Daphne Hargrove Photography | A photograph is an instant of truth. It’s a bit of magic really- capturing the little things, forever, so that you can always return to the special feeling of that moment. I hope you enjoy the photos on the following pages as much as I have enjoyed being privy to those moments...
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A photo is worth a thousand words.

I’d love to help capture your story with uniquely beautiful photographs of your own…

REVIEWS
  •   Where do I begin? Daphne was a joy to work with from start to finish. I wanted to do something special for my husband and had a few friends do boudoir photos and figured it was a great surprise idea. I looked online and yelp and found a few photographers but I liked her style the best.

    Initial contact was through a phone call at around 7pm (I figured I'd leave a message) but I was instead met with a cheerful conversation with Daphne. Within 10 minutes I had an email detailing her options and pricing! This made this experience more easy for me. We were able to book for two weeks from the day.

    Each time we spoke her responses were professional and prompt. She provided recommendations for hair and makeup and listed contact information and directions for all of them. Which basically meant I didn't have much work to do on my own.

    The shoot was so fun and actually carefree, she was so bubbly and nice that my nervousness went away and I was able to relax. She estimated a week but was able to finish them 3 days later. The photos turned out amazing just as she said they would!

    thumb Charlene R.
    5/25/2017

      We love taking professional pictures of our family and especially so now with the addition of our baby girl! When looking for a new photographer for Olivia's newborn pictures, I turned to yelp and found Daphne! she had a 5 star rating and after viewing her portfolio on her website I decided to email her! What I found intially impressive was her immediate response! I'm a planner, I like things organized and I like being able to instantly mark things off my To-Do list and because she was so quick to respond via email I was able to do so. Olivia's newborn session - check

    Most photographers that we have worked with, they have a creative eye but some lack energy and personality. Daphne has it all. She was able to make my husband, 4 year old, newborn and myself feel comfortable and relaxed. She knew exactly what she wanted us to do, how to have us pose to get the best picture and lighting.

    Now the waiting part..... what!?! it took less than a week to get our pictures!!!  I've had to wait 2-4 weeks in other cases!!!! She even offered to deliver the pictures to my house because she was shooting in my area!!!! very sweet and way beyond expected! The pictures are absolutely amazing (aside from being partial because it is my family!) Daphne simply captured what we wanted!!!

    Simply said, Daphne was a absolute professional and a dream to work with! I can't wait to see the pictures she took of my daughters 4th birthday! Yes, thats right, we hired her AGAIN to shoot Chloe's 4th party!!!

    Thanks Daphne, can't wait to book our next session!!

    thumb Kat W.
    3/04/2012

      Daphne was so easy to coordinate with ahead of time. We really loved meeting her at the shoot, and her easy-going personality made it very relaxing and enjoyable for everyone in our family! She turned the photos around super quickly, which was really amazing. The photos were great - everyone was very happy with how they turned out. I would recommend Daphne in a heartbeat!

    thumb Lindsey K.
    8/08/2017

      We went to Honolulu for our baby moon. Daphne did the fantastic job with our photo shoot. I'm usually not happy with my pictures and I was thinking to myself even if I get 5 good photos out of 100 She takes I'm happy. But when she sent me the pictures, they are all beautiful, difficult to choose from . Lol.... she is fun, energetic and make you feel good. She knows beautiful hidden places. Don't look any further, go with Daphne. Thank you Daphne for making our baby moon memorable

    thumb Mona M.
    5/10/2018
  •   What an awesome experience!  Daphne worked with my wife 1 on 1 for a "boudoir" shoot before we met up to do maternity pictures outside.  The whole experience was wonderful, my beautiful wife felt beautiful, relaxed, and had FUN!  Daphne made the experience so pleasant.  The photos turned out amazing, and we are definitely having her do a photoshoot with the twins when the arrive!!!  Much mahalo, Daphne!

