Kauai
Portrait Locations

In Wailua on Kauai's east side, near Kapa'a and Lihue surrounded by lush green MOUNTAINS.

Lydgate Beach

Features: 
- Some Palm Trees 
- Calm water in areas with rocks, great for families with small kids.
- Centrally located with parking and restrooms
- Has a rustic and natural feel
- Soft pastel sunsets
- Great for morning and sunset sessions
- Can be busy on weekends, weekdays are recommended.


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Directly in front of the popular Waipouli Beach resort near Kapa'a. this little gem of a beach has a great of variety of scenery. It's eastern facing shores make for spectacularly dreamy soft portraits with bright light in the morning and more muted light in the evening. 

Waipouli Beach

Best For: 
Morning or sunset
Larger groups
Features: 
Long sandy beach
dramatic mountains and rock formations in the distance
Centrally located
Easy access and large parking lot

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Located on Kauai's East Shore, this Large beach has a dramatic natural feel, with green and rocky areas in the background, it is QUINTESSENTIAL Kauai.

Kealia Beach Park

Features:
- Long sandy beach
- Greenery and rocks
- Plenty of parking
- Beautiful light both morning and sunset
- Pastel sunsets and glowing mornings

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Near the resort area of poipu on Kauai's south shore, it's near the action without all the CROWDS.

Kukuiula Beach

Features: 
- Great variety of scenery
- Large rock formations
- Large grassy area
- Great for morning or sunset sessions
- Parking and restrooms

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In the resort area of Poipu, Shipwrecks beach is epicly scenic with large rock formations and lots of green next to the beach for a variety of scenery.

Shipwrecks Beach

Features: 
-White sand and aqua water
-Dramatic Rock Formations
-Small forest area next to beach for variety
-Some lava rocks
-Because it is near a large resort, this beach can be very busy.
-Great for sunset sessions


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On Kauai's famous north shore, this rugged beach has many options for a variety of portrait backdrops

Anini Beach Park

Features: 
-Larger beach with many small coves
-Palm Trees
-Great for morning and sunset sessions, sunsets are soft and pastel
-Mountains in the distance
- Some lava rocks




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This South Side beach has a variety of scenic options for photos. A beautiful CRESCENT shaped beach on one side and A large reef next to the shore on the other that creates dramatic waterfalls off the rocks when the waves crash.

Saltpond Beach Park

Features: 
- Ample Parking and Restrooms
- Close to the resort area of Poipu
- Two different beach looks in one location
- Great for sunset portrait sessions
- Can be busy with other photo shoots and weddings.


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