A Dream is Born
Maddie has long dreamed of Hawaii. Visions of dancing palm trees and sparkling blue water have colored her dreams as long as she could remember. And the dolphins. Oh, the dolphins! Knowing they were out there swimming free just offshore with the possibility to see them leap and spin. Her 11-year-old body trembled with excitement.
As the leaves began to change in the midwest and winter threatened with gloomy skies, the plan, the dream started to become real. Tickets were booked for a trip in the heart of winter – a delightful shock of warmth and vitamin D to the system. Hotels were arranged, a dolphin encounter at Sea Life Park was a must along with a photo session.
Second only to dolphins was her fantasy of a photo session featuring herself as the beach queen. She would wear a long flowing dress and fragrant Haku lei as she stood at the edge of her ocean empire. The session would include her entire family, of course, but reserve a little bit of time just for her.
About the Session
Lanikai Beach has a natural bit of magic to it and sunrise there is a favorite location for family photography and films. In February, the sun rises between the twin islands making a beautiful spectacle. The glowing scene was punctuated by an outrigger canoe – a quintessential Hawaiian site.
The girls ran onto the scene in a gaggle of pink dresses. Sunrise stopped them in their tracks and their mouths fell open in delight. The light softened and we got to the business of playing and
Watch their family film here.
See a glimpse of their photo gallery here.
As the sun became
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