Capturing the Beauty and Romance of Kauai Weddings

Charleton Churchill Photography

As a premier Kauai wedding photographer, Charleton Churchill has documented countless couples’ once-in-a-lifetime nuptials on the idyllic Hawaiian island backdrop. From adventurous elopements on the Napali Coast to lavish resort affairs at the St. Regis Princeville, let Charleton freeze the laughter, love, and magic of your special day in radiant imagery.

Why Choose Kauai for Destination Weddings?

Nicknamed the “Garden Isle” thanks to lush green peaks, cascading waterfalls, and bowls of rainbow flowers, Kauai exudes tropical romance perfect for weddings and honeymoons. Exchange vows on a secluded beach with waves lapping gently. Celebrate under swaying palms with the craggy Na Pali cliffs close by.

Kauai offers beauty and serenity for an intimate elopement or grand gala at one of the luxury resorts. The quaint towns like Hanalei provide aloha spirit and charm. Expect wonderful weather year-round, although winters tend to be rainier.

Hiring a Kauai Wedding Photographer

On your special day, don’t trust iPhone snapshots of cousins and friends hoping to capture the magic. Charleton Churchill brings over a decade of wedding photography experience and familiarity with Kauai lighting, venues, and conditions to beautifully document every aspect of your celebration.

Logistics Expertise

The list of must-have shots means Charleton works quickly and efficiently to optimize lighting angles while wrangling groups for formal family photos then fading into the background for candid moments between. Backup gear means no lost memories. Shooting digitally allows quick yet subtle edits to perfect images worthy of album spreads and canvas gallery wraps for your wall at home to relive the joy.


From playful engagement sessions around Kauai’s waterfalls and beaches building comfort and rapport to poignant shots of wedding day reactions, tender glances, and emotional speeches, Charleton infuses artistry and storytelling into the photography. Dramatic portraits at Magic Hour showcase the vibrant colors of Hawaiian flora. Joyful reception images exude an island celebratory vibe.

Knows Kauai Venues

Having photographed stunning beach ceremonies at Tunnels Beach, rocket takeoffs at historic Allerton Garden, golden hour vow exchanges under the Napali Coast’s rugged ridges, and celebrations at the elegant St. Regis Princeville Resort, showcases amazing Kauai wedding photography across dozens of venues. Clients benefit from Charleton’s scouted shooting angles, site familiarity, and island connections.

Kauai Elopement Photography

For couples desiring an intimate wedding with just their closest loved ones present, Kauai’s spectacular scenery provides the ultimate backdrop for romantic elopement photography. Natural beauty replaces lavish décor.

Adventure Elopements

From saying “I do” atop coastal cliffs as waves crash below to exchanging vows at sunrise on secluded beaches with majestic mountains silhouetted behind, Charleton Churchill captures daring Kauai elopements amidst the island’s wild natural beauty along the Napali Coast and other lesser-known spots.

Tropical Beach Elopements

Many Kauai elopements feature blissful beach ceremonies with toes in the sand as gentle waves provide tranquil background noise under sunny skies or starry nights. Let Charleton unobtrusively photograph all the intimate romance. Relaxed portraits of the newlyweds have backdrops of palm trees, black lava outcroppings, and fiery sunsets over the Pacific.

Waterfall Elopements

Inland on the “Garden Isle” lies cascading waterfalls and tropical foliage. Exchange vows beneath a bridal veil-like cascade or poses against the towering rainbow eucalyptus trees near famous waterfalls like Secret Falls. Let magical Kauai elopement photography transport you to your private paradise with Charleton Churchill!

Kauai Wedding Venues

For couples planning a full guest list wedding celebration on Kauai, the island offers amazing venues for Hawaiian nuptials ranging from grand ballrooms to open-air gardens and lawns steps from the beach. Charleton Churchill can photograph weddings at all these spectacular locations and more on Kauai and across the Hawaiian Islands.

Resort Weddings

Luxurious resorts like Grand Hyatt Kauai, The Cliffs at Princeville, Sheraton Kauai, and the iconic St. Regis Princeville host stunning Kauai weddings and receptions with world-class amenities and dazzling backdrops. Soak up the unforgettable ambiance in Charleton’s photography showcasing all the emotional moments against the resort beauty.

Historic & Cultural Sites

From the stunning Allerton & McBryde Estate’s manicured gardens and pools overlooking the Pacific to the lush tropical Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens or the rustic Kauai Coffee Estate hosting plantation-chic affairs, clients love Charleton Churchill’s photography capturing the richness of their unique Kauai wedding venue.

Beach Weddings

With dozens of breathtaking Kauai beaches to choose from, nothing epitomizes a Hawaiian wedding more than exchanging vows in the sand with the ocean before you and swaying palms overhead. Let Charleton capture joyful newlywed portraits all across Kauai’s coastline from Hanalei Bay to Polihale State Park and beyond. Paradise!

Kauai Wedding Photography Packages

Ready to book award-winning Kauai wedding photographer Charleton Churchill? Contact Charleton today to check availability for your wedding date and discuss customizable photography packages.

Hourly Coverage

For elopements and smaller weddings desiring a few hours of photography coverage just during and after the ceremony, Charleton offers hourly rate packages capturing all your most important moments through beautiful portraits and joyful candids.

Half-Day Coverage

This popular package includes an engagement photo session around iconic Kauai backdrops before the big day followed by 4 to 5 hours of photographing prep, the ceremony itself, and early reception events the day.

Full-Day Coverage

Charleton’s premium package captures getting ready portraits in the morning, follows along for a first look reveal, and documents the ceremony and reception speeches through the final farewell sparkler sendoff after dark. 8-10 hours of total coverage tells the entire story.

Get in touch today to learn more about Kauai wedding photography packages from Charleton Churchill Photography! The portfolio at displays romantic elopements, resort weddings, plantation venues, and west-side celebrations illustrating Charleton’s style and expertise. Reserve your date for once-in-a-lifetime memories amid Kauai’s spectacular scenery. You’ll cherish the photographs forever when you relive those precious moments of becoming newlyweds on Paradise Island. Aloha!