• Kristen Benevides

Sandys Elopement Shoot | Oahu | Sydney + Ryan

Updated: Dec 19, 2019

I am 90% sure that when I get married, it’s going to be an elopement. I love the intimacy of such a small gathering… and you can get some epic photos if you hire the right photographer (*cough… choose me!… cough*). I was lucky to be a part of a styled elopement shoot with other photographers. Don’t let the word “styled” fool you. Yes, it was styled by a photographer and technically they didn’t elope. But that’s only because they are already married. The feelings and intimacy from our models, Sydney and Ryan, are absolutely real.


I love every one of these photos from this shoot. I took a lot… like a lot a lot. And I limited this post by A LOT. My intention is to dive into elopements (and hopefully adventure elopements) in the future. So any who, please enjoy photos from this epic shoot.


Models: Sydney and Ryan Kroll

Florals: Morisato Flowers

Dress: Beatrice Bridal

HMUA: Color My Kisses


P.S. Any brides reading this… if you are looking for a dress, check out Erin at Beatrice Bridal! If you mention my name there is a 10% referral fee. And if you buy a dress she will chip in a free veil.

Hope you enjoyed that! Because I did ;D.


If you’re convinced I’m the girl that can capture all your elopement goodness… then hit me up! I’m dying to shoot another elopement.


Kristen Iwalani

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