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09-01-16 John and Kindra said… 

John and I are from Arizona and when we started planning our wedding we got a little nervous because we were doing everything over the phone and not in person, so of course I was nervous about our vendors. Looking at Tad’s work on his website did put me at ease but then finally meeting him and watching him work was another thing. We all had so much fun, he’s very passionate about his work and the pictures turned out AMAZING!! We are very happy and so glad we got the chance to work with Tad. We Highly recommend him!!!


07-27-16 Bill & Tyler Skinner said…

Tad was the most amazing photographer! He is kind, professional, and artistic! He captures tiny fleeting moments unseen by most but ones that will be forever treasured. He really worked with us to give us exactly what we wanted while effortlessly guiding us toward the right lighting, feeling, and emotion for the “perfect shot”. We feel fortunate to have had him with us on our special day. We highly recommend him for any photography needs. Thank you Tad, you made our wedding ceremony Magical!!!

 


05-24-16 Jonathan & Hannah said…

TAD is amazing. You will not regret choosing him. He knows the island super well and can take you to 5-6 different locations in 2 hours so your wedding book will look like you took pictures for weeks.

TAD is also very skilled. I’ve worked with many photographers and they are not all equal. He can get “the perfect shot” very quickly and enhance it a great Del during post. He also works quickly. An hour with Tad is like 2 hours with any other photographer. So you won’t be exhausted and will have more time to enjoy your day

You can’t go back and get the shot you want later. This is an important day. You will not be disappointed.

I faught him a lot in the beginning trying to tell him what I wanted. I’m a bit of a control freak. In the end I trusted him and went with all his ideas and locations and I am supremely glad I did. It ended up much better than what I wanted.

Thank you TAD. YOU ROCKED IT.

JONATHAn


 

05-19-16 Bonnie & Mike Sullivan said…

Tad Craig is not only a skilled, passionate photographer but also a kind and thoughtful person to work with! We had planned a private, sunset ceremony on the beach on May 19. Tad came prepared with a myriad of photo equipment to capture our special evening as well as a lively personality to make every aspect enjoyable. He had planned for the approaching storm and caught a few minutes of the sun rays breaking through the clouds. Thankfully, the storm went around us and Tad used the dark sky as a backdrop for picturesque beach photos. In addition, he expertly shot breathtaking sunset photos in the moments following the storm. The entire experience with Tad has been incredible and beyond our expectations. His photos were so impressive that we upgraded to purchasing all of them!
Words to describe Tad Craig Photography: stunning, skillful, accommodating, friendly, fun.


02-05-16 Cynthia & Todd said…

My little wedding on a beach in Maui was perfect… in lots of ways… but having Tad as our photographer was hands down the coolest and best planning decision I made. It is impossible to sit here and write in words how pleased I am with not only the images he captured, but also his focused determination and genuine enthusiasm. My husband and I had a blast… we got married on a beautiful beach, climbed on rocks, made fun of each other and soaked in every second of our special day in Maui, Tad orchestrated and captured every second of it beautifully!! If I can give any advice (other than just book Tad Craig) it would be to book him for just a little bit longer than you think you need, I promise that you will be thankful that you did. He is so incredibly creative, and he somehow finds a way to turn every single minute into an incredible new idea or photo location. Having Tad as out photographer was without a doubt the best wedding planning decision I made. My husband and I will smile at these pictures for the rest of our lives 🙂


 

 

10-16-15 Krystal said…

From start to finish, even being all the way in California, Tad it was extremely friendly and helpful in planning the process. My husband and I both felt comfortable and that made our experience so much more enjoyable! Our pictures came out absolutely breathtaking, and the service from the entire process was smooth. Even down to the small detail of delivery of our pictures on a custom wooden USB drive in its owner adorable box. I would recommend Tad’s service to anyone looking to have pictures done in Maui.

 


9-28-15 Lisa said…

My husband and I decided to get married at The Westin Ka’anapali in Maui without seeing the property. We had already done some research on photographers and found Tad on our own and were so happy to know that he was a preferred vendor with The Westin and we were able to select his as our photographer. Tad had great knowledge of all the sweet spots for pictures around the property and hustled to get the best shots before we lost daylight. I was blown away to see that he captured my new husbands face, as well as me walking down the aisle, as well as a FULL shot of all my guest with me walking down the aisle. I didn’t think that one photographer would be able to capture it all and HE DID. Tad had the best personality that meshed with ours to a “T”. He also posted some pictures almost immediately after the wedding on social media that looked like they were out of a magazine! My husband and I already contacted Tad to take our photos when we return to Maui for our year anniversary. I highly recommend him and if you are on the fence – just find his Instagram (Tad Craig Photography) and take a look. His work speaks for itself! Mahalo Tad.


