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Hawaii Big Island's most sought after

Newborn, Maternity,Child and Cake Smash Photographer


Precious Encounters Photography is Big Islands premier luxury boutique studio specializing in maternity, newborn, babies, children portraits, motherhood and cake smash photography.


Here at Precious Encounters Photography, we are focused on giving you a portrait experience unlike any other. We have two studio locations and have everything you need for your portrait experience. We are a full service photography studio offering printed products and digital images with your session with us. We strive in printing what you want to preserve for generations to come.



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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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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located in kailua-kona, Hawaii

75-5782 Kuakini highway

kona, hi 96740


Hilo, Hawaii

58 Kino'ole St

suite 102

Hilo, HI 96720