I am honored that you would consider me to capture life lasting memories for you and your family in the paradisiac island of O'ahu, Hawaii.
I am inspired by the realness of life, by the raw beauty of Hawaii, by vibrant colors, the ocean and beautiful light.
My goal is allow you and your family to live real moments and have fun, while I'm there to artistically document those moments.
If you live in Hawaii or are just passing through, I hope you'll allow me immortalize great moments for you and your family - whether it be the birth of your children, a fun afternoon at the beach, or your Hawaii babymoon, my goal is to provide you with the best personalized experience and beautiful images you can proudly display in your home.
A LITTLE ABOUT ME
I am a wife and a mother to two wild children (that's them on the slideshow above). I am an artist. I am a lover of Jesus, coffee, salt water, adventure and warm, golden sunlight.
I found my way to Hawaii in 2005 when I came to work with Surfing the Nations for a year - it was the first time I ever left my home in Brazil to live abroad. I met my husband the day I arrived in O'ahu and never really made it back home! We built our little family by adding two beautiful kids to our lives, left the island for 3 years, then made our way back in 2015 because the North Shore of O'ahu is what home feels like for us and it's where we want our kids to grow up.
The ocean has always been one of my biggest inspirations. As a teenager I would spend hours painting the perfect deserted beach and wave upon wave rolling in - always with vibrant and bold colors. Today, I love that I am able to tell stories through my photography and films while infusing them with my love of color, water and light.
So why Birth Photography? Birth Photography rarely has lots of color, water and light, and while I love those elements fiercely, telling stories is also a great passion. For me, there is no greater love story than the birth of a child. With each of my children's births I discovered a love so great and selfless that made the journey of carrying and birthing them worth every second. This journey needs to documented. Your child's love story needs to be preserved so that they can see how much they were loved from the start.
I hope that my work speaks to you whether you're just browsing through or trying to find a photographer and film maker to document YOUR stories.
I choose to document what’s real because life is the ultimate form of art!
PUBLISHED WORK & AWARDS
Awarded "TOP BIRTH PHOTOGRAPH of 2015" by Light Inspired
2016 VOICE Collection Finalist - Happiness Category - by Click&Company
"Life in Water" - Contributing Article on Beyond the Wanderlust | October 2015 - Edition VII: Acceptance
Honorable Mention for Cover of Lemonade and Lenses | October 2015 Family Issue
Cover and featured images on С молоком матери | Volume 02 - 2015 (Russian Motherhood Magazine)
Featured Image on Momazine | Summer B 2015 - Indian Summer
Featured Image on Beyond the Wanderlust | April 2015 - Edition VI
Steal this Mom's Photo Challenge Immediately - on Baby Center | June 2016
A First Sailboat Ride in Hawaii - on Let The Kids Dress Themselves | September 2015
The Mother and Child Bond - on Lemonade and Lenses | June 2015
A Sunset Family's Story by Sophia - on Beyond the Wanderlust | June 2015
Artist Standout on Beyond the Wanderlust | May 2015
Online Articles | Birth Photography:
10 Beautiful Umbilical Cord Images - on Birth Becomes Her | July 2016
11 Stunning Water Birth Images - on Birth Becomes Her | June 2016
35 Raw Birth Photos Of Dads Welcoming Their Babies Into The World - on Huffington Post | June 2016
Why this picture is among one Family's Most Treasured Photos - on Baby Center | June 2016
15 Stunning Images of Home Births at Christmas - on BuzzFeed | December 2014
Incredible Images of Babies Being Born Give Us a Look at the Miracle of Birth - on Cafe Mom's The Stir | July 2014