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I started Sam Guerpo Photography because I’m passionate about serving families and couples! From large extended families to the couple that is on their baby moon! The family reunion because your family is celebrating a huge milestone (75th birthday or 50 year wedding anniversary) or the couple just getting away to get a break from […]

Reasons to Choose Sam Guerpo for Your Big Island Photoshoot

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At Sam Guerpo Photography, we love family photo sessions!  If you’ve booked a session for your family with children, you probably have some questions.  This article includes tips for making the whole experience enjoyable for you and the kids. Prepare Your Children If you’re planning on doing a photo shoot with children, the best tip […]

Preparing Kids for a Perfect Family Photo Session

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Pregnancy is a beautiful journey for expecting parents. Scheduling a professional photography session is one of the best ways to preserve your pregnancy experience with priceless life-long memories! There are several options available to you when it comes to maternity photography. The personality and style of the expectant parents can be reflected in various poses, […]

How To Look & Feel Great In Your Big Island Maternity Photos

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One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is “How do I prepare for the photo shoot?”, and we’re so glad you ask!  Preparation for our sessions certainly helps ensure we capture the perfect photos. As an experienced photographer in Kona, Hawaii, we’re here to help you determine the beach location, what to wear, […]

Tips to Prepare For Your Family’s Big Island Beach Photo Shoot

Big Island Family Photos

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Aside from your wedding day, one of the most memorable moments in your life will be the decision you and your significant other make to spend the rest of your lives together. Capturing that moment is something you’ll appreciate for the rest of your life! There will be a lot of excitement, emotions, and possibly […]

Reasons To Hire a Proposal Photographer to Capture Your Big Island Marriage Proposal

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From online networking opportunities to resume accentuating, your corporate headshot speaks volumes on your behalf. But, what is yours saying? If you are looking to update your online presence and are in the Kona, Hawaii area, here are five reasons you should consider a beach portrait session for your professional headshots.  Outdoor headshots are more […]

5 Reasons Why Your Professional Headshot Needs to Be a Beach Portrait

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Planning a family trip to Kona, Hawaii, is so exciting! If you’ve decided to book family beach pictures, I am sure the question you’re asking yourself is – what is everyone going to wear? As a family photographer, I have helped countless families capture their dream family portraits. Let me provide you with some outfit […]

Outfit Ideas for Family Beach Pictures In Kona

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So, you’re planning your big Kona, Hawaii trip. Maybe it’s your first time to the Big Island, or perhaps it’s just the first time bringing the kids. Whether you are celebrating, vacationing, or just looking to step up your business headshots – the most gorgeous backdrops to your photos lie on the beaches of Kona, […]

5 Reasons You Want a Photographer for Your Trip to Kona

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How much time do you really need to capture beautiful imagery? Honestly, we can get quite a bit done in a 30-minute session for a couple! But if you want to utilize several back drops and warm up to the camera, I’d recommend booking a 60-minute session. As a Big Island Couples Photographer, I love […]

Stunning Big Island Couples Mini Portrait Session

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Whit and Kate planned a trip to Hawaii, but little did Kate know – it included a sweet suprise! They went to the beach, hiking and enjoyed all that the Big Island had to offer! Whit knew this was the perfect time to propose to Kate! He reached out and we got to planning! Kate […]

Big Island Hawaii Surprise Proposal

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Fun-filled, relaxed sessions even dad will enjoy taking photos! Ready to have some fun and create memories with your family?