PHOTOGRAPHERS

fotogénica is a photographer crew that shoots “Hearts with Heart”! Bridal photos are not only about technique, but also about the clients’ character, atmosphere and the condition of day, therefore decision making and communication ability makes a big difference. Only photographers with such bridal photo shooting experiences will be able to capture the moments of your special day with “Heart”.


TEAM

MAKOTO ISHII
photographer
After studying photography in the states, Makoto has been a Wedding Photographer for 15 years shooting many celebrity wedding photos in Hawaii, Japan and other resort areas. A true photographer who always “shoots photos with heart”.

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MAKO OZAKI
photographer
“Capture the moment”
The moment of a father’s natural expression, the best smile that a bride only shows to the groom. Born and raised in Hawaii, Mako creates fun and memorable shootings with his unique Japanese.
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CHARLES NAKANISHI
photographer
Charles started his career as a videographer 15 years ago, then 5 years later as a still photographer. With years of experience, his goal is to capture moments and imagery that will take people back to the day they exchanged vows.

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AYA TOMIKAWA
photographer
“Soft” would be the word to express Aya’s photos. Being a women enables her to take subtle moments, and bring the softness into the image and subject.
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ERIKO FURUTA
photographer
Eriko came to Hawaii in 2001 to study abroad while attending University of Hawaii, she interned under a wedding coordinator, which led her into the wedding industry. She then began photography. Joining RECUERDO PHOTOGRAPHY in 2010, then starts freelancing in 2012.
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KIKU BYRNE
photographer
In 2003, Kiku started wedding videography and photography in Hawaii. She also worked as a graphic designer creating ads and sales promotions, making her a Pele Awards winner at the biggest design award show in Hawaii. Easygoing and loves Hawaii, Kiku enjoys dancing and curry.
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YUKIKO NODA
photographer
Yukiko came to Hawaii in 2007. Works as a photographer mainly in wedding and family photos. She aims to shoot photos that would bring back the feeling and air of Hawaii when looking back at the photos 5, 10 or even 20 years later.
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PAKKAI YIM
photographer
Born in Hong Kong, Pakkai moved to Hawaii for high school. After studying art at University of Hawaii, he worked at a Japanese publishing company. He began freelancing in 2010, engaging in areas such as wedding and family photos, Japanese fashion, travel and in-flight magazines and ads. Fluent in Japanese, English and Chinese.
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ANTHONY TAMAYO JR.
photographer

Anthony fell in love with photography while surfing with friends on Guam nearly 20 years ago. Since 2004, his passion for photography has allowed him to capture events in many exotic destinations including Guam, Palau, Saipan, & Hawaii. Currently residing in Las Vegas, his work has taken him all over the US in places like Vegas, San Francisco, Phoenix & beyond.

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MEGUMI PEREZ
photographer

Born and raised in Sapporo, Japan, she started wedding photography after graduating from university and fell in love with the photography world. Megumi loves shooting everything from wedding, to maternity and newborn photos. Always trying to capture the moment that can bring back memories.

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MEGUMI KEAN
photographer
After completing her BA in Photography at UH in 2011, she spent 5 years working with a Honolulu wedding photography company. Specializing in wedding and portrait photography, her cheerful and loving personality makes her clients feel the aloha as soon as they meet her. She is honored to share in “that special day” to capture moments that will last a lifetime.
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