    thumb Andrew S.
    9/17/2016

      My girlfriend and I were vacationing in Oahu earlier this month and I wanted to capture a very special moment on film and needed a photographer.  Enter Daphne Hargrove.  Daphne exceeded my expectations.  She was very personable and accommodating and even went out of her way to help me pick the perfect location to "get down on one knee."  Her photos were flawless.  Thank you Daphne greatly for helping us out and capturing that very special moment with me and my newly engaged fiancée and making it picture perfect!

    thumb Eric L.
    5/17/2017

      Daphne is an excellent photographer! She knows how to take your ideas/visions, and has an eye of capturing the perfect moments. If you are looking for a photographer who creative, caring, talented, and efficient... then I highly recommend Daphne to capture your special moments that create memories.

    thumb Shana C.
    7/09/2017

      This is our 5th year getting our family photos done by Daphne, and our kids were the CRAZIEST this year...and the pictures are still beautiful and amazing!! Daphne has the ability to bring out the most captivating smiles and heart stopping serious poses. She is so patient and also knows how to motivate the kids. She can roll with the kids and turn their antics into amazing poses! I am sure to have Daphne do our family photos for year to come!!

    thumb Jennifer K.
    11/17/2015
  •   If you want to have amazing newborn and family pictures done, look no further! This was our family's first time doing professional photography. Have to admit I was a little reluctant at first, as 8-10 days after baby is born seems so soon and Mom is still in sleep deprecation mode! However, you definitely want to have them done when baby is still so little (as they truly do grow so fast!) and sleepy.
    Daphne was so professional and made all of us feel at ease! My little one even pee-ed on her and she handled it like a champ-comes
    with the territory as she said! 🙂
    Also, my toddler is very adverse to photographs and does not like standing still or smiling for the camera. She worked her magic and somehow got pictures with him smiling!
    She was so quick with the turnaround on the pictures too as she knew we wanted them for Christmas. We just got them yesterday and they are gorgeous!! She is a real pro and very talented!!Would highly recommend her and definitely plan to use her again if we do another photo session!!

    thumb Courtney G.
    12/23/2017

      Daphne was excellent to work with for our maternity photos.  The location she suggested was gorgeous, her personality warm and her photos are stunning.  In addition, she was able to deliver our photos to us within the week!  This was wonderful of her especially since I waited until I was 38 weeks along to do my photos.  I'd highly recommend her to anyone looking to have maternity photos done.

    thumb Teresa V.
    3/12/2017

      My wife and I hired Daphne to do our engagement photos on Kailua Beach and we were blown away by how incredible the shots were. We sent them out to all our family and friends and people loved them so much, many of them asked us for Daphne's info. We even used a few of the shots in our wedding invitation, thank you notes, and a book... and again, everyone told us they truly loved the pictures.

    Simply talking about the quality of Daphne's photos doesn't even begin to explain why you will love working with her. She is one of the nicest, most caring people you'll ever meet, and your happiness *genuinely* matters to her. When she smiles (and she's always smiling), you'll smile... and your photos will be amazing as a result. She'll help you and your family feel at ease and you'll see that she will do everything she can to make sure you are thrilled with the results.

    As a photographer myself, I can tell you that Daphne is a true artist both with the camera and in post-production. She spends a lot of time fine-touching your photographs to make them unique, beautiful, and perfect for framing. Many professional photographers simply add a couple pre-canned filters... but not Daphne. She goes through everything by hand and you can tell with the results that she is really driven her immense creativity and passion for photography.

    I guarantee that you will be thrilled that you hired Daphne to capture your special moments, portfolio, family portraits, etc. After you work with her, you'll be writing a 5-star review just like me... I promise.

    thumb Evan R.
    6/19/2011

      My wife and I decided to finally have some professionally done photos taken and found Daphne through a mutual friend. My wife looked through her photos on Instagram and decided to reach out. We met her at the Halona Blowhole for our photographs. She was incredibly courteous and professional and ensured we were having a good time while she was snapping photos. We just received our preview photos back after a week(incredibly quick) and they look amazing!! Would recommend to any one of my friends looking for a photographer.

    thumb Jordan M.
    12/22/2017