as amazing as the preview pictures. We are very happy with how relaxed, professional, and patient Bodhi was with our awkward, uncomfortable-in-front-of-the-camera family. He was very open and interested in hearing exactly what we were looking for and if we had any preferences, offered creative suggestions based on the littlest of prompts. We are very grateful Bodhi offers his services on Maui. We are also appreciate his attention to details - he actually arrived Maui a couple of hours early and checked out different beaches to ensure we had the best conditions possible. Yes, there are a lot of photographers who are local and possibly cost less, but after viewing gallery after gallery, we were more than impressed with his work and expertise, making our decision to schedule with Lightness Photography a no-brainer! - Deb W.

This Maui family photographer believes life should be fun - it's when we play and have fun that our truest self shines through! And family photography in Maui is at its best when it captures that inner shine while simultaneously celebrating your connection with family. 

Maui Family Photography Packages

Instead of a bunch of packages to sort though, we like to keep it simple with just one great package.  The Maui Photography package listed below can be used for Children’s, Family, Romantic Couples & Maternity Portrait sessions on Maui. However, if the Maui Breeze Package doesn't quite fit your needs, please contact us for a custom photography quote!


Maui Breeze Package - $1,200

Our most popular family & romantic couples portrait session, available for nearly any resort, beach or park location on Maui, with no family size limitations. Perfect for families large or small, as well as couples celebrating an anniversary, engagement, surprise proposal or vow renewal.

  • Session length of 1-2 hours
  • Includes ALL Digital Images*
  • Includes $200 print credit
  • Mobile Phone Gallery App included (up to 100 images  in your own gallery app)
  • Personalized online gallery where you can view, print and download your images.
  • All images are hand-edited for color, clarity and composition

*All Digital Image files are delivered at resolutions optimized for quality prints up to 5x7. Print Release provided. Unused print credits are not refundable.


Details & Other Fine Print

Deposit & Session Reservation
A 50% deposit is required to reserve your Maui family photography session. However, the deposit is 100% refundable if canceled more than 72 hours before your scheduled session (minus any prepaid expenses like flights/car rentals, etc). To schedule a session, please contact us.

What To Expect
For suggestion on what to wear, what to expect, weather cancellations, etc, please see our FAQs page!

Maui family photographer session locations can be nearly anywhere on the west side of Maui, as Maui is a spectacularly beautiful gem in the Hawaiian Islands. We know lots of wonderful places, yet we're always open to new adventures. There are tons of great spots at all the Maui Hotel Resorts such as the Grand Wailea, Wailea Beach Resort, Four Seasons Maui, Andaz Maui Resort, Makena Surf Resort, Hyatt Regency, Royal Lahaina Resort, Montage Kapalua Bay Resort, The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, and many others!

Refunds & Weather
Refunds are NOT given for anything beyond our control - like weather, wind, sunburns, rain, wet clothes, etc. HOWEVER, we will reschedule due to bad weather if our discretion only. Hawaii weather is so stable, that we very rarely have had to reschedule or cancel a shoot. Remember, we want awesome photos just as much as you do, so we always do our best to work around inclement weather. Just know that we actually like slightly disturbed makes for beautiful images!

After The Session
After your session, your Maui family photographer will lightly edit all your images for maximum beauty and then upload them to an online gallery for viewing and print ordering. We will then schedule a personalized Review & Ordering consultation with you. During the consultation (in front of your computer), you'll be able to view and select your prints. Once you've decided on the prints and sizes you'd like to order, we will do a final touch up edit on your selected images before sending them to the printer.

Besides the usual prints, there are many other great products that you may enjoy, such as custom print collages (see image below), canvas fine art, albums and photo books.

Questions? Ready to book a session? Click the button below to send us a quick note!


Family Portraits Gallery

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"Our extended family of 20 people traveled from Utah to vacation in Hawaii. While we were there we wanted family pictures on the beach. Bodhi was amazing!! He was prompt in his communication before the shoot, he was on time, knew right where to go for the best backdrop, patient with all the little kids we had and was very professional. He was fun, kept the little kids excited and got them to smile. He was kind and we all felt very comfortable. We will definitely use Lightness Photography again. Thank you, Bodhi, for an amazing experience!" -Maxfield Family

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