 

08-26-14 Mira said…

 

My husband and I had a small wedding at the Westin in Maui on 8/26/14. Pictures and great photography were really important to us, as we traveled hundreds of miles from Chicago for our special day. I was really nervous the morning of our wedding, worrying about every detail. When Tad showed up, his energy was extremely addictive and you can sense his passion for photography from miles away. All my worries quickly vanished the minute he started doing his magic. You can tell that he really loves his job and he was very knowledgeable. We are really pleased with our decision to choose Tad! We cannot wait to see the rest of our photos.

 

 


3-01-14 Autumn said…

Tad and Marie-Claude were absolutely fabulous:-) The photos are all beautiful!! They managed to get great photos of every single part of our celebration and special day. They were tremendously helpful from the wedding day, actually, before the wedding day, until long after:-) They were especially supportive in assisting us with the selection process for our wedding album:-) On our wedding day, they were so very helpful and knowledgeable and they took so many wonderful photos for us. We just thought Tad Craig Photography was the best and would highly recommend them to any couple planning their big day:-)!

 


 

 

 03-28-13  Jessica & Martin said….

Wedding at Makena Cove Jessica & Martin 03-28-13 Tad was a true blessing! We just celebrated our wedding on the gorgeous island of Maui, HI. 03/28/2013. Tad was an instant hit with my husband and I while talking on the phone with him, about what we envisioned for our wedding, as well as a second photo shoot the following day out along the Hana Hwy, with the scenic views and waterfalls. He was very helpful with ideas and suggestions to make things run easily and smooth and turn out how we hoped! He was very considerate and workable to whatever our wants were! We spoke with him numerous times before arriving on the island, and once we were there he took time out to meet and talk with us in person about more details for the big day! He has a great energy and enthusiasm about him! He captured the beauty of Makena Cove but mostly the beauty and moments we will always remember of our bi…g day! The unbelievable shots he got on our second shoot along the Hana Hwy. are just that, unbelievable! He went above and beyond, and absolutely exceeded all our expectations! He has an amazing eye and talent in photography! He has very good quality equipment, and he utilizes every bit of it to maximize the quality of your photographs! I suggest him for ANY of your photography needs! If I lived on Maui I would have Tad do all of our family photography! If you are looking into lots of different photographers, please be sure to give Tad your time and consideration! Look at his photos, but make sure you give him a call and talk to him about your ideas. I guarantee after talking with him, he will be at the top of your list and that you will find it difficult to find another photographer that will top what he will bring to your experience and to your photographs! — Jessica


9-11-12 Lindsay & John said…

South Maluaka Beach, in front of The Makena Beach & Golf Resort. Lindsay & John 9-11-12 Aloha Tad!! I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed having you photograph John and I as well as our family at our wedding. You were so much fun to work with! I could truly see what a talent you have as a photographer and I am so glad that I chose you to capture our special day. Thank you again. — Lindsay


7-06-12 Jessica & Aaron said…

Wedding at The Four Seasons Maui Resort & Spa with the coordination of Karen Lincoln from The Four Seasons Maui Jessica & Aaron 7-06-12 Tad Craig did an outstanding job on our wedding pictures! I couldn’t be happier with the way they all turned out. He made us feel comfortable and very at ease, as well as have fun with the whole process. He did so many great and creative shots, from the balcony, staircase, fountain and as well the beach with the sunset! it was absolutely beautiful!!!! I HIGHLY recommend Tad to any future brides out there!


6-13-12 Jill & Jason said….

Wedding at The Maui Gardens in Haiku with the coordination of Bernie Freitas from White Orchid Wedding Jill & Jason 6-13-12 Tad was fantastic! He was super responsive prior to the wedding and magnificent on the day. Taking photos was fun with Tad and he was so relaxed with us and our family members! He captured all the moments and more. He even made sure to capture the pattern in my lace wedding dress in a way I had not seen before. We LOVE our wedding pictures!


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4-17-12 Lisa & Ed said…

Wedding at The Westin Maui in Kaanapali with the coordination of Sarah Snyder from The Westin Maui Lisa & Ed 4-17-12 I highly recommend Tad Craig Photography. Tad was a joy to work with…fun but very professional, and the quality of his work was excellent.


