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Hawaii's most sought after

Newborn, Maternity, Child, Cake Smash, & family Photographer


I capture fleeting moments and turn them

into your family's legacy
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Precious Encounters Photography is Hawaii's premier luxury boutique studio specializing in maternity, newborn, babies, children, motherhood, cake smash, senior and family photography. Let us preserve the fleeting moments you'll never get back.


Here at Precious Encounters Photography, we are focused on giving you a portrait experience unlike any other. We have two studio locations one in Hilo and one in Kona, with another coming to Oahu Oct 2023. We have everything you need for your portrait experience. We are a full service photography studio offering printed products and digital images with your sessions.


We are excited you have considered us to document these fleeting moments in your lives.



Why Precious Encounters Photography?


~ Support a local small buisness

~ Full service studio

~ Beautiful portraits

~ 5 star reviews from hundreds of clients

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but oh so fleetingChildhood is the most beautiful

of all of life's seasons

Michelle Taylor is a higley sought after Big Island newborn, maternity and child portrait photographer. She has two studio locations for your convenience. One is downtown Hilo and the other in downtown Kailua-Kona. Michelle has been published in magazines, such as the Ana Brandt Belly | Baby Wear Multiples Issue and is on her way to being published internationally.

Michelle is a wife and a mom to three wonderful "almost" adult children. She completely understands how fleeting these moments truly are! When you look at an image created by Precious Encounters Photography, Michelle wants you to remember the experience and personal attention of a custom portrait photographer.

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telephone (808) 238-8578

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located in kailua-kona, Hawaii

75-5782 Kuakini highway

kona, hi 96740


Hilo, Hawaii

58 Kino'ole St

suite 102

Hilo, HI 96720