the maithers

i have always always envied this family.

the first time I saw maria, our oldest boys (who are the same age) were 2.

it was at baby beach and I had just moved to Maui and knew nobody.  Her boy, braiden had a set of those big yellow tonka trucks that little boys love and she

was all beautiful in her little brazilian bikini and she was the nicest.. shared the trucks and all.

their family is as unconventional as it gets and i have always envied their lifestyle.  they roam around the world, making maui their ocassional landing stop

every so often.  the kids are homeschooled, they have been surfing all over the globe, with friends in every corner.  And they are tight knit family.

what’s not to envy?

and I was honored to shoot their family in what I think it their first professional family shoot.. and my favorite thing?

no email or computer for viewing the photos.

i am giving them prints and an album.  yes.

but you should follow their daughter, kamala, on instagram — kamalaphotography — alot of talent in that young girl.

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Amazing light!! Great session, Wendy! My favorite is square, girl in driveway, sunset on camera left. BEAUTIFUL.

beautiful Wendy! So many amazing captures here and all kinds of love the bw left image fifth down from the bottom!

Beautiful Wendy! What an awesome gift you gave this family with your photography!

What an attractive family. Beautifully shot Wendy!

SO SO good Wendy! Your pictures seriously make me wish that I grew up in Hawaii.

Super fun Wendy, love ’em!

GAH the light! I’m envious of their life too! (And yours!)! Beautiful photographs.

what a dream of a family. loved these. the light is so perfect. excellent work, like usual!

Love love love!! The one of mom and dad under the palm tree is my FAV!

gorgeous. what a beautiful family and I love how you captured them!

GORGEOUS family and what incredible images!!

What an incredible family session! LOVE, love the feel of this whole thing. So relaxed and easy!

Wonderful family session!

What a sweet story of how you met, and WOW what a life!! Traveling all over the world? Surfing? Home schooling? So jealous. As for the photos, I love them all (per usual :)). My favorites are the ones of the girls laying in the grass and of course the bunny shot.. love me some love and animals.

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