you, your fiance, and
breathtaking Hawaiian views

cinematic photography that’s all about the two of you and no one else.

Maui elopement photographer

with years of photography cred and local savvy to help you plan
the best day ever on the most magic island in the world

  • Is the idea of a large wedding unappealing to you?
  • Do you crave something more intimate and meaningful?
  • Are you looking for breathtaking Hawaiian views to match the beauty of your unique journey as a couple?
  • Do you need a teammate to help you plan the adventure so you can focus on, you know, living it?

As your Maui Elopement photographer, I accompany you to capture every moment of your adventure discretely and authentically so you can focus on being in the moment with the one you love most.

Maui Elopement Photography by Angela Nelson Photography

I’m here to help you create the Maui elopement of your dreams


  • An adventure to intimate Maui vistas where you can exchange your vows in romantic seclusion. 
  • An award-winning Maui Elopement photographer to capture candid moments and epic portraiture to help you relive the moment for years to come. 
  • A seasoned Maui guide to curate an island experience that reflects your values and love for one another.
  • A celebration of your relationship surpassing traditional expectations of what a wedding “should” look like.

All collections come with Angie as your Maui elopement photographer and my signature legacy album. Beyond that, your day is completely customizable, from hours of coverage to Maui expeditions with your spouse-to-be. Whether you choose a trek to a remote overlook or an intimate ceremony at one of Maui’s many incredible venues, I’ve got you covered. 

Together, we’ll curate the elopement of your dreams, and I’ll have your back every step of the way. If you’re not seeing exactly what you’re looking for below, please reach out to see about my other options!


Maui Elopement Photography by Angela Nelson Photography



Includes elopement planning services and Angie as your photographer for a full day of coverage, followed by digitals, access to an online gallery, and the album. Other services may be added a la carte.


Embark on an elopement adventure to one of Maui’s many hidden gems. Includes elopement planning services and Angie as your photographer for 6 hours of coverage. Afterward, you will receive your digitals, access to an online gallery, and the album. Other services may be added a la carte.

Couple in a helicopter in maui, hawaii on their wedding day



Say “I do” atop Maui’s legendary volcano, the House of the Sun. Includes elopement planning services and Angie as your photographer for 3 hours of coverage. Afterward, you will receive your digitals, access to an online gallery, and the album. Other services may be added a la carte.


Includes Angie as your photographer for 3 hours of coverage, digitals, access to an online gallery, and the legacy album. Other services may be added a la carte.

Please note: I am currently not offering small beach elopements; my couples crave adventure!

look like everything you have been dreaming of?

Because I’m an elopement photographer in Maui, a teeny tiny island in the middle of the Pacific, an in-person meeting isn’t always possible.

That’s why they invented Zoom! 

I want to be sure that we are the perfect fit for one another. I’m going to be sharing your elopement day with you – so getting friendly early on is the best way to set the stage for an amazing experience.

Aloha! I’m Angie

bold. vibrant. authentic. cinematic.

Hi there! I’m Angie and I’m so glad you’re here. I’m a Maui elopement photographer who is pretty darn lucky to call this beautiful island home for the past decade.

Your wedding day is one you’ll revisit for the rest of your lives and you want amazing photographs to remind you of every moment.

I believe in moment-driven photography and epic portraiture.

Ya know – the kind of photos that make you laugh and cry. Or maybe laugh-cry.

And also the photos that make you say WOW. Because that image of you and your sweetie on a cliff with the sea raging below you and the sunset in the distance looks like something ripped straight from a movie. But it’s your photo from your wedding.

The flowers will wilt, the dress will hang in a closet, and the guests will leave – but your photos will stand the test of time. It is my aim to make you feel what your wedding day was like through your photographs.

the photos…my god they are freaking epic!

And that is an understatement, my wife looked like a dream, and dare I say I may never take another photo that looks this good in my life and I am okay with that.”

 – Chuck and Lauren

i believe in heirlooms


Creating a visual legacy that will outlive you and your spouse is what I believe in with all of my heart and soul.

That’s why every wedding collection comes with an album and wall art to adorn your home.

This means that after your full online gallery is delivered, we set up a time to create your very first family heirloom – an album that will allow you to relieve the memories of your elopement any time you choose at the turn of a page.

Designing and delivering luxury heirlooms that take you back to the moment you said “I Do” is one of my favorite parts of this entire process. Because you’ll get to showcase these beautiful images in your home for years to come.

Every story is unique, every story is timeless

That’s why cookie cutters are for cookies – not for weddings!

Your photos won’t look like everyone else’s, and that’s a promise. I take time to get to know the two of you so I can create irreplaceable art just for you.

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I can help with that!

This island has so many hidden gems. You need a local to help you discover them. I’ve captured over 200 weddings so far at nearly every wedding venue in Maui. 

Let me lead you off the beaten track to some of the island’s best-kept secrets.

questions? Bring them on!

I absolutely do. I will hand-hold you through the whole process. We’ll meet to discuss the locations, vision, and vibe of the day. I’ll share my favorite vendors and coordinate with them so we are all on the same page. While you directly book the vendors (so that way we keep the money squeaky clean), I’m here to help you put all the puzzle pieces together so you can focus on being in the moment when your elopement rolls around!

Absolutely. I don’t believe in holding images hostage for an extra fee. What you see is what you get. No matter what Maui elopement photography package you choose, I deliver your images in an online gallery with the print release so you can print them whenever and wherever you choose.

I typically shoot around 50 images per hour for events with guests. That being said, depending on what is going on, I may shoot more or less. While we’re trekking through the jungle, for example, I might not get as many shots as during the ceremony and romantics.

Heck yeah. I know all of the best vendors on this island who can help craft your incredible day. From finding Hair and Makeup Artists to Florists – I’m here to help you every step of the way!If you’re looking for an elopement venue, check out my comprehensive list!

Luckily, we don’t run into this often in Maui! But it certainly can happen. In fact, one of my favorite sessions ever was a day it was pouring rain! Not only am I good at shooting in natural light, but I’m also a pro at creating my own light when Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate. This ensures that, even if it’s dreary and rainy, we’ll still be able to create amazing images on your special day!

Read this blog article for more info.

Yes! While I know Maui like the back of my hand, I’m familiar with and photograph elopements on all the Hawaiian islands.

Send me an inquiry through the contact page or the form at the bottom of the page so we can make sure that your date is available! The very first thing we will do is schedule a Zoom call so we can see each other face-to-face! It is SO important that we ensure we’re a good fit for each other!

From there, I send you a contract that requires a 30% non-refundable retainer to secure your date! Once we lock that in, we can start chatting about your big day!

Currently, I am only doing portrait sessions for existing clients and wedding couples.

Maui Wedding Photography by Angela Nelson Photography


First step, drop me a note in the contact form below so we can touch base! Next, we’ll set up a Zoom call to make sure we are a good fit!

If we both feel good about our meeting, we’ll share a virtual high-five and I’ll send over all the good stuff so you can lock in my services for your elopement day. 


Let’s get this party started! Drop me a note and tell me about your big day.
I’ll be in touch within 24-48 business hours.

Award-winning Maui Wedding Photographer specializing in adventurous wedding and elopement photography across Hawaii. Personalized wedding albums, wall art, Maui venue expertise, and business coaching for photographers.