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3-31-12 Hannah & Timothy said…

Wedding at Olowalu Plantation House coordinated by Bernie Freitas from White Orchid Wedding Hannah & Timothy 3-31-12 Tad Craig photographed our wedding in Maui!!! He did such an excellent job! He was so easy to work with, friendly, and best of all gave us some amazing pictures for our special day!! I would definitely highly recommend Tad!!!


3-4-12 April & Jamie said…

Wedding at The Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa coordinated by Wendy Badua from The Hyatt Maui. April & Jamie 3-4-12 Tad did amazing job on our pictures, every time we look at our pictures it takes us back to our wedding day!!!! Thanks Tad for everything!!


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2-28-12 Vanessa & Ricardo said…

Wedding at Olowalu Plantation House in Lahaina Vanessa & Ricardo 2-28-12 Future brides, look no further for a photographer, Tad is your guy! _ Planning my wedding all the way from Italy was very stressful. I reviewed several other photographer websites and thankfully came across Tad’s. It was helpful to see my wedding location, the Olowalu Plantation House, in his portfolio. I reviewed his other work and that’s what convinced me. Also, I saw that several of his clients returned to him for other events-very reassuring. For us, he was very professional and performed his work in a way that didn’t interrupt the wedding festivities. He was also patient and kind with our non-English speaking guests. The finish product, our album, is how we say here in Italia, ” perfetto”! I plan to use him again for our next Hawaiian vacation! Rest assured that by choosing Tad, your wedding memories will be in the best hands. My only negative is that I couldn’t afford to keep him longer! I paid the hotel stay for all my guests. Cut your costs in other areas and spend more on your time with this photographer, it’s worth it! Graziemille Tad!


2-24-12 Linda & Jason Ephraim said…

Wedding at Sugarman’s Estate in Makena with the coordination of Bernadette Freitas from White Orchid Wedding Linda & Jason Ephraim 2-24-12 Tad photographed our wedding at the Sugarman’s Estate in February. He was such a pleasure to work with and put everyone at ease. Our family and friends have raved about our photos, and he did such an amazing job at capturing the wedding, including some really gorgeous artistic shots. We highly recommend Tad!


2-18-12 Michelle & Christian Foley said…

Wedding at White Rock Beach in Wailea Michelle & Christian Foley 2-18-12 Tad is a very talented, personable and professional photographer. I would recommend his services to any couple that wants their pictures to tell their story.


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1-2-12 Lisa & Tony Winczewski said…

Wedding at a private Oceanfront Estate in Lahaina coordinated by Barbara Gerraty from White Orchid Wedding Lisa & Tony Winczewski 1-2-12 Tad did a beautiful job with our pictures. He was professional, creative, and we enjoyed working with him. He was very concencious and took many photos to ensure he captured every angle. I could not have asked for better pictures.


10-21-11 Lucia & Sy Ochoa said..

Wedding at The Hyatt Regency Maui Resort in Spa in Lahaina coordinated by Edie Tam from The Hyatt Maui. Lucia & Sy Ochoa 10-21-11 Aloha Tad! We just received our album and we are so impressed as to how beautiful it turned out to be!!! Wow, the quality looks amazing and it is really nice! Also, the large 11x14 picture came out so beautiful! I can’t wait to buy a nice frame and put it up! And we were also surprised with the calendar…it is soo nice! Thank you so much for the great work and the time you took to make our wedding day so memorable! Your customer service was amazing and always so helpful and personal! I really enjoyed working with you and Marie-Claude. I will definitely recommend you guys to anyone who is getting married in Maui…again thanks so much and I hope to someday come back to Maui! Mahalo!


8-6-11 Kristi & Hugo Carbajal said…

Wedding at Paradise Point in Kapalua with coordination of Vickie Jackson from Dolphin Dream Weddings Kristi & Hugo Carbajal 8-6-11 Tad was absolutely wonderful! He exceeded our expectations on every front. He was warm, kind, prompt, professional and brought out the best of everyone in every shot. He is an incredibly talented photographer with a creative eye. We just finished working on our album (which he was always available for questions) and literally struggled picking out which pictures to use because they were all so great. Everyone at our wedding commented on how professional and nice he was and he got more shots by himself than some of my girlfriend’s photographers for their wedding having had a whole team. Tad was so great throughout the whole process and I recommend him without any reservation. If you are getting married on Maui, there is no better photographer than TAD CRAIG!


 

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