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Hawaii's most sought after

Newborn, Maternity, Child, Cake Smash, & family Photographer on Oahu and Big island


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, and family photography. When we document these precious moments, it's something special that you can look back on and cherish for years to come. Photography is such a luxurious experience, and it only becomes more priceless as time passes.

Let us help you capture the special moments of your baby's first year! From the anticipation of your baby bump to their first birthday, we want to be part of your family's legacy. Let us preserve the fleeting moments you'll never get back. Whether you are album, folio box, wall art or digital lovers, we have everything covered to preserve these moments in your lives.


Here at Precious Encounters Photography, we are focused on giving you a portrait experience unlike any other. We have two studio locations in Hawaii with one in Hilo, and another in Honolulu Hawaii.

We have everything you need for your portrait experience with us. 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. Ready to book or have any questions? Contact us today!



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 Hawaii newborn, maternity and child portrait photographer. She has two studio locations for your convenience. One is downtown Hilo another in downtown Honolulu! 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 to her partner in crime and assistant Aaron, and a mom to three wonderful 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

Honolulu, hawaii

212 Merchant St

suite 320

honolulu, hi 96813


hilo, hawaii

58 kino'ole st

suite 102

hilo, hi 96720