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Hawaii Photographer | Miss Hawaii 2018 Floral Tub Shoot

When I made it a goal this year to meet Pamakane with Ocean Dreamer and do a floral tub shoot, I figured it would be a one and done deal!

I would get to use the infamous floral tub here in Hawaii, get some great shots, and be done!

Well, as typical, that’s not what happened! 

What I didn’t know, is that I would be collaborating with her, and create a package deal for her tub, and use it almost 10 times in the past few months!

What I also didn’t realize is that I would meet some incredible people, one of them being Julie Chu, who is currently representing Hawaii as Miss Hawaii 2018!LOVE lighted Marquee sign

You know when you meet someone, and you just instantly click with their vibe and personality?

Well, that’s Julie all the way! 

I actually met her at a runway shoot at WeddingWeek here in Hawaii, and I was just drawn to how incredibly kind she was! When she reached out for a floral tub shoot, I knew that we had to make that happen!

And that we did!Floral Bath Tub Photo Shoot Hawaii Photographer Vanessa Hicks Photography

I was so incredibly nervous to photograph Julie, seeing as she has worked with some of the best in the industry from all over the world, and here I am, photographing her in a tub! But she made me feel so much better! <3

As I got to know her better (which, thats what you do when someone is sitting in a tub in their bathing suit), I got to learn more about her journey to the Miss Hawaii title, and also how she is a domestic abuse advocate, and uses her incredible platform to educate and bring a voice to domestic violence and empowering women.#themanamovement Miss Hawaii 2018 Julie Chu domestic violence quotes

I mean, I’m pretty sure Hawaii could not ask for a better person to represent their state at Miss USA, which is where Julie currently is!

The Miss USA 2018 pageant is being held in Shreveport, Louisiana, and will air LIVE on FOX Monday, May 21 at 8PM EST! Miss USA 2018 Pageant

You can bet we will be watching our beautiful queen that night! Take a look at her beautiful floral tub session, follow her at @misshiusa  & @juliechuhawaii and check out her website and her movement at www.juliechuhawaii.com!

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Vanessa Hicks Photography has been named Hawaii’s #1 Wedding Photographer for 2018 by Hawaii Magazine! Also specializes in engagements, couples, family and maternity sessions! Available for travel on all Hawaiian Islands and worldwide! Based in Hawaii and California!

See more floral tub sessions here and on my Instagram:

  1. Audrey says:

    What an incredible opportunity, and gorgeous pictures!!!

  2. Wow, every image is drool worthy! Great shooting and set ups and lighting and a beautiful woman. So lucky!!

  3. Aisha Fairh says:

    Wow! She sounds like an incredible woman! Thankful for women like her who use their platforms for good!!

  4. Amber says:

    These are so gorgeous

  5. Lindsay Zilke says:

    I wish I could come visit for one of these floral sessions!!

  6. Vanessa I am seriously telling you you’re killing it with these sessions. If I’m in Hawaii ever I need to have one of these they’re so pretty

  7. Ashton says:

    Sent ya an email on how to book these! I know Amber is chomping at the bit!

  8. Melissa says:

    She is absolutely gorgeous, and I love the projects she wants to be standing for! Also… can I please have that love sign?! OMG…

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