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A Special Note From The Photographer

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Aloha! Thank you for visiting! 

 

First, I'd like to send out a heartfelt thank you to all of my clients ~ It has been a pleasure working with you and I thank you for the honor of trusting me with the incredible experience of documenting the milestones in your lives.

 

For my prospective clients, thank you for considering my services for your event, and I want you to know it is all about YOU - your day, your event, your friends and family and your spirit. I am here to capture that spirit in digital images, which in the future will transport you back to the feelings and essence of those moments, every time you look at them.

 

My goal is for all of us to enjoy the photography process so that you feel comfortable and relaxed - I want you to be able to savor every moment of your special day. I feel confident in the immense responsibility to give you professional photography with striking crispness and color.   I look forward to providing you with beautiful images you will be proud to display!

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Sincerely, JJ Preston

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 About JJ...

 

JJ Preston's path to professional photography has been unfolding throughout her lifetime, and actually began with her being in front of the camera. Over the years her involvement in modeling, fashion and theatre gained her experience of knowing how to pose for the camera, as well as photographing others. When she started taking digital photographs of her Maui wedding couples, they were thrilled with her beautiful work. Her love of all subjects of photography has since blossomed into a successful digital photography career that includes weddings, family portraits, honeymoons, pets, products, real estate and babies.

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 JJ loves working with people and has the natural talent it takes to see a special moment and capture it. Today's digital technology allows her to take great shots and also enhance them when necessary to create the maximum feeling when you look at your photos. She is always expanding her knowledge through reading, seminars & classes, and keeps her equipment and software updated to achieve excellent results.

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JJ's intuitive, easy photography style instinctively brings out the joy in just about everyone, especially at a wedding and reception.  She loves the spontaneous shots and is very adept at giving just the right amount of direction for posed shots, while still making it fun for everyone. Most importantly, she allows you and your family and friends to enjoy and savor your moments before, during and after your ceremony, without being too intrusive.  

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When working with JJ, most clients remark that they feel like she has been their friend for a long time.   She will make you feel at ease, while treating your event with the importance that it means to you, which allows her to capture inspiring pictures you will be proud of.

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She is accomplished at anticipating almost every move. She knows how to set up a shot for a formal portrait, and also how to capture causal moments.    From casual and fun to artistic drama shots, she knows how to utilize the available light and set the proper angle to transfer into an image that you will treasure for a lifetime.

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Because of her long-time association with Maui's best wedding professionals, JJ has worked hard to build a reputation for professional practice and quality product. Her vast knowledge of weddings and receptions allows her to move freely within a wedding ceremony, always in touch with the nuances of each minister and their ceremony.   As a certified video producer, JJ also has first-hand knowledge and experience in video, so she works efficiently with videographers, as well.   

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JJ has enjoyed working with clients from all over the world to capture their emotions and special moments.  Her love of her craft, attention to detail, and love of working with people allows her to produce images with lasting beauty that her clients are proud to display on their coffee tables and walls. She invites new experiences and looks forward to capturing your event with anticipation and